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Healthy Home Made Big Boy Beef Biscuits

  • 1/2 cup dry milk
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon parsley
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 1 small (2.5 oz) jar beef baby food
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup rye flour
  • 1 cup cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1/2 cup cracked wheat
  • For the Glaze – 1 egg, 2 tablespoons beef broth
  • Directions:

    Preheat oven to 325 ° F.
    Big Boy Beef Biscuits -RottyranchIn a large bowl, combine the dry milk, egg garlic, parsley, oil, honey, baby food, and broth. Gradually blend in the flours and cracked wheat. Add enough wheat flour to form a stiff dough.

    Transfer to a floured surface and knead until smooth (about 3-5 minutes). Shape the dough into a ball, and roll to 1/2-inch (12 mm) thick. Using bone-shaped cookie cutters, make biscuits! Transfer to un-greased baking sheets, spacing them about 1/4 inch (6 mm) apart. Gather up the scraps, roll out again, and cut additional biscuits.

    Bake for 30 minutes. Whisk together the egg and broth for the glaze. Brush biscuits with the glaze on both sides. Return to oven and bake for an additional 30 minutes. Let cool overnight.

    Makes several dozen small bones that freeze well. Or 2 1/2 to 3 dozen large bones, depending on the size of cookie cutter you use.

    (Please note: If your furry friend has any health issues, please check with your vet before giving them any treats – homemade or store-bought!)

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