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Blueberry Banana Biscotti

Dog treat recipe – Blueberry Banana Biscotti – From Better Food for Dogs

NB:This recipe is for doggie treats. It should not constitute the primary diet of your dog, and is not suitable for cats.

Blueberry Banana Biscotti

Makes about 1 lb (500 g) of Biscotti

  • Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C)
  • Nonstick baking sheets – Food processor

4 cups all-purpose flour 1 L
1/4 tsp baking powder 1 mL
1/4 tsp baking soda 1 mL
1 cup chopped peeled banana 250 mL
1/2 cup blueberries, thawed if frozen 125 mL
2 tbsp each canola oil and water 25 mL
1 large egg 1
1 tsp vanilla 5 mL

  1. In a large bowl, combine flour, baking powder and baking soda. In a food processor, combine banana, blueberries, oil, water, egg and vanilla. Puree until smooth. Pour over dry ingredients and mix well.
  2. In the bowl and using hands, knead until dough holds together. Transfer to lightly floured surface. Divide dough into 2 equal pieces. Shape each piece into a log. Flatten the logs to make about 4 inches (10 cm) wide.
  3. With a fork, poke holes all over the surface of the logs. Place about 4 inches (10 cm) apart on baking sheet.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes or until firm. Place pan on a rack and let cool for 30 minutes. Reduce oven temperature to 300 F (150 C).
  5. With a sharp knife, cut each log into 1/4-inch/0.5 cm thick slices. Place, cut side down, about 1/2 inch (1 cm) apart on baking sheets. Bake for 30 minutes longer or until hard. Transfer cookies to a rack and let cool completely. Store in a tightly sealed container for up to 30 days.

Excerpted with permission from Better Food for Dogs A complete cookbook and nutrition guide. David Bastin, Jennifer Ashton and Dr. Grant Nixon D.V.M. Published by Robert Rose Inc.

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