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    If Your Dog Is Like Your Child, Please Make These Treats With Them For Halloween

    This one's for the canines!

    Hi, this is my daughter Oatmeal (we call her Oats for short).

    And Oats has always partaken in every holiday with our family...but her favorite holiday* by far is Halloween. 🎃👻

    Krista Torres

    *How do I know? I'm her mother; I can just tell.

    Every year we make tons of Halloween goodies to eat as a family, but sadly Miss Meal does not get to enjoy them. However, a couple of Halloweens ago we made some homemade Halloween-inspired treats that she loved!

    pic of oats as a squirrel
    Krista Torres

    So this year, we thought we would make the treats and share the super-easy recipe with other fur baby parents.

    oatmeals favorite halloween treats
    Krista Torres

    To start, you'll need 2 1/2 cups wheat flour (ask your vet what type of flour is best for your dog), 1/2 cup plain canned pumpkin, 2 tbsp natural peanut butter (make sure it doesn't have xylitol in it), 2 large eggs, 1 tsp ground cinnamon, and 1 tsp salt. Oh, and grab a rolling pin and Halloween-shaped cookie cutters!

    pic of the ingredients
    Krista Torres

    Please note: This does make quite a big batch, so if you only have one small dog, I would consider splitting it in half.

    The recipe is super simple. Basically just mix all of the ingredients listed above together, and this will create a dough that you can knead and roll out with a rolling pin.

    oatmeal by the ingredients
    Krista Torres

    Once the dough is flat, cut it with cookie cutters, and pop 'em in the oven at 350 degrees for about 45 minutes!

    Krista Torres

    And voilà — here's what they look like. SUPER easy, SUPER cute — and Oats loves them!

    pic of treats
    Krista Torres

    Tell us if you've discovered any other easy at-home recipes for your dog in the comments!

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