Looking for fun recipes for kids? Your kids will have a blast making this easy kid friendly recipe for Banana Frozen Dog Treats and other easy dog treat recipes.
You may have a messy kitchen to clean later, but your kids will learn to cook, the dog will be delighted, and you’ll all be closer together!
Making dog treats with your kids will give you fond memories of afternoons spent together, covered in flour in dough! Or other ingredients!
The combination of kids and dogs is perfect!
Kids love to please, dogs love homemade dog treats, and even the shyest of children will warm up to a friendly dog’s big kisses.
You can be sure that your dog will love anything that your child makes–no matter how it turns out!
When to use Easy Dog Treat Recipes
There are many occasions when you will be able to make dog treats with your kids. Here are a few ideas…
Making easy kid recipes can be a great learning experience. Consider all the aspects of a good recipe—reading, math, measuring, memory, telling time, setting a timer, communication and following directions.
Brownies, Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts
or any other kids’ club or organization.
Make dog treats with your kids for the canine trick or treaters in the neighborhood.
Have the children participate in making dog treats to use as gifts for neighborhood friends and relatives’ dogs.
Have a dog birthday party or another kind of theme dog party—just for fun. The kids can help make the dog treats for the guests. And don’t forget to make a birthday cake for the guest of honor!
Of course some dog treats don’t need to be baked.
This is a very easy frozen dog treat that you can make with your kids in just a few minutes…
Ingredients for Banana Frozen Dog Treats
- 1 ripe banana
- 1/2 cup plain yogurt
- 1/4 cup wheat germ
- 1/4 cup unsalted chopped peanuts
- In a medium sized bowl, mash the banana.
- Add the other ingredients and mix well.
- Spoon the mix into silicone muffin pans shaped like hearts or a dog pan shape like a silicone mini-paw pan.
- Freeze until hard.
- Give your dog a taste…
You will need to store these dog treats in the freezer. Have fun with the recipe!