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DIY Cheeseburger Dog Treats for Father’s Day

Be the dog dad of the year and serve your pup up some delicious DIY dog treats. These Father’s Day-themed dog biscuits are crafted into mini-cheeseburgers in celebration of grill-loving dog dads everywhere. Give your pup the taste of a backyard BBQ, and he’ll never forget who his favorite pet parent is. Made with the squeezable KONG Bacon & Cheese Flavor Easy Treat and Rachael Ray Burger Bites, it’s as close as your pet can get to a true Father’s Day cookout. Let your pup in on the Father’s Day festivities with these nutritious and delicious homemade dog treats.

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Ingredients

Supplies

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Small mixing bowl
  • Parchment paper
  • Spoon
  • Sheet pan

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Baking time: 25 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes
Yield: 10 burger dog biscuits

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a large bowl, add the entire jar of Whisk & Wag mix, plus water and coconut oil. Combine until a firm dough forms.
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  3. Separate the mixture into 20 teaspoon-sized balls. Flatten the balls to 1/8-inch thick to form the buns.DIY dog treatsDIY dog treats
  4. Crack an egg into a small mixing bowl and add 1 tbsp. of water. Whisk until blended to create an egg wash.DIY dog treatsDIY dog treatsDIY dog treats
  5. Use your finger to coat the top of 10 of the buns. Generously sprinkle chia seeds on top.DIY dog treatsDIY dog treats
  6. Place your homemade dog treats onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, chia side up, spacing them 1/2 inch apart.DIY dog treats
  7. Bake for 25 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool for 10 minutes.
  9. Flip over the tops of the buns and spray a dime-sized portion of KONG Easy Treat onto every bun top and bottom.DIY dog treats
  10. Gently press Rachael Ray Burger Bites dog treats onto the bun bottoms.
  11. Add the bun tops, and serve one DIY dog treat to your beloved fur child!DIY dog treats

This recipe was reviewed by a veterinarian. It is intended as a treat or snack. Treats should only constitute a small percentage of your pet’s daily food. The cheese in this recipe should not be used in dogs sensitive to fats. If your pet has any other health issues, or if you have any concerns, consult your pet’s veterinarian before offering this food item.

 

 



Charlie is a professional chef trained at the Culinary Institute of America and has worked at renowned restaurants from New York to San Francisco. When Chef Charlie isn’t crafting his favorite traditional Japanese dish in the kitchen, he’s making dog treat recipes for his beloved rescue French Bulldog Royce.

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