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Samantha SchwabDIY & Recipes / Pet Parenting

Football Jersey DIY Dog Treat

On game day, you can whip up some healthy dog treats that are in the shape of a football jersey. Find out how to make these DIY dog treats that are bound to score a touchdown with your pupper!

What football game would be complete without some halftime treats? Besides all your two-legged friends, you’ll want to make sure all of your furry friends have something yummy to munch on during the game.

Whether you’re hosting a tailgate or having people and their pets over for the Big Game or Puppy Bowl, these football jersey DIY dog treats will help you kick off your pet-friendly party. Plus, they’re healthy and easy to make, so you can be sure you’ll score a touchdown with your fur squad on game day.

What you'll need:

What you'll need:

Photos: Chewy Studios

Cookie Ingredients

  • 1 heaping Tbsp. peanut butter
  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. water

Frosting Ingredients

  • Natural blue food dye (or color of your choice) (optional)
  • 4 tbsp. Greek yogurt
  • 4 tbsp. tapioca starch
  • 1 tsp. milk

Supplies

  • 1 large mixing bowl
  • 2 small mixing bowls
  • Mixing spoons
  • Measuring cup
  • 1 football jersey cookie cutter
  • Rolling pin
  • 1 cookie sheet
  • Cooking oil
  • Piping bag (optional)

Yield:
6-8 Servings

Serving size:
One treat per dog

Prep time:
15 minutes

Bake time:
15 minutes

Cool time:
10 minutes

Total time:
40 minutes

Cookie Dough Instructions

1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.

2

Add flour, peanut butter, egg and water to a large mixing bowl.

Add flour, peanut butter, egg and water to a large mixing bowl. Add flour, peanut butter, egg and water to a large mixing bowl. Add flour, peanut butter, egg and water to a large mixing bowl.

3

Combine ingredients with a mixing spoon until mixture thickens.

Note: You can massage the batter with your hands if the mixture becomes too thick to mix with spoon.

Combine ingredients with a mixing spoon until mixture thickens Combine ingredients with a mixing spoon until mixture thickens

4

When ingredients are thoroughly blended, flatten dough with a rolling pin on a floured surface until the dough is flat and ¼-inch thick.

Flatten dough with a rolling pin on a floured surface until the dough is flat and ¼-inch thick.e Flatten dough with a rolling pin on a floured surface until the dough is flat and ¼-inch thick.e

5

Use cookie cutter to create 6-8 jersey shapes from the dough.

Use cookie cutter to create 6-8 goal post shapes from the dough Use cookie cutter to create 6-8 goal post shapes from the dough

6

Place the cookie shapes 1 inch apart on a lightly oiled cookie sheet. Bake for 10 minutes or until ready.

Bake for 10 minutes or until ready. Bake for 10 minutes or until ready.

7

Let cool for 5-10 minutes and add frosting.

Let cool for 5-10 minutes and add frosting.

Frosting Instructions

1

Mix tapioca starch and Greek yogurt and split between two small mixing bowls. Add milk to both bowls and stir until creamy.

Mix until creamy. Mix until creamy.

2

Add food coloring to one bowl and mix until blended.

Add food coloring to one of the bowls and mix.

3

Place mixtures into piping bags.

Place mixtures into pipe bags. Place mixtures into pipe bags.

4

Pipe frosting onto each treat to create your favorite design (numbers, stripes, etc.).

Pipe frosting onto each treat into your favorite design (numbers, stripes, etc.).

5

Refrigerate to harden. Then serve!

Refrigerate to harden. Then serve!

By: Samantha Schwab
Pet Central Junior Editor

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