Snacks & Treats

Make Your Own Milk Bone Biscuits for Dogs

Jun 3, 2016

Yogurt makes a delicious milk bone for your dogs — although they’d be more appropriately called yogurt bones.

You Will Need:

  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup wheat germ or oat bran
  • pinch salt
  • 3/4 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp. honey or molasses


Preheat oven to 350° F.

In a large bowl, combine flour, wheat germ and salt. In a small bowl, stir together the yogurt, oil, egg, and honey. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until well blended.

Gently knead the dough a few times on a lightly floured surface, and then roll it out 1/4 – 1/2-inch thick. Cut into desired shapes with a cookie cutter or knife, and transfer to an ungreased cookie sheet. Prick each cookie a few times with a fork.

Bake for about 20 minutes, depending on the size and thickness of the cookies, until pale golden and firm. Turn the oven off but leave them inside for a few hours to harden as they cool.

Makes 2–3 dozen bones, depending on their size. Store in a tightly sealed container.

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Article Author Julie Van Rosendaal
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Julie Van Rosendaal is the author of six best-selling cookbooks (with a seventh due out this fall), the food editor of Parents Canada magazine and the food and nutrition columnist on the Calgary Eyeopener on CBC Radio One. She is a recipe developer, TV personality, food stylist and writes about food for local, national and international publications. She is perhaps best known as the voice behind her popular food blog, Dinner with Julie, where she documents real life at home in Calgary with her husband and nine-year-old son. Connect on twitter @dinnerwithjulie.


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