Dog Treat Recipe | Apple Crumble Cookies
You can't beat a traditional apple crumble - classic comfort food at its best and late autumn is the perfect time to indulge thanks to the bounty of orchard fruits available. So, we’ve designed a special dog treat inspired by this ultimate favourite winter dessert, as No one ever grumbles about a crumble
Plus, apples are an excellent source of vitamins A and C, as well as fibre for your dog. They are low in protein and fat, making them the perfect snack for senior dogs.
Apple Crumble Dog Treats
3 medium sized apples
1 cup of spelt flour
½ cup of rolled oats
1tbsp of coconut oil
small fluted cookie cutters
Preheat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and line a baking tray with non-stick baking paper.
First you will need to make the apple puree. Wash the apples then peel, core and slice them. Place the apples in a saucepan and pour enough water to cover them. Bring the apples to the boil, then gently simmer until soft. Mash, and add the coconut oil.
Sift the flour, ginger and cinnamon into a bowl and add the rolled oats.
Slowly start to add the apple and coconut puree until you have a firm dough. You may not need all of the puree, however if your mixture is to wet add a little more flour.
Lightly flour a clean surface.
Turn the dough out onto your floured surface a using a rolling pin roll the dough to the same thickness as a pound coin.
Using the fluted shaped cutters, start cutting out your cookies and placing them onto the lined baking tray making sure to leave 1cm gap between each cookie.
Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until firm and golden.
Transfer to a wire rack and leave to cool.