Microwavable Dog Treats--With Variations :
Yield: Yield: 1 1/2 dozen cut outs OR 5 1/2 dozen nuggets.
1 c Whole wheat flour
1/2 c All-purpose flour
3/4 c Non-fat dry milk powder
1/2 c Quick cooking rolled oats
1/4 c Yellow cornmeal
1 ts Sugar
1/3 c Shortening
1 Egg, slightly beaten
1 tb Instant chicken OR beef bouillon granules
1/2 c Hot water r 1/2
VARIATION/CHEESE DOG BISCUIT:
Omit bouillon granules and add 1/4 c Canned grated American cheese food to dry ingredients. Combine flours, milk powder, rolled oats, cornmeal and sugar in medium bowl. Cut in shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in egg. Stir instant bouillon granules into hot water until dissolved. Slowly pour into the floumixture, stirring with a fork to moisten.
Form dough into ball and knead on floured board 4 minutes, or until smooth and elastic. Divide dough in half and roll out each 1/2 inch thick. Make cut outs with cookie cutter. OR make nuggets by rolling dough into 1 inch diameter log; cut offinch pieces. Arrange six cut out shapes or 24 nuggets on 10 inch plate. Microwave at 50% (medium) 5 to 10 minutes, or until firm and dry to the touch. Rotate plate every 2 minutes and turn shapes over after half the time. Cool on wire rack. Shapes will crisp as they cool.
For Cheese Dog Biscuits omit bouillon and add the American cheese food to dry ingredients and continue with recipe.