Homemade Dog Treats – Homemade Chicken & Parsley Dog Treats

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It can be quite scary to me the number of pet owners who pay no attention to what they are feeding their pets; dogs especially. There can be so many fillers and Lord knows what else in dog foods or dog treats. It wasn’t too long ago that a particular dog food company had to pull their entire inventory off the shelves because of bad ingredients. That’s why learning how to make things like homemade dog treats can be super important to keeping your pet healthy. If making homemade dog food intimidates you, these homemade chicken and parsley dog treats are the perfect place to start!

Homemade Chicken Dog Treats - Doggo need a treat? These homemade dog treats are perfect! They're super simple to make, all-natural (aka healthy for your pet!) and have an amazing chicken and parsley flavor your pup will love!

These homemade chicken dog treats are made with just 6 ingredients meaning your special pup isn’t getting anything other than what is needed to make the homemade dog treats. Each ingredient is healthy for your dog and the chicken and parsley flavor is perfect for even the pickiest pups! The addition of parsley will even help with bad puppers breath!My dog, Little Bit, absolutely loves when I make them for her! You can cut your homemade dog treats into bars if you would like, but I like them to be an actual bone shape for her so we use THIS dog bone shaped cookie cutter when we make them. I like to make these and hide them in my DIY Dog Rope Toy for my pup. She loves the adventure of finding the treat!

Homemade Dog Treats – Homemade Chicken & Parsley Dog Treats

These homemade chicken dog treats make a fantastic gift idea too! They also work very well as a product if you’re looking to start selling homemade items as a new home business idea! If you’re going to gift them to someone or sell them, I recommend picking up THIS set of dog bone cookie cutters since it has multiple sizes and will allow you to make them in sizes that all dogs can handle.

When you make these homemade dog treats, I would not recommend changing up the ingredients at all. The recipe calls for whole wheat flour for a couple of reasons. The biggest one is that the dough for  your homemade dog treats will have a much better consistency with whole wheat flour and will be far easier to work with.

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To start, preheat your oven to 350°F. Then, in a small saucepan, dissolve the bouillon cubes.

Next, in a large mixing bowl, combine the hot broth, whole wheat flour, salt, parsley and the whole egg. When you add the egg, crumble up the shell and add it to the mixture as well. Your dog won’t care and it will help provide a bit of calcium in your homemade dog treats to give your pup a bit more of a health boost.

Lightly flour your counter and using a rolling pinroll the homemade dog treat dough out to 1/4″ thick and use your dog bone shaped cookie cutter to cut our your dog treats. Don’t waste any scrap dough. Piece it back together, re-roll and re-cut until you have no dough left to work with. If the dough is sticking to the cookie cutter, dip the cutter in flour before each cut.

Once your homemade chicken dog treats are cut out, line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes. Allow your homemade dog treats to cool fully before treating your doggo!

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Homemade Dog Treats - Homemade Chicken & Parsley Dog Treats

Course: Pet Food
Author: Stacy Ott


  • 2 1/2 cups wheat flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large or 2 small chicken bouillon cubes
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons chopped parsley


  • Preheat oven to 350° F.
  • In a small saucepan, dissolve bouillon cube in water on stove. (you can also use a microwave)
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the hot water/bouillon mixture, salt, egg, wheat flour and parsley.
  • Lightly flour your kitchen counter and roll dough out to a ¼ of an inch. Dip a cookie cutter into flour and cut out the dog biscuits.
  • Bake cookies on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and allow dog biscuits to cool.



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Stacy Williams is a 37-year old wife to a USAF Gulf War Veteran, mother of two teen girls and fur-mamma to a rescued pit bull. The face and brain behind the frugal living and lifestyle blog Six Dollar Family, she also owns and manages Long Haul Wife, Republic Preparedness, The Genealogy Queen and a handful of others sites. By the age of 30, Stacy had overcome a drinking problem, a drug addiction, divorce, survived domestic violence, and had built a life for herself and her daughter after spending 10 months in a homeless shelter. Stacy is passionate about homeless advocacy and addiction education.  Her first book, also called Six Dollar Family is available on Amazon.

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  1. I gave my babies this treat. And they are really happy for this.

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