Homemade Treats for Special Occasions

Dug Out Bones

Preheat over to 375 degrees Fahrenheit. In a bowl, combine flour, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, mix peanut butter, milk and egg. Add wet mixture to dry and mix well. Turn out dough on a lightly floured surface and knead. Roll out to 1/4 inch thick and cut out shapes. Place on a greased baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes or until lightly brown. Makes 30 cookies.

Baked Bulldog Bones

Preheat oven to 375 F. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, mixing well, then knead by hand to form a stiff dough. Roll out dough to 1/2 thick and cut into various shapes. Place cookies on a greased baking sheet and bake for about 15 minutes. Cool completely before serving. Makes 30 cookies.

Tooty Fruity Cookies

Preheat oven to 350 F. In a mixing bowl combine pineapple, applesauce, egg and vanilla and mix thoroughly. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda in a separate bowl. Aadd this into the wet mixture and stir well. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet and bake for 20 minutes. Cool and serve. Makes 20 treats.

Nutty Mutty Chewies

Preheat oven to 350 F. Mix together applesauce, peanut butter, honey and egg in a bowl. In another bowl, combine flour, baking soda and spices, then stir into the applesauce mixture. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased baking sheet. Sprinkle chopped peanuts on top and pat down gently with your hand. Bake for 8-10 minutes then cool. Makes 25 cookies.