Soft Oatmeal Cookies
Here's a nice soft cookie for senior dogs with more sensitive mouths or dogs who have just returned home after a dental cleaning. With two sources of apples and sweetness from blackstrap molasses, these cookies are full of flavor and vitamins, plus they have a healthy dose of fiber to keep your pup full between meals.
Allowance per Day
Nonstick cooking spray
1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
2 tablespoons canola oil
2 tablespoons blackstrap molasses
1 cup whole wheat flour
1 cup quick-cooking rolled oats
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 red apple (Braeburn or red Rome),
cored and finely chopped
Preheat the oven to 350F. Spray a baking sheet with
Combine the egg, applesauce, canola oil, and
molasses in a large bowl and stir to blend.
Add the flour, oats, baking powder, and apple to the
egg mixture and stir with a spoon until well blended.
Using two spoons, scoop up 1 tablespoon of cookie
dough and use the second spoon to scrape the dough
onto the prepared baking sheet. Place the cookies 1
Bake for 15 minutes, or until lightly browned. Transfer
the cookies to a wire rack and allow them to cool for
Because these are soft cookies, store in the refrigerator
for up to 1 week or in the freezer for up to 2 months.
Yield: 48 cookie