Was your mutt extra sweet today? Did she greet your guests by sitting nicely at your side with a gently wagging tail? Or maybe she brought the morning paper in and placed it at your feet. Perhaps she saved her voice and took a day off barking. If so, it’s probably because she knows you have these super-awesome-tubular-fantastico treats in your arsenal. Now stop with the teasing and show her how grateful you are of her superb behavior by whippin’ up a batch of these tasty biscuits:
Carob Kiss Cookies (makes about 100? sorry, i forgot to count!)
1/2 C water
1/4 C oil
2 Tsp Vanilla
2 1/2 C Flour
1/2 C corn meal
1/2 C Peanut Butter
1/2 C Carob Chips (set aside)
Mix the water, oil, vanilla, & eggs together in a large bowl.
Whisk quickly until it gets nice and frothy.
Combine the flour and corn meal in a separate medium sized bowl.
Add the dry mix into the liquid mix in a few portions and stir.
Once the mixture is smooth, add the peanut butter.
The dough should be stickier and smoother with the peanut butter added.You’re ready to start rollin’.
Take a tiny dollop of the mix and roll between your palm. This should form the dough into a circular, smooth ball shape. Each ball should be a little smaller than a marble. Keep in mind these are dog treats so they should be very small.
It is very important that they are all of equivalent size. Since you’re using a small amount for each cookie, some may easily burn if they’re not all the same.
Place on a cookie sheet. The dough will not grow in size so it is NOT important how you arrange them. You can pack as many as you like on there.
Next, you’re ready to add the finishing touch – the carob chips. I listed a half cup in the recipe ingredient. You’ll really just need as many chips as there are pb balls. You’ll top each ball with one tiny chip.
When adding the chips, make sure to really squish ’em into the balls. This will form a little lip that will keep the chips from falling off after they’ve baked.
When all the chips are in their place, you’ll want to bake these for about 15-20 mins at 400 degrees F. When they’re done they should be golden or golden brown and fairly hard.
Periwinkle freaked over these little guys!