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Iron Canine Chef Competition: Banana Cheddar Barkscotti

Iron Canine Chef Competition: Banana Cheddar Barkscotti

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Our Iron Canine Chef Competition is still in full swing to celebrate Tasty Tuesday’s Second Anniversary. You’ve still got a until tomorrow to get in on the fun and submit your own Tasty Treat, a yummy store bought treat review or a picture of what your dog will do for a treat. Don’;t miss out – we’ve got some tasty prizes! Click here for all the details!

Today’s recipe comes from Isabel and her German Shepherd Mix, Misty,

Misty is 15 years old and is suffering from strokes & seizures, so Isabel make her treats at home to help her feel better.

Iron Doggy Chef Competition: Banana Cheddar Barkscotti


  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 3 tablespoons butter (or chilled bacon grease)
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 2 1/2 tsp. sugar
  • 2 tsp beef broth ( or one beef flavor packet)
  • 1/4 milk
  • 1/4 heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp. grated parmesan
  • 1 american cheese slice (shredded)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 3 tsp plain, sugar-free, applesauce
  • 2 bananas (mashed)


Mix together the oats, hot water and butter/bacon grease.

Mix together cornstarch and sugar.

Mix beef broth, milk, and heavy cream

Stir in cheeses and egg. Mix in remaining ingredients. MIX WELL

Grease cookie sheets (2 or 3). Heat oven to 350F. Cook 30-35 minutes, until hard to touch.

Cut in strips and let cool 15 minutes. Place in container with plastic wrap lid.

*vent the plastic wrap by piercing with fork (once or twice)

Store refrigerated. Keeps for about 1 week.

(Kol's Notes: Keep in mind that TREATS should not exceed more than 10% of your dog's caloric intake. Consider freezing some treats to save for later.)

Thanks for sharing Isabel!

You’ve been entered to win one of our two prize packs of mine & Kolchak’s favourite things!

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Carol Bryant

Monday 19th of August 2013

These sound yummy - do they take really long to make?

Kimberly Morris Gauthier

Sunday 18th of August 2013

Wow! This seems kind of complicated, but as I go over the instructions; it's just that I'm not used to recipe with so many ingredients. It's not complicated at all - and I have a lot of these items at home. Cool!


Sunday 18th of August 2013

Am I some kind of weirdo, whereI Look at these recipes and kind of want to make them for ME? I mean, I would share with Elka.

(well, maybe I wouldn't do banana cheddar. Apple cheddar, though.)

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