“Now the furry little apple of your eye will have yet another reason to love you.” From Cooking the Three Dog Bakery Way by Mark Beckloff & Dan Dye, Broadway Books, New York.
Apples and whole oats are sweetened with a touch of honey and a sprinkle of cinnamon will definitely get your pooch’s full ears-up attention. They make a great reward for your pup just for being so darn cute!
Salivatin’ Cinnamon Apple Nips
1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup quick rolled oats1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. cinnamon½ cup canola oil1/3 cup honey2 eggs1 cup cored & diced apple
Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease two baking sheets with nonstick vegetable spray.
Stir together the flour, oats, baking powder & cinnamon in a bowl and set aside. In a large bowl, stir together the oil and honey until well blended. Add the eggs, one at a time, stirring to combine. Add the dry ingredients to the egg mixture and stir to form a smooth dough. Fold in the apples.
Drop the dough by the rounded teaspoonful, 1.5 inches apart, on the baking sheets. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, or until golden.
Cool to room temperature before serving.
Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week, or wrap well and freeze for up to two months. (Thaw before serving.)