How to Make Your Own Christmas Cat & Dog Treats

Make your own festive Christmas dog and cat treats.
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Nutritionally complete for both dogs and cats, these festive Christmas dog-erations are tied with ribbon and hung on the tree for the 12 days of Christmas, if they last that long. Whip up a batch for your best friend and gifts for all the special dogs on your Christmas list.

Step 1

Mix all the ingredients together. Knead into a firm dough. Roll the dough out on a cookie sheet about 1/2-inch thick. Cut into Christmas tree shapes. Poke a hole at the top of each tree for the ribbon.

Step 2

Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 30 to 45 minutes until lightly toasted. Cool in the oven for an hour or leave overnight to harden.

Step 3

Mix the cream cheese with the honey and add the coloring. Whip into a fluffy consistency. Transfer to a piping bag fitted with a fine nozzle. Trace the tree's outline with the frosting and add a few polka dots. Refrigerate for two to three hours to set the frosting.

Step 4

Cut the ribbon into strips of about 6 inches, long enough to tie a bow. Decorate your Christmas tree with a few and store the rest in the refrigerator.

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