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toasted coconut cranberry shortbread for dogs

Cranberry Coconut Shortbread Treats for Dogs

Coconut is a popular ingredient for dogs and people. It boasts anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, as well as making your dog’s coat shine. Cranberries are packed with healthy antioxidants and vitamin C.

  • Author: Kiki Kane
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 28 minutes
  • Total Time: 48 minutes
  • Yield: 24 large treats 1x
  • Category: Winter Treats
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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dried coconut
  • 3/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup coconut flour
  • 1 cup AP flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1/3 dried cranberries (look for unsweetened or low-sugar)

Instructions

Preheat oven to 325ºF

  • Toast dried coconut for 5-10 minutes or just until golden on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  • Cream coconut oil for about 2 minutes in a stand mixer or just until fluffy.
  • Add the flours and baking powder and continue to mix on low.
  • Add egg and vanilla.
  • When a nice ball of dough is formed, mix in cranberries and toasted coconut until just combined.
  • Roll out dough about 1/4 of an inch thick. It will be delicate to work with until baked and cooled.
  • Cut into simple shapes, use a spatula to transfer to baking tray if necessary.
  • Bake for 18 minutes or until just starting to brown around the edges.

The shortbread will be delicate until cooled, so let the treats cool on the baking tray.