Banana Mutt Cookies

The way to a man’s best friend’s heart is also through his stomach. Here’s a lip-smacking recipe for your dear pooch. With the freshness of bananas and apples and the goodness of oats, these cookies are sure to have your brats drooling for more…

Ingredients:
Quaker oats – 3 cups
Ripe bananas (mashed) – 2
Apple (grated) – 1 small size
Peanut butter (crunchy) – 4 tbsps.
Vanilla essence – 1 tsp.

Steps to follow:
1. Pre-heat oven to 180oC (moderate temperature).
2. In a bowl, mix all the ingredients thoroughly.
3. Lightly grease a baking sheet with vanaspati (dalda) and drop spoonfuls of this mixture on it, leaving 2 inch gaps between each. Press lightly with a spoon.
4. Bake for 15-20 minutes until it turns slightly brown
in colour.
5. Remove from oven and let it cool on a rack. If you want harder cookies, turn off the oven but let the cookies remain inside for a few hours.
6. Store in an air tight container.

Servings: 24 cookies

Caution: This recipe includes peanuts, so please check with your vet if your dog has any allergies to any nut before trying it out.

The Spoilt Barkery, Mumbai (www.thespoiltbrat.com)