North woke up ready to ring in 2009 (OK, maybe he's this excited every morning), but I'm in the mood to bake something yummy like I did last year. Lucy Postins, founder of The Honest Kitchen, shared her own homemade Holiday Noshers recipe with me a while back, and I'm thinking that's what I should bake up for my pooch today. If you want to join me in treating a pal to these fruity treats, get the recipe and read more.

Holiday Noshers

Holiday Noshers

Holiday Noshers

Ingredients

½ cup Unsweetened Applesauce
1 Egg
½ cup Almond Butter
1 tsp Vanilla essence (optional)
1 ¼ Cups warm water
½ cup Thrive
1 cup Instant Oats
¼ cup Dried Blueberries

Directions

These gourmet fruity, chewy treats make a great gift for your pup’s friends, too!

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a large mixing bowl, combine applesauce, egg, almond butter, vanilla, and water
In a second bowl, combine oats, Thrive and blueberries.
Add dry ingredients to wet and mix well.
Turn dough onto a floured surface, knead until thoroughly mixed together
Roll out dough into ¼ inch thick and cut out shapes
Place on a greased baking sheet and bake 45 minutes.
Cool on a rack before serving.
Store in a sealed container.
Makes 30 chewy treats

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