Healthy Chicken Biscuits Recipe for Your Pet | Whole Wheat Flour, Soy Flour, Rice Flour, and More

Chicken Biscuits (pet food)

Healthy Chicken Biscuits Recipe for Your Pet | Whole Wheat Flour, Soy Flour, Rice Flour, and More
Preparation time: 30 minutes | Cooking time: 45 minutes | Servings: 12


Chicken Biscuits
Chicken Biscuits

Chicken biscuits are a delicious and savory treat that can be enjoyed as a snack or as part of a meal. These biscuits are made with a combination of whole wheat flour, soy flour, rice flour, and powdered milk, giving them a hearty and nutritious base. The addition of garlic powder, fresh parsley, and chicken stock adds flavor and depth to these biscuits, making them a favorite among both kids and adults.


The exact origins of chicken biscuits are unclear, but they are believed to have originated in the southern United States. These biscuits were likely created as a way to use up leftover chicken and incorporate it into a convenient and portable snack. Over time, the recipe has evolved to include a variety of ingredients and flavors, making it a versatile and popular dish.



  • 1 beaten egg mixed with 1 tbsp milk

How to prepare

  1. Preheat the oven to 300°F (149°C).
  2. In a large bowl, combine the flours, powdered milk, garlic powder, and parsley.
  3. In a small bowl, dissolve the yeast in warm water.
  4. Stir well and add the chicken stock.
  5. Pour the liquid mixture into the dry ingredients.
  6. Using your hands, thoroughly combine all the ingredients.
  7. Knead the mixture for several minutes.
  8. Sprinkle the board with additional rice flour and roll out the dough to a thickness of 0.25".
  9. Cut the dough with a cookie cutter (or knife) and place the pieces on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  10. Lightly brush the biscuits with an egg glaze.
  11. Bake the biscuits for 45 minutes.
  12. Turn off the heat and let the biscuits dry out in the oven for several hours or overnight.


  • Add shredded cheese to the dough for a cheesy twist.
  • Mix in cooked bacon or ham for a meatier flavor.
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds or poppy seeds on top for added crunch.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to knead the dough thoroughly to ensure that all the ingredients are well combined.

- Rolling out the dough to a consistent thickness will help the biscuits bake evenly.

- Brushing the biscuits with an egg glaze before baking will give them a shiny and golden finish.

- Allowing the biscuits to dry out in the oven after baking will help them achieve a crisp and crunchy texture.

Serving Suggestions

Chicken biscuits can be enjoyed on their own as a snack or paired with a salad or soup for a more substantial meal.

Cooking Techniques

Kneading the dough thoroughly will help the ingredients bind together.

- Rolling out the dough to a consistent thickness will ensure even baking.

- Brushing the biscuits with an egg glaze before baking will give them a shiny finish.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can use all-purpose flour instead of whole wheat flour if desired.

- Vegetable broth can be used in place of chicken stock for a vegetarian version.

- Dried parsley can be used instead of fresh parsley if needed.

Make Ahead Tips

The dough can be prepared in advance and refrigerated for up to 24 hours before baking.

- Baked biscuits can be stored in an airtight container for up to 3 days.

Presentation Ideas

Serve chicken biscuits on a platter with a side of dipping sauce. - Arrange biscuits in a decorative tin or basket for a party or gathering.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair chicken biscuits with a glass of iced tea or lemonade for a refreshing combination.

- Serve biscuits alongside a bowl of soup or chili for a hearty meal.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store leftover biscuits in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

- To reheat, place biscuits in a 350°F (177°C) oven for 5-10 minutes until warmed through.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of chicken biscuits contains approximately 200 calories.


Each serving of chicken biscuits contains approximately 20 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of chicken biscuits contains approximately 5 grams of fats.


Each serving of chicken biscuits contains approximately 8 grams of proteins.

Vitamins and minerals

Chicken biscuits are a good source of iron, calcium, and vitamin B12.


Chicken biscuits contain wheat, soy, and dairy allergens.


Chicken biscuits are a nutritious and delicious snack that is high in carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. They are also a good source of vitamins and minerals, making them a healthy choice for any time of day.


Chicken biscuits are a versatile and delicious snack that can be enjoyed at any time of day. With a hearty and nutritious base, these biscuits are sure to be a hit with family and friends. Try out different variations and pairings to create your own unique twist on this classic recipe.

How did I get this recipe?

The moment I found this recipe is etched in my memory forever. It was on a crisp autumn day, the leaves rustling underfoot as I walked through the farmer's market in search of fresh ingredients for my beloved pets. As I perused the stalls, I came across a friendly old woman selling homemade treats for dogs and cats. Intrigued, I struck up a conversation with her and learned that she had been making pet food for over 50 years.

She shared with me her favorite recipe for Chicken Biscuits, a simple and nutritious treat that her own pets adored. I listened intently as she explained the ingredients and the method of preparation, taking mental notes so that I could recreate the recipe at home for my own furry friends.

The key to the Chicken Biscuits, she told me, was to use only the freshest and highest quality ingredients. She recommended starting with boneless, skinless chicken breasts, which should be cooked and shredded before being mixed with whole wheat flour, eggs, and a touch of parsley for added flavor.

After purchasing the ingredients from the market, I rushed home to try my hand at making the Chicken Biscuits. I carefully followed the old woman's instructions, mixing the ingredients together in a large mixing bowl until a dough formed. I then rolled out the dough and used a cookie cutter to shape the biscuits before placing them on a baking sheet.

As the biscuits baked in the oven, the warm and savory aroma filled the kitchen, making my pets' tails wag with anticipation. When the timer finally dinged, I eagerly pulled the tray out of the oven and allowed the biscuits to cool before offering them to my eager pets.

To my delight, the Chicken Biscuits were a hit with my furry friends. They devoured the treats with gusto, their tails wagging and their eyes shining with joy. I knew then that I had stumbled upon a recipe that would become a staple in my pets' diet for years to come.

Since that fateful day at the farmer's market, I have made the Chicken Biscuits countless times for my pets, as well as for the pets of my friends and family. Each time I make them, I am reminded of the kind old woman who shared her recipe with me and the joy that simple homemade treats can bring to our beloved animals.

As I watch my pets happily munching on their Chicken Biscuits, I am filled with gratitude for the knowledge and wisdom passed down to me by the generous souls who have crossed my path. I am forever thankful for the simple pleasures of cooking for my pets and the joy it brings to both them and me. And I will continue to cherish the memory of that fateful day at the farmer's market, when I discovered the recipe for Chicken Biscuits that would bring so much happiness to my furry friends.


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