Garlic Chicken Chewies Recipe: Delicious Pet Treats | Homemade Pet Food

Garlic Chicken Chewies (pet food)

Garlic Chicken Chewies Recipe: Delicious Pet Treats | Homemade Pet Food
Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking time: 20 minutes | Servings: 12


Garlic Chicken Chewies
Garlic Chicken Chewies

Garlic Chicken Chewies are a delicious and nutritious treat for your furry friends. Packed with wholesome ingredients like whole wheat flour, chicken liver, and fresh garlic, these chewies are sure to be a hit with your pets.


This recipe was inspired by the desire to create a healthy and tasty treat for dogs that would also provide them with essential nutrients. The combination of ingredients in Garlic Chicken Chewies was carefully chosen to ensure that they are not only delicious but also beneficial for your pet's health.


How to prepare

  1. Place olive oil, fresh eggs, chicken stock, fresh peeled garlic cloves, and boiled chicken gizzards in the blender.
  2. Blend until well mixed, with a slightly chunky texture.
  3. Then mix in the flours and cornmeal. Spread the mixture onto greased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes in a preheated oven at 450°F (232°C).
  5. Store in the refrigerator or freeze if not used within four days.
  6. They can be enjoyed straight out of the freezer!
  7. The garlic is beneficial for their heart health and acts as a natural flea deterrent.
  8. The olive oil and eggs contribute to a healthy coat.


  • Substitute chicken liver with beef liver for a different flavor.
  • Add chopped parsley or mint for a fresh twist.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to blend the ingredients thoroughly to ensure a smooth and consistent texture.

- Use fresh garlic cloves for the best flavor and health benefits.

- Store the chewies in an airtight container to keep them fresh for longer.

Serving Suggestions

Serve Garlic Chicken Chewies as a special treat for your pets or as a reward during training sessions.

Cooking Techniques


Ingredient Substitutions

Use gluten-free flour for a gluten-free version.

- Substitute chicken liver with turkey liver for a milder flavor.

Make Ahead Tips

Prepare the dough ahead of time and freeze it for later use.

Presentation Ideas

Serve Garlic Chicken Chewies in a decorative jar or tin for a special touch.

Pairing Recommendations

Pair Garlic Chicken Chewies with a bowl of fresh water for your pets to enjoy.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store Garlic Chicken Chewies in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to one week. Reheat in the microwave for a few seconds before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Garlic Chicken Chewies contains approximately 200 calories.


Each serving of Garlic Chicken Chewies contains approximately 15g of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Garlic Chicken Chewies contains approximately 8g of fats.


Each serving of Garlic Chicken Chewies contains approximately 12g of proteins.

Vitamins and minerals

Garlic Chicken Chewies are rich in vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin B12, iron, and zinc.


Garlic Chicken Chewies contain wheat and eggs, which may be allergens for some individuals.


Garlic Chicken Chewies are a nutritious treat for your pets, providing them with essential nutrients like proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.


Garlic Chicken Chewies are a delicious and nutritious treat for your pets, packed with wholesome ingredients and beneficial nutrients. Treat your furry friends to these homemade chewies for a healthy and tasty snack.

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the joy I felt when I first stumbled upon this recipe for Garlic Chicken Chewies. It was a sunny afternoon, and I was at the local farmer's market, browsing through the stalls filled with fresh produce and homemade goods. As I passed by the pet section, a friendly old woman beckoned me over to her stand.

"Would you like to try a sample of my Garlic Chicken Chewies?" she asked with a warm smile. Intrigued, I accepted the offer and watched as she pulled out a tray of golden-brown treats from under the counter.

As soon as I took a bite, I knew I had to have the recipe. The chewies were bursting with flavor - the savory taste of chicken combined with the subtle hint of garlic was a match made in heaven. My taste buds danced with delight, and I couldn't wait to recreate these delicious treats for my furry friends at home.

I struck up a conversation with the woman, who introduced herself as Mrs. Jenkins. She explained that she had been making these chewies for years for her own pets and decided to share the recipe with others at the market. Mrs. Jenkins graciously offered to teach me how to make them, and I eagerly accepted her invitation.

We arranged to meet at her farmhouse the following week, where she welcomed me with open arms and a warm cup of tea. Mrs. Jenkins led me to her cozy kitchen, where she laid out all the ingredients needed for the Garlic Chicken Chewies.

"First, we start with fresh chicken breast," she began, showing me how to carefully dice the meat into small, bite-sized pieces. "The key is to use high-quality ingredients for the best flavor and nutrition for your pets."

Next, Mrs. Jenkins instructed me on how to season the chicken with a pinch of garlic powder, a sprinkle of parsley, and a dash of salt and pepper. She explained that garlic is not only delicious but also has natural health benefits for dogs and cats when used in moderation.

As the chicken cooked on the stovetop, filling the kitchen with a mouth-watering aroma, Mrs. Jenkins shared stories of her own pets and the joy they brought into her life. I listened intently, feeling inspired by her love and dedication to her furry companions.

Once the chicken was cooked through and tender, Mrs. Jenkins transferred it to a mixing bowl and added a cup of rolled oats and a beaten egg. She gently folded the ingredients together until they formed a sticky dough-like consistency.

"Now, we shape the mixture into small balls and place them on a baking sheet," Mrs. Jenkins instructed, demonstrating how to use a cookie cutter to create fun shapes for the chewies. "Pop them in the oven at 350 degrees for about 20 minutes, or until they are golden brown and crispy on the outside."

As the chewies baked in the oven, the kitchen filled with the irresistible aroma of garlic and chicken. I couldn't wait to see the look on my pets' faces when I presented them with these homemade treats.

When the chewies were ready, Mrs. Jenkins pulled them out of the oven and allowed them to cool on a wire rack. The golden-brown treats glistened in the sunlight streaming through the window, tempting me with their delicious scent.

I eagerly sampled one of the chewies, savoring the crunchy exterior and tender interior bursting with flavor. Mrs. Jenkins beamed with pride as she watched me enjoy her recipe.

"These Garlic Chicken Chewies will be a hit with your pets, I guarantee it," she said with a smile. "They are not only tasty but also nutritious, made with love and care."

I thanked Mrs. Jenkins for sharing her recipe and teaching me how to make these delectable treats. As I left her farmhouse with a bag full of Garlic Chicken Chewies, I couldn't wait to see the delight on my pets' faces when they tried them for the first time.

From that day on, I have been making Mrs. Jenkins' Garlic Chicken Chewies for my dogs and cats, who eagerly wag their tails and purr with contentment at the sight of these homemade treats. The recipe has become a staple in my kitchen, a reminder of the joy and bond we share with our beloved pets.

I am forever grateful to Mrs. Jenkins for introducing me to this delightful recipe and for inspiring me to create homemade treats with love and care. The Garlic Chicken Chewies will always hold a special place in my heart, a testament to the joy of cooking for our furry friends.


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