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candied yam chews

(vegan, vegetarian, wheat, grain, gluten and dairy-free) candied yam chews dog treat recipe

candies yam chews dog treat recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 Yams
  • 1/4 cup Molasses
  • 2 tablespoons Orange Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • pinch Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups Water or more to cover

Instructions

  • Combine water, molasses, orange juice, cinnamon and vanilla extract in a bowl.
  • Evenly slice your yams.
  • Place yam slices into the marinade and allow to marinate for at least an hour in the refrigerator.
  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees fahrenheit.
  • Place on a cookie sheet 1/4 inches apart, brush with marinade for additional flavor.
  • Dry in an oven, with the door slightly open to let out moisture, for about 3 to 4 hours until you have achieved the texture you want.
  • Cool and store in an air tight container.

Notes

If you have a food dehydrator that can be used to dry the chews too, just follow the manufacture instructions.

(vegan, vegetarian, wheat, grain, gluten and dairy-free) candied yam chews dog treat recipe

(vegan, vegetarian, wheat, grain, gluten and dairy-free) candied yam chews dog treat recipe

2 Comments

  1. January 12, 2016 / 9:31 am

    How long do you bake them in the oven? Do you turn the oven off and let them sit in the oven?

  2. DoggyDessertChef
    Author
    January 13, 2016 / 6:29 pm

    You want to bake them for the 3 to 4 hours with the door slightly cracked TJ. You’re not really trying to bake them, just dry them out and that happens best with heat and air circulation.