Dog Treats: Cornbread Mix and Liver Recipe

This delicious concoction of dog treats - a cornbread mix and liver recipe - produces meaty little morsels that dogs find irresitable... and they make great training rewards! Note that these homemade spoil easily, so divide them up into bags and freeze them. Take out only what you need. This can be adapted as well to what you have in the kitchen (check out the variations below).

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Liver Cornbread Dog Treats


  • A box of cornbread mix
  • 1 lb of pureed beef liver
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 whole egg (beaten).


Use the pureed beef liver in place of the milk for the cornbread mix. Add chopped garlic and mix in the egg. Spread into a lightly greased shallow pan or cookie sheet and bake according to package directions - however, watch carefully as it will likely take less time to bake. Cool the treats before breaking or cutting into pieces.


You can substitute chicken livers, ground chicken, or ground turkey in place of the beef liver if you prefer.

To puree the liver or meat, just cut into pieces and process in the blender.

If you don't have ready access to cornbread mix, substitute 1 cup of whole wheat flour, 1 cup of cornmeal, and 1 tbsp of oil. Bake for around 20-25 minutes at 350 degrees F.