Monkey Cookies

January 25th, 2014 by primatecare Leave a reply »

Monkey Chow

Are you feeding your monkey a commercial primate diet?  If you don’t, you really should because it contains all the necessary ingredients to keep your primate healthy.   The most popular primate diets are made by Zupreem and Mazuri.   The primate dry food shown above is also often referred to in the primate world as monkey chow.  Many primate owners soak their biscuits in juice to make them more interesting for their primate but if you’re still having a hard time feeding these essential biscuits to your primate(s), maybe it’s time to make some monkey cookies.  Listed below we have several recipes for monkey cookies that are sure to be a hit with your monkey.  Thank you Eva and Donna for sending these in!

Monkey Chow Cookies 

3 cups ground monkey chow
1 cup ground oatmeal (not instant)
1/2 cup wheat germ
2 tbsp ground flax seed
2 bananas
2 sweet potatoes
1 lb unsweetened apple sauce
3 tbsp peanut butter

Mix all ingredients together.  Form into 1″ balls and flatten with a fork to 1/4″ thickness.  Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes.  Makes 7 dozen cookies.

Note: you may add a reason or piece of fruit to the top of each cookie if desired.

 

Monkey Peanut Chow Cookie

3 cups ground monkey chow
1 container of yogurt
2 ripe bananas
1  cup of peanut butter

Mix together and roll in balls.  Keep airtight in refrigerator.  You can also add raisins, nuts and such for variety.

 

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