Minnesota Historical Society

K-9 Nation Biscuit Book: Baking for Your Best Friend

$ 16.95


Master bread baker Klecko combines decades of international baking experience with a lifelong love of dogs to bring you a straightforward, no-nonsense cookbook that puts your dog’s tastes first.

The breads of master baker Klecko have been served in some of the finest restaurants in Minneapolis and St. Paul. With decades of international culinary experience, Klecko has baked for presidents, rock stars, and professional athletes.Now, he shares his favorite recipes for his favorite clients—the four-legged kind.

K-9 Nation Biscuit Book offers three dozen recipes that are sure to get tails wagging: unique concoctions, including the exotic Seaweed-Miso Biscuit and a classic Sausage Biscuit; celebrity-inspired creations such as the Fritz Mondale Cherry–Cream Cheese Biscuit and the Cesar Millan Minnesota Biscuit; and the highly practical Tummy Biscuit and Bad Breath Biscuit.

The recipes are presented in a straightforward, no-nonsense manner that puts your dog’s tastes first—no fire-hydrant cookie cutters here! Instead, each recipe emphasizes high-quality ingredients and sound baking tradition to ensure that your pooch is receiving a healthy treat she won’t be able to resist. Klecko’s can’t-miss recipes are paired with detailed nutritional information, sidebars with fun dog facts, and compassionate recollections about his own dog experiences.

Master bread baker Klecko, has spent nearly thirty years feeding the twin cities. He currently works as production manager for Saint Agnes Baking Company in St. Paul, Minnesota, and enjoys spending his free time with his pack of four.


  • By: Klecko
  • Format: paper,124 pages, 7.25 X 9, covered spiral, index, 36 recipes
  • Publisher: MNHS Press
  • Product ##: 978-0873516488

  • Praise for K-9 Nation Biscuit Book:


    “I think I could get my wiener dog to do math for one of those cookies”

    —Kevin Kling, author of The Dog Says How


    “Wow! What an array of unique, fun biscuit recipes! Dogs everywhere will be dancing on the couches with gratitude. Owners will be smiling as they prepare these tasty and healthy treats for their beloved four legged fury friends. Four paws up to Klecko for sharing his stories and being so creative with dog biscuits!”

    —Katie K9, dog trainer and host of FM107.1’s Katie K9

    “Klecko’s dog biscuits are great! I have two German shepherds with discriminating tastes who will not eat off-the-shelf dog biscuits; however, my dogs cannot get enough of the fresh-baked goodness of Klecko’s treats.”

    —Officer Pat McMahon, Minneapolis K-9 Unit

    “I am always looking for ways to show my dog love, and treats often say it best. While most treats provide little nutrition, Klecko’s recipes give dog owners the opportunity to show their love and keep their pets healthy. And my dog gobbles up these biscuits—as does his owner, on occasion. They’re that good.”

    —Dr. Jean Geske, host of WCCO radio’s Ask the Vet

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