7 Easy & Simply Irresistible Homemade Dog Treat Recipes
Catch these quick and simple recipes to make the best treats your pup would ever taste!
Peanut Butter Banana Treats
Forget about the same old boring dog treats. Spice things up a little and make your treats extra delicious for your fur kid. All you need is banana, peanut butter, dog biscuits, and sugar-free dog sprinkles.
- Cut a banana into small and thick slices
- Spread the peanut butter as a topping on the banana slices.
- Top it off with a dog biscuit or treat.
- Additionally, you can add a splash of color with sugar-free dog sprinkles.
- Place the freshly-made treat in the fridge for 20 minutes before serving if you want to produce a refreshing and cooling aftertaste for your dog.
Peanut butter and bananas are 2 doggy favorites, so you can expect this to top the list of your dog's most-loved treats!
Frozen Watermelon Cubes
Watermelon is a healthy, all-natural treat for your dog made of 92% water. These frozen and refreshing treats will help your four-legged friend stay hydrated and cost a fraction of the price of store-bought frosty treats. All you need are some seedless watermelon, a blender and some ice cube trays and you’re good to get started!
- Chop up your seedless watermelon into cubes.
- Put the watermelon cubes in the blender.
- Blend the cubes until you've achieved a smoothie-like consistency.
- Pour the liquid into your ice cube tray.
- Freeze for 3 hours.
And there you have it! A nice, refreshing and healthy treat for your dog to enjoy!
Apple Carrot Crackers
To make this delicious and healthy snack for your dog, you will need: 1 cup of whole wheat flour, brown rice flour, or gluten-free flour, 1 cup of grated carrots, 1 egg, and 1/2 cup unsweetened apple sauce.
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Mix all the ingredients together until you have a nice chunk of dough.
- Roll dough into small balls and place on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Press the dough down slightly, so that the cookies are about 1/4 inch thick.
- Bake until golden brown and let it cool on a wire rack.
At this point, your dog will probably be salivating from the smell of the freshly baked cookies wafting from the oven.
Sweet Potato Fries
If your dog loves sweet potatoes, it'll definitely love this! You will need: 1 Sweet Potato, 1 tablespoon of Coconut Oil (melted) and Turmeric or Cinnamon Spice.
- Preheat the oven to 425°F.
- Wash and peel the sweet potato.
- Cut the sweet potato into long skinny pieces (just like the fries we eat!).
- Coat with oil and spices - Mix in a large bowl or Ziplock bag.
- Arrange/spread the fries onto 1 baking sheet.
- Bake for 15 minutes.
- Flip over fries for even baking.
- Bake for another 10-15 minutes.
- Take out the fries out to cool before giving to your dog.
These sweet potato fries are super easy to make and extra delicious!
Pumpkin Spice Latte
This healthy pumpkin puppucino is full of vitamins A & C, magnesium, potassium, and fiber, which helps with digestion. You will need: 1 cup of goat or coconut milk, 1 cup of 100% pumpkin puree, Dash Ground Cinnamon, Dash Ground Ginger, Organic Whipped Cream (optional)
- Place all ingredients into a blender and mix for about a minute.
- Serve your dog a small amount (depending on your dog size; i.e 3 oz for small dogs).
- Top up with whipped cream if available (make sure it does not contain xylitol).
- Refrigerate the remaining mixture in an airtight flask. You can keep it up to about a week.
Your dog is sure to go crazy for this barkaliciously-addictive drink.
Dogs love donuts as much as we do! To make yummy sugar-free dog donuts, you will need: 1 cup of flour, 1 cup of oats, 1/3 cup of coconut oil, ½ cup of peanut butter, and 2 eggs. For the donut toppings, you will need Greek yogurt and bacon bits.
- Preheat the oven to 375°F.
- Coat a donut pan with cooking spray and set aside.
- Combine all ingredients into a large bowl (excluding the yogurt and bacon bits).
- Mix until you have a nice chunk of dough.
- Use your hands to press the dough into the donut pan.
- Fill each donut cavity and press firmly to ensure everything sticks together (it won’t rise, so make sure to press it in thoroughly).
- Set out a small bowl of plain Greek yogurt and another for bacon bits.
- Dip each donut carefully into the yogurt and then sprinkle with bacon bits.
- Place your finished donuts in the freezer for 15 minutes to harden the yogurt.
Now you can serve these tasty donuts to your dog who is sure to gobble them down and request for seconds!
Candy Corn Sweet
Check out this non-sugary candy treat made with wholesome ingredients and low added sugar content.
You will need the following ingredients:
Treats: 1½ cup of whole wheat flour, ½ cup of oatmeal, 1 egg, and ½ cup of chicken or beef stock
Icing: 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour, 1-2 tablespoons of water
- Preheat the oven to 350°F.
- Combine all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl (except for icing ingredients).
- Mix by hand until thoroughly combined. If you find it too sticky, add a tad more flour and if it's too dry, throw in some more stock.
- Divide the dough in half or in fourths if you want smaller cookies.
- Roll each piece of dough into a circle about ½ inch thick.
- Use a butter knife to slice the dough into half three times, so that you cut 8 triangles.
- Place the triangular-shaped dough on a greased baking sheet or parchment-lined baking sheet.
- Bake for 20-25 minutes.
- Allow to cool and store in an airtight container at room temperature.
- To make the candy corn icing, simply combine flour with water, 1 tablespoon at a time, until it forms the consistency of thick paint.
See how easy these recipes are? You don’t always have to buy the same boring and pre-made dog treats as you can now make yummier treats for your furbaby!
What Is Your Favorite Homemade Dog Treat Recipe?
Which one of the homemade dog treat recipes above is your pup’s favorite? Do you have any additional homemade dog treat recipes to recommend? Leave a comment below!