DIY At-Home Treat Recipes Your Pup Will Love

DIY At-Home Treat Recipes Your Pup Will Love

Treats are essential when you’re raising a pup. Not only are they a great way to bring joy to your furry friend, but they also are a huge help if you’re trying to train them. Here are a few quick and easy recipes that can be made from ingredients you probably already have! 

Pumpkin & Peanut Butter Dog Treats 

Recipe from It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup oats 
  • ⅓ cup of pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling!) 
  • ¼ cup natural peanut butter 

Instructions

  1. Grind up the oats to make an oat flour. 
  2. Blend all ingredients in a food processor
  3. Roll the dough onto a lightly floured surface and shape them into treats. 
  4. Place the treats on a baking tray and bake at 300 degrees F for about 20 minutes. 

 

Frozen Berry Yogurt Treats

Recipe from Bigger Bolder Baking 

Ingredients

  • Chopped strawberries (fresh or frozen)
  • Blueberries 
  • Plain, unsweetened yogurt 

Instructions

  1. Distribute your ingredients evenly into a mold (a popsicle mold or ice cube tray will work!). 
  2. Place in the freezer and grab one when you need it! 

 

Banana Carrot Treats 

Recipe from Heavenlynn Healthy

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe banana
  • 2 carrots, grated 
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 cup buckwheat flour

Instructions

  1. In a small bowl, mix 1 tbsp. chia seeds with 3 tbsp. water and let sit for 10 minutes to thicken. 
  2. Peel and mash the banana. 
  3. In a large bowl, mix coconut oil, buckwheat flour, carrots, banana and chia seed mixture. 
  4. Add more buckwheat flour as needed if the mixture is too sticky. 
  5. Roll the dough onto a lightly floured surface and shape them into treats. 
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 15-20 minutes. 

 

Peanut Butter Vanilla Dog Biscuits 

Recipe from AllRecipes

Ingredients

  • 1.5 cups whole wheat flour 
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour 
  • ½ cornmeal
  • ½ cup rolled oats
  • 1.5 cups water 
  • ½ cup canola oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp natural peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp vanilla extract 

Instructions 

  1. Combine whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, cornmeal and oats in a large bowl. 
  2. Make a well in the center of the flours and mix in water, oil, eggs, peanut butter and vanilla. 
  3. Roll the dough onto a lightly floured surface and shape them into treats.  
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F for about 20 minutes. 

 

Choose-Your-Own-Flavor Biscuits

Recipe from Buzzfeed

Ingredients 

  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • Flavors (this could be anything from banana to blueberries to carrots) 

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix together eggs, applesauce and flour. 
  2. When the mixture becomes a dough, add your selected flavor ingredients. 
  3. Roll the dough onto a lightly floured surface and shape them into treats. 
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for about 30-40 minutes.