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DIY: Quick and Easy Dog Treat Recipes


Looking for an easy, healthy, and economical way to spoil your pup? We’re here to share DIY dog treat recipes at home? With just a few ingredients, you can whip up some delicious snacks that are sure to bring a smile to your pup’s face. Check out our guide for step-by-step instructions on how to make tasty and nutritious dog treats in no time at all!

Doggie Donuts: Banana and Peanut Butter Topped with Bacon Bits.

This recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser! It’s a surefire way to make your dog happy, and it’s also healthy. You’ll need 1 cup of 100% whole wheat flour, 1 ripe banana (mashed), 2 tablespoons of creamy peanut butter, and 4 tablespoons of water. Combine everything in a bowl until you create a dough-like consistency. Roll the mixture into small donut shapes, top with some crunchy bacon bits, and bake for 12 minutes at 350 degrees F. Let cool before serving!

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Apple & Sweet Potato Soft Treats.

If you’re looking for something soft and chewy – these treats are sure to please! Simply mix one sweet potato (steamed, pureed, and cooled), one grated apple, 2 tablespoons of water, a tablespoon of sugar-free peanut butter, and 1 cup of whole wheat flour together. If necessary, add a bit more water until the dough is firm enough to roll into small balls. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees F for 20 minutes. Let cool before serving.

Quick Homemade Breath Fresheners: Carrots & Parsley Bites.

Give your pup’s breath a boost with these nutritious carrot & parsley bites. Start by mixing 1/2 cup of oat flour, 1/4 cup of grated carrot, 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh parsley and 2 tablespoons of olive oil. Knead the dough until it reaches a biscuit-like consistency. Roll the dough out onto a lightly floured surface and use a cookie cutter to create bite-sized treats. Bake in the oven at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes, then let cool before serving.

Honey, Yogurt & Oat Treats.

These honey, yogurt, and oat treats are easy, healthy snacks for your pup. Combine 1/2 cup of oats, 1/4 cup of plain Greek yogurt, 1 tablespoon of organic honey & 2 tablespoons of peanut butter in a large bowl. Mix everything together until it forms a dough-like consistency. Roll out the dough onto a lightly floured surface and use a cookie cutter to create bite-sized shapes. Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes and let cool before serving.

If you would like to read more about DIY dog treat recipes, you can visit the American Kennel Club website. Or check out our thoughts on some of the best store-bought treats for doodles here!