How to Make Homemade Dog Treats

How to Make Homemade Dog Treats

If you’ve never made your own dog treats before, it’s best to start with a simple recipe. Regardless of your baking skills, who doesn’t love simple? These unique dog treats are all made with five ingredients or less, and they’re super easy to make. So even all of you novice bakers out there can whip up these treats your fluffy pup will enjoy!

4 Homemade Dog Treats With 5 Ingredients or Less

  1. Soft, Grain-Free Dog Treats

These salmon and sweet potato treats are soft, smelly, and oh so tasty (we assume). These treats are great for training puppies or for doggos who are on a gluten-free diet.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 can of salmon
  • 1 cooked medium sweet potato
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅓ cup coconut flour
  • coconut oil

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Beat the eggs until fluffy, then fold in the coconut flour and salmon.
  3. Remove the skin from the sweet potato, mash it, and fold it into the mixture.
  4. Grease a 9×9 cake pan with coconut oil and add batter.
  5. Bake for 60 min, allow to cool and cut into squares.
  1. No-Bake Frozen Pumpkin Treats

These take less than 15 minutes, and you don’t even have to turn on your oven. Keep these treats on-hand to cool down your pup during the hot summer months.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 can of 100% pumpkin puree
  • 1 cup plain yogurt
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter

Instructions:

  1. Blend all three ingredients in a mixing bowl until smooth.
  2. Pour mixture into an ice cube tray.
  3. Freeze for 12 hours.
  1. 2-Ingredient Dog Cookies

These super-simple cookies don’t require you to have any prior baking Dog Treatsskills! This is the perfect recipe to test the waters if you’re new to making your own dog treats.

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups of flour (coconut, almond, whole wheat)
  • 2 jars of pureed baby food (blueberry, beef, chicken, sweet potato) – whatever you think your pup will enjoy!

Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350F.
  2. Mix ingredients together until a stiff dough forms.
  3. Roll out the dough. You can get creative here and use bone-shaped cookie cutters.
  4. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, place tears ½ in apart.
  5. Bake for 20-25 min.
  1. Fruity Frozen Dog Treats

If your pup loves fruit, they’ll go nuts over these dog-friendly popsicles that are also great for humans!

What you’ll need:

  • 1 cup watermelon
  • 1 cup raspberries
  • 1 cup yogurt

Instructions:

  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender
  2. Place the mix in an ice tray
  3. Freeze for 12 hours

Show your fur babies some extra love with these easy to make, healthy dog treats.