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Healthy, Easy, and Quick Dog Treat Recipes

Updated on July 22, 2014

Peanut Butter Banana Dog Treats

  1. Put the 1 cup of peanut butter in a mixing bowl that can fit in the microwave.
  2. Melt the Peanut Butter in the microwave until it is a liquid, this normally takes about 1 minute at full power.
  3. Peel the two bananas and drop then in with the melted Peanut Butter.
  4. Use a fork to mash the bananas. They do not have to me completely mashed up, but they need to be in very small pieces, no bigger than a chocolate chip.
  5. Mix in the oats and the salt-less chopped peanuts (if you are using them)
  6. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  7. Mix all of the ingredient together using a large spoon.
  8. Cover a cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  9. Spoon your batter onto the cookie sheet. Try to make each cookie into the size of a quarter if you can, but a bit bigger or smaller is okay. The cookies do not expand when they bake.
  10. Put the dog cookies into the oven and bake for 13-15 minutes. The dog cookies should be somewhat crisp, but not burnt.
  11. Cool them just like you would regular cookies. DO NOT FEED TO PET UNTIL FULLY COOL!!
  12. Once cool store in the refrigerator. If you do not store them if the fridge they will go bad in about two to three days; in the fridge they will be good for about two to three weeks.
  13. Give the treat to your dog, but don't give him/her too many because some dogs can get diarrhea from too much banana.

Peanut Butter Banana Dog Treats Ingredients

  • 2 & 1/3 Cups Oatmeal
  • 2 Whole Bananas
  • 1 Cup Peanut Butter
  • 1/2 Cup Chopped Salt-less Peanuts, optional

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Cook Time (Bake at 400 degrees)

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 14 min
Ready in: 24 min
Yields: 20-30 treats depending
Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1 treat
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

Yogurt & Apple Sauce Treats

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix two and 1/3 cups oatmeal, one cup French vanilla yogurt and two-thirds of a cup of apple sauce together in 1 mixing bowl.
  3. Spoon batter onto cooking sheet, keeping each drop the size of a quarter
  4. Cook at 400 for 13 to 15 minutes.

Frozen Peanut Butter Yogurt Dog Treats

The perfect snack to cool your pet down after a vigorous play session

Ingredients

• 6-8 ounces vanilla yogurt

• 1/4 cup peanut butter

Directions

  1. Melt the peanut butter in a microwave safe bowl ( on high power for about 30 seconds)
  2. Mix the yogurt and melted peanut butter together in a mixing bowl
  3. Pour the mixture onto a parchment covered cookie sheet that will fit in your freezer
  4. Place in the freezer
  5. Once frozen remove from cookie sheet and place in a zip lock plastic bag.
  6. Store in freezer!
  7. Remove treats as needed and quickly feed it to your dog before it melts. Note they melt quickly from the heat of your hand.

Pumpkin Dog Treats

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Yield: 20

Ingredients:

  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • 2 tablespoons dry milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 1/2 cups brown rice flour or wheat flour

Instructions:

  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F
  2. Measuring the pumpkin into a mixing bowl
  3. Crack the two eggs into the bowl as well
  4. Mix them together until the mixture is smooth.
  5. Add in the salt and the milk,
  6. Carefully mix in the rice flour a little bit at a time. (It clumps together fairly quickly, so you'll need to use your fingers to knead it all together.)
  7. The mixture should look dry, but knead all the lumps out until it becomes smooth. If it refuses to very carefully and slowly add a little bit of water, just enough to allow you to knead it no more than that.
  8. Roll out the dough into a 1/2 inch thick roll.
  9. At this point you can use a mini cookie cutter to cut the dough if you want cute shapes or you can just take a knife and cut the dough into small squares and rectangles for you dog.
  10. Grease the cookie sheet.
  11. Place each cookie onto the greased cookie sheet.
  12. Cook the cookies for 20 minutes
  13. Remove the cookies from the oven and flip them over.
  14. Bake the cookie for an additional 20 minutes or until they are a nice shade of golden brown.
  15. Cool the cookies just like you wold regular cookies. DO NOT FEED TO PET UNTIL THEY ARE ROOM TEMPERATURE!!
  16. For a quick cool pop them in the freezer to ten minutes.
  17. The cookies can be stored at room temperature in a sealed container of in the fridge.
  18. You may want to store half of your treats in the freezer so you don't have to worry about them going bad.

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