Homemade dog treats are the best way to show your good boy that you love and treat them like family! If you’ve wondered how to make dog treats at home, it’s much easier than you imagine. Your dog deserves all the love he can get and will be so happy with his yummy treats.
Best Dog Treat Recipes
Quick & Easy Peanut Butter Treats / Puppy Leaks (3 ingredients + water, 20 minute cook time)
Is your dog a huge peanut butter lover? If so, you might want to try this simple dog treat recipe — trust us, your pup will love it. You’ll need 2 cups of flour, 1/2 cup peanut butter, and 2 eggs. Combine the ingredients until thoroughly blended. Then, add water until it becomes moist enough to roll out as dough.
Chicken Dog Treats / Kol’s Notes (Five ingredients, 20-30 minute cook time)
Dogs love a chicken-based meal, and these homemade dog treats will make a fine addition to the snack menu. Making it is super easy. You’ll need a cup of chopped chicken, half a cup of steamed rice, 3 tablespoons of rice flour, 1 tablespoon of parsley, and 1 egg. If you don’t have chicken in your arsenal, you can dice up your pup’s favorite meat for this recipe as a substitute.
Easy Two-Ingredient Dog Treats / Dog-Milk (Two ingredient dog treats 20-25 minute cook time)
This dog treat recipe is excellent for beginner cooks. If you’re looking for something simple to make for your dog, we recommend starting with this one. The only ingredients you’ll need are 2 cups of organic whole wheat flour and 2 cans of pureed baby food. For the baby food, you can go with whatever your dog fancies.
Homemade Dog Biscuits / Kitchen Confidante (Five ingredients dog treats, 20 minute cook time)
These homemade biscuits only require five ingredients. You’ll need beef broth, whole wheat flour, flaxseed, oats, and peanut butter. If you don’t have any fun cookie cutters, you can use your shot glasses.
Sweet Potato Fries for Dogs / Beagles and Bargains (Four ingredients, 30 minute cook time)
Dogs need their veggies, too, so why not try a sweet potato-based snack? For this homemade dog treat recipe, you’ll need a sweet potato, cinnamon, coconut oil, and turmeric. These are an excellent way for your pup to get in some of your daily vegetable intakes – they’re super tasty.
Frozen Apple Dog Treats / Irresistible Pets (Two ingredients (plus water), freeze for a couple of hours)
This dog treat recipe is as simple as recipes get. It doesn’t involve any cooking, just mixing. You’ll need two apples, a cup of nonfat plain yogurt, some ice cube trays, and you’ve got yourself a delicious treat your dog will surely beg for every week.
Cheesy Bone Treats / Sugar The Golden Retriever (Four ingredients, 3 hour cook time)
Looking for something cheesy? These homemade dog treats are fantastic! Good luck trying to keep your dog out of the house while making these; they smell so good. For this recipe, you’ll need 4 cups of flour, 2 cups of shredded cheese, some oil, and water – yes, that simple.
Apple Cinnamon Dog Treats / Two Little Cavaliers (Three ingredients, 22 minute cook time)
If you want to show your dog the more delicate tastes in life, try this easy dog treat recipe. Like the one above, this recipe also smells fantastic so expect some tail wiggling. You’ll need 1 cup of dry quick cook oatmeal, half a cup of applesauce, and 1 egg.
Banana Almond Puppy Treats Recipe / Pretty Fluffy (Four ingredients, 10 minute bake time)
If your dog appreciates soft treats more than the other kind, this a great recipe we think you should try. You’ll need 1 egg, three-fourths cup unsalted almond butter, one-third of a banana, and a teaspoon of cinnamon.
Pumpkin Carrot Bites / Pawsitively Pets (Four ingredients, 30-35 minute bake time)
This super easy dog treat recipe is a fan’s favorite — it yields many great smelling, bite-sized treats that are ideal for training prizes. For this recipe, you’ll need three-fourths cup canned pumpkin, 1 egg, one-fourth cup shredded carrots, and 1 cup of whole wheat flour.
Simple Pumpkin Cookies / My GBGV Life (Four ingredients, 4o minute bake time)
If you’re a fan of pumpkin desserts, you need to put your dog on it too. This pumpkin dog treat recipe is a great way to do just that. These treats are tasty and easy to make. You’ll need one egg, 2/3 cup pure canned pumpkin, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, and 1 & 1/2 cups of flour.
There you go— 11 of our favorite homemade dog treat recipes you can quickly try at home, each using 5 ingredients or less. Give your dog a little special gift this weekend by making him some homemade soft (or hard) dog treats. We guarantee he’ll be overwhelmed by your cooking skills and will want more the following day. Further reading: