Best Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

If you’ve never made treats for your own dog before I suggest you start with one of the simplest dog treat recipes from the list below. Who doesn’t love simple?



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If there’s one thing your pup loves more than their chew toys, it’s the surprise treats you offer them for their excellent behavior. If you’re looking for the best homemade dog treat recipes to convey your love to your pets, this article is for you!

Below are our easy-to-make top three recipes that will leave your feline friend licking their paws:

#1- Dreamy Peanut Butter Cookies

Total Time Consumed: 40 minutes


·Whole wheat flour – 2 cups
·Natural peanut butter (creamy) – ½ cup (natural peanut butter doesn’t contain xylitol, which is poisonous to dogs)
·Eggs – 2
·Water – ¼ cup

* If you want to make the recipe wheat-free, you can replace that with rice flour or coconut flour as an alternative.


1.Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.
2.Mix flour, natural peanut butter, and eggs in a bowl until they’re somewhat combined.
3.After that, keep adding a tablespoon of water into the bowl and combine the dough simultaneously until the mixture is wet enough to form a soft yet firm dough.
4.Roll out the prepared dough on a flat surface and cut it into any desired shape using a mold.
5.Place the cut cookies on a baking pan lined with parchment paper and bake for 15 minutes before taking the tray out. 

* You can store the peanut butter cookies in an airtight container for up to two weeks!

#2- Chicken Parsley Dog Treats

Total Time Consumed: 50 minutes


·Finely diced chicken (cooked) – 1 cup
·Mashed rice (cooked) – ½ cup
·Rice flour – 3 Tablespoon
·Egg – 1
·Parsley – 1 Tablespoon


1.Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.
2.Mix all ingredients together until they’re well combined.
3.Take an oven-safe silicone mold cube tray and spoon the prepared paste into the holes.
4.Bake it for approximately 20 to 25 minutes in the oven until the cubes’ tops are golden brown.
5.Allow the tray to cool down before extracting the dog treats.

* You can store the chicken parsley dog treats in the freezer for up to three months!

#3- Salmon and Sweet Potato Soft Treats

Total Time Consumed: 80 minutes


·Canned salmon – 1 cup
·Eggs – 3
·Coconut flour – ½ cup
·Sweet potato (baked in the skin) – 2
·Coconut oil – as needed (to grease the parchment paper)


1.Preheat your oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes.
2.Take a bowl and crack the eggs inside, beating them until they make a fluffy mixture.
3.Now, fold the salmon and coconut flour into the bowl as well.
4.Allow the prepared mixture to rest for the next 10 minutes.
5.In the meantime, remove the skin from the boiled sweet potatoes and mash them until they make a smooth paste.
6.Combine the mashed sweet potato with the prepared mixture in the bowl.
7.Place a parchment paper over a 9-by-9 pan and grease it with coconut oil.
8.Press the prepared paste lightly into the greasy pan and set the tray inside the heated oven for 60 minutes.
9.Bake the prepared paste until the edges turn golden, and a toothpick comes out clean.
10.Allow the soft treat to cool down before slicing it into squares.

* You can store this soft salmon and sweet potato dog treat in a fridge for five days and into a freezer for up to three months!

We hope your pet enjoys these homemade dog treat recipes as much as you love preparing them!