Easy Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe

Level: Easy

Total: 35 min

Prep: 15 min

Cook: 20 min

Yield: 8 servings

Discover an effortless pumpkin dog treat recipe designed to bring joy to your canine companion. With the perfect blend of pumpkin, eggs, creamy peanut butter, and whole wheat flour, this homemade snack promises both nutrition and flavor. It's an easy-to-follow recipe for pet owners looking to treat their dogs to wholesome goodness.


  • 1 cup pumpkin.
  • 2 eggs.
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter.
  • 2.5 to 3 cups whole wheat flour.


1 Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

2 In a medium mixing bowl, combine the pumpkin, eggs, and peanut butter, and stir well.

3 Add 2.5 cups of flour, and stir to combine. The dough should be about the
consistency of play-dough: soft and easy to roll out, but not wet and sticky. Add
more flour as needed to reach this consistency.

4 Divide the dough into 2 pieces. Working with one piece at a time, roll it out on a
well-floured surface until it is 1/2-inch thick.

5 Cut the dog treats out using a cookie cutter, or you can simply cut them into
squares using a knife.

6 Place the cut-out cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

7 Repeat with remaining dough, gathering and re-rolling the scrap dough until all
the dough is used.

8 Bake for 20 minutes or until cooked through.

9 Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for 3


  • The homemade dog treats will still be a little soft at the 20 minutes mark. My pup
    prefers them like this. Their shelf life is shorter like this, though (this is why you
    keep them in the fridge or freezer).
  • Bake for an additional 10 minutes if you'd like a crisp dog treat. They are more
    shelf stable when they are cooked longer, but the fridge or freezer will still
    prolong their usability.
  • Let treats thaw at room temp for a few minutes before giving it to your dog.
  • Make sure your peanut butter doesn't contain artificial sweeteners like xylitol --
    it's toxic for dogs.