Making treats for your dog at home may seem like a task compared to stepping into the pet store and buying readymade ones. But there are more advantage of giving your dog homemade dog treats; you have more options as there are many different recipes that you can choose from, and they are healthier than packaged treats (you don’t know what they put into making them).

Peanut butter treats

These treats are very easy to make and the best part is that its preparation does not take much time at all. Another plus side is that dogs love peanut butter, so they will love these as well. Ingredients that you will need are:

  • Flour – 2 cups
  • Peanut butter – ½ cup 
  • Eggs – 2

Mix all of these until they are properly done, add some water and bake them for 20 minutes. 

Homemade dog treat

Chicken treats

Most dogs love chicken, which is why they will love these chicken treats as well, and they come in handy when training a pup. The ingredients you needs are:

  • Diced chicken – ½ cup 
  • Cooked rice – ½ cup 
  • Rice flour – 3 tbs 
  • Parsley – 1 tbs 
  • Egg – 1 

Mix them all and separate them into little balls, then cook for about 20 to 30 minutes. 

Two ingredients dog treat

If you aren’t much of a cook and like to keep it simple and easy, then this is the best recipe for you. It is also best for you to start your treat making journey with. The ingredients required are:

  • Whole wheat flour – 2 cups 
  • Pureed baby food – 2 jars 

Make sure that you choose the baby food that your dog loves; apple flavor, blueberry or sweet potato. The cook time on these treats is about 25 minutes. 

Doggie biscuits

Dogs who love biscuits will love these so much. There are 5 ingredients involved:

  • Whole wheat flour 
  • Oats
  • Flaxseed 
  • Beef broth 
  • Peanut butter 

Mix them and roll out the dough, cut them into any shape and size you want. Put them in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes. 

Sweet potato fries

This veggie is quite popular among babies, adults, and dogs, so these fries can come in handy for the whole family. They are delicious and a good way of making sure that everyone gets to eat some vegetables. Dogs’ love them and the ingredients you will need are:

  • Sweet potato 
  • Coconut oil 
  • Cinnamon
  • Turmeric 

Cut the sweet potatoes like fries, cover in said ingredients and fry; entire cook time is about 30 minutes. 

Apple dog treats – frozen

The best part about these treats is that you do not need to cook them, and they are best to give your dog in the hot weather. All you need is:

  • Apples 
  • Non-fat yogurt 

Take some ice cube trays; add diced apples and yogurt into each section and freeze. The minimum time you will need for them to freeze over is around 3 hours. 

Cheesy treats

Its best to keep your dog out of the kitchen when you are preparing these; they will make your kitchen smell of cheese. What you will need:

  • Flour – 4 cups 
  • Shredded cheese – 2 cups 
  • Oil 
  • Water 

You will coat frozen cheese cubes in flour and cook them. Your dog will love these and they will be ready in about 2 hours. 

Apple cinnamon treats

Your kitchen will smell amazing if you use this recipe. Plus it’s great for dogs and humans too. What you will need is:

  • Quick cook oatmeal – 1 cup 
  • Apple sauce – ½ cup 
  • Egg – 1 

After cooking the oatmeal, you will mix all ingredients and bake. The cook time is about 22 minutes. 

Vegan and gluten-free dog treat

Another very simple recipe, this one involves 3 ingredients only. They are one of the best options for you to use if your dog has grain allergies. All you need is:

  • Oat or rice flour 
  • Peanut butter 
  • Bananas – 2 

Mix and bake, the total cook time will be around 30 minutes. 

Ginger apple dog treats

Another one for dogs that have grain allergies; these treats are healthy and taste great as well. Ingredients required are:

  • Diced apple – 1 cup 
  • Plain yogurt – 2/3 cup 
  • Ginger – ½ tps 
  • Coconut oil – 1 tbs 

It’s very simple and quick to make with a cooking time of about 30 minutes.