Perfect Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Puppy Treats

Por: Tori Bowlin

30 de noviembre de 2023

Dog in santa hat getting gift from Santa

This holiday season, sprinkle some extra joy for your favorite furry pals by whipping up these easy, AKC-approved dog treats. With simple ingredients and quick baking times, they're the perfect last-minute surprise to show your pet some love.

Turn it into a delightful gift by snagging some adorable, budget-friendly canisters (easily found at dollar or thrift stores) and fill them to the brim with these homemade goodies. It's a merry, tail-wagging gift that's sure to make this season the most pet-friendly one yet! 🎄🐾🍪

Perfect Peanut Butter and Pumpkin Puppy Treats

  • Course: Gluten-Free
  • Tipo de cocina: Festiva

  • Servings 20 treats
  • Tiempo de preparación: 10 minutos
  • Tiempo de cocción: 12 minutos


  • 2 cups flour (regular or gluten-free) 
  • 1 cup canned pumpkin 
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (make sure it is Xylitol-free) 
  • Pinch of salt 
  • Sprinkles*


  • Preheat your oven to 375°F 
  • In a large bowl, mix the pumpkin and peanut butter 
  • Stir in the flour and combine the mixture into a dough 
  • Roll out the dough onto a floured surface 
  • Cut the dough into shapes with your favorite cookie cutters 
  • Alternative Shape Optional: Roll the dough into 1-inch balls, then press with a fork to flatten 
  • Place the treats half an inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet 
  • Add sprinkles* 
  • Bake for 12 minutes

Nota de la receta

(Recipe adapted from the American Kennel Club)

* Are sprinkles safe for dogs? Yes! Read on to learn more.
Please check with your veternarian if you're concerned about your pet's dietary restrictions or health.

Additionally, never add chocolate sprinkles to your dog treats. Chocolate is not safe for dogs and contains caffeine and theobromine—dogs cannot metabolize these compounds as humans do.

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