Home Food 10 Delicious Peanut Butter Recipes For Dogs

10 Delicious Peanut Butter Recipes For Dogs

by shedboy71

As a guideline small dogs should get no more than about 1/2 tablespoon of peanut butter per day and larger dogs should get no more than about 1 tablespoon as a high amount of peanut butter can lead to pancreatitis and can also lead to obesity.

dog wanting peanut butter

dog wanting peanut butter @ @jamiekins via Twenty20

All of these recipes use peanut butter, now not all peanut butter is suitable for dogs as it can contain xylitol which is a sweetener but this is extremely toxic to dogs and can be fatal even in small quantiities. The best way is to make your own homemade version like this recipe below

Homemade Peanut Butter

Ingredients:

1 1/2 cup unsalted, roasted peanuts
1 teaspoon peanut or safflower oil (optional if not buttery)

Instructions:

Place peanuts into a food processor or high-speed blender.
It can take around 3 minutes for the oils to be released so that the “paste” can turn more into a butter.

Homemade Applesauce

Some of the recipes below use applesauce and it is a common ingredient in many home made dog recipe

You can make homemade applesauce by peeling, washing, coring, and thoroughly removing all the seeds (remember the seeds are toxic to dogs as well).

Dice the apples and place them into a large pot and cover them with water in th epot. Bring the pot to the boil, then turn down the heat and keep cooking until the apples are soft. Now drain the water from the pot and remove the diced apples, then place them into a blender and purée. You can store the applesauce in a jar or freeze for future use.

On with the actual recipes now

No Bake Dog Treats

Do want a basic, simple recipe which is easy to make and does not involve switching on your oven and doing any cooking. This particular recipe is ideal and features favorite ingredients lik epeanut butter, oats and pumpkin. Your dog will love this recipe.

Serving: This makes between 10 to 20 treats
Total Time: 5 to 10 minutes

Ingredients:

2 ½ cups old-fashioned oats
1 cup pumpkin puree
1 tablespoon organic honey
½ cup smooth peanut butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Instructions:

Step 1: Put the peanut butter, pumpkin puree, honey, and cinnamon into a mixing bowl. Now you need to combine these ingredients until they are well mixed into one another.
Step 2: Now fold in the oats.
Step 3: Using your hands, roll the mixture into small, bite-sized balls. Keep going like this until you have rolled all the mixture into small balls.
Step 4: Store the dog treats in the fridge in an airtight container.

Frozen Peanut Butter and Yogurt Treats

This is ideal snack for giving to your dog in those hot summer months to cool it done, as an added bonus they are very easy to make

Ingredients:

1 cup smooth peanut butter
32 oz plain yogurt

Instructions:

Step 1: Melt the peanut butter in a microwavable bowl in your microwave oven.
Step 2: Once melted, pour the yogurt into the bowl and mix together thoroughly.
Step 3: Pour the mixture onto cupcake papers.
Step 4: Allow the mixture to cool down and then place in the fridge to harden.

Peanut Butter and Banana Dog Biscuits

This particular recipe as well as featuring the ever popular peanut butter also has a banana in it.

Ingredients:

1 cup of oats
½ cup of peanut butter
½ teaspoon of cinnamon
1 ¼ cups of whole wheat flour
½ cup of applesauce
1 mashed banana

Instructions:

Step 1: In a mixing bowl, mix all of the ingredients together to form a soft dough.
Step 2: Knead the dough on a flat surface for several minutes.
Step 3: Let teh mixture cool and then flatten it using a rolling pin.
Step 4: Cut out the desired shapes of the dog biscuits.
Step 5: Place the dog biscuits on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
Step 6: Bake in a 350 degree Fahrenheit preheated oven for about 15 minutes or until the edges start to go golden.
Step 7: Let the cookies cool down completely and the store the dog treats in the fridge in an airtight container.

Peanut Butter and Sweet Potato Biscuits

Yes, your dog can eat sweet potatoes and they will love it. Again this is an easy to make basic recipe

Ingredients:

150 grams of sweet mashed potatoes
150 grams of wholemeal flour
75 grams of peanut butter

Instructions:

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 180 degrees.
Step 2: Now mix the peanut butter with the mashed sweet potatoes and mix thoroughly.
Step 3: Now add the flour and stir well and mix thoroughly.
Step 4: Roll out the dough and cut it out with a cookie cutter.
Step 5: Bake the biscuits in the oven at 180 degrees for 10 minutes.
Step 6: Allow the biscuits to cool slightly on the baking tray and then store in the fridge in an airtight container

Peanut Butter And Applesauce Dog Biscuits

A great recipe to prepare for your dog when apples are in season.

Yields: 36 biscuits

Ingredients:

1 cup of unsweetened applesauce
2 cups of oats
3 cups of whole-wheat flour
1 teaspoon of baking powder
1 cup of organic unsweetened peanut butter

Instructions:

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350° Fahrenheit. Now two cookie sheets and line them with parchment paper.
Step 2: Mix all of the ingredients in a mixing bowl, stir to mix thoroughly. Knead your doggy dough on a lightly floured surface.
Step 3: Roll the dough out to about ¼-inch thickness, then slice the dough into 36 shapes. Place on cookie sheets.
Step 4: Bake the cookies or biscuits for 25 minutes or until they are lightly browned.
Step 5: Remove your dog biscuits from the oven and allow them to completely cool before serving to your dog.

You can store your dog biscuits in your fridge for up to 5 days and you can also freeze them in an airtight container and they will be OK for up to 6 months.

Peanut Butter And Apple Biscuits

We have DIY Peanut butter and applesauce recipes at the start of this article, your dog will love these biscuits

Ingredients:

1 cup white flour
1 cup whole wheat flour
2 tablespoons applesauce
1/4 cup sunflower seeds chopped
1/4 cup molasses
1 tablespoon peanut butter
2 eggs beaten
1/4 cup milk

Instructions:

Step 1. In bowl 1 mix all of the dry ingredients together.
Step 2. Now mix in the applesauce, peanut butter and molasses and mix thoroughly.
Step 3. In bowl 2 mix egg and milk.
Step 4. Mix together bowl 1 and 2 and mix thoroughly.
Step 5. The dough should be firm, if it is not then you can add a little more milk
Step 6. Roll out to 1/2 inch thickness.
Step 7. Cut with either a cookie cutter or whatever the shape you want.
Step 8. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Step 9: Allow the biscuits to cool slightly on the baking tray and then store in the fridge in an airtight container

Banana And Peanut Butter Ice Treats

Yields: 50 servings

Ingredients:

4 cups low-fat plain yogurt
3-4 ripe bananas
½ cup unsweetened peanut butter

Instructions:

1. Add the peeled bananas into a blender along with the peanut butter and yogurt.
2. Blend until smooth and then add the mixture into ice cube trays.
3. Freeze and serve this dog treat frozen. You can store your dog treats in an airtight container in the freezer for up to 6 months.

Coconut Oil and Peanut Butter Ice Treats

Coconut oil has many benefits to dogs but can be tricky to integrate into their diet, this recipe canhelp. In addition its another cooling treat that you can feed your dog on warm days.

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup smooth peanut butter
1 tablespoon unprocessed coconut oil

Instructions:

Step 1: Melt the coconut oil in a saucepan over a medium heat. Once the coconut oil is completely melted, remove the saucepan from the heat.
Step 2: Stir the peanut butter into the melted coconut oil until smooth. Now add the cinnamon. Mix thoroughly until all of the ingredients are well combined.
Step 3: Transfer the mixture into ice cube trays and freeze.
Step 4: Once frozen, pop the treats out of the ice cube tray and place in a freezer bag or airtight container. You can store your dog treats in the freezer for up to 2 months.

Peanut Butter and Honey Dog Biscuits

Peanut butter and honey in this easy to make recipe that your dog will love

Ingredients:

3/4 cup flour
1/4 cup vegetable shortening
1 egg
1 teaspoon peanut butter
1 tablespoon honey
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup rolled oats
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions:

Step 1: Heat the honey and peanut butter until they are runny, this should take about 20 seconds in the microwave.
Step 2: Mix all ingredients together thoroughly.
Step 3: Drop the mixture onto greased cookie sheet and cut into desired shapes.
Step 4: Bake at 350 degrees for about 8 to 10 minutes.
Step 5: Allow the biscuits to cool slightly on the baking tray and then store in the fridge in an airtight container

Peanut Butter Cookies

Ingredients:

2 cups wholewheat flour
1 cup wheat germ
1 cup peanut butter
1 egg
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup water
1/2 teaspoon salt

Instructions:

Step 1: Mix together the wholewheat flour, wheat germ and salt.
Step 2: Add in the peanut butter, egg, oil and water and mix all the ingredients together thoroughly.
Step 3: Roll the mixture out to 1/2 inch thickness.
Step 4: Cut with cookie cutter or desire shape and then place on ungreased cookie sheet.
Step 5: Bake at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.
Step 6: Allow the biscuits to cool slightly on the baking tray and then store in the fridge in an airtight container

You may also like

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More