You can’t go wrong with homemade treats for your dog’s birthday party. You can give your dog new flavors and ensure they are safe while making homemade dog treats.
Let’s look at three amazing recipes for homemade birthday treats for dogs, as well as three delicious premade Dog Bakery options!
1. Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats
Source: The Cookie Rookie
These decadent peanut butter dog treats are courtesy of The Cookie Rookie. These treats combine a peanut butter cookie with a peanut butter and honey icing to make them delicious and healthy. They’ll make your pup’s party a huge success, it’s no surprise!
2 1/2 cups whole grain flour1 large egg1 Cup peanut butter (No sweeteners especially not xylitol).1 cup water2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons peanut butter 1 tablespoon honey 1/3 cup cornstarch3-4 teaspoons hot water
Pre-heat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet using parchment paper. Mix the flour, egg, honey, peanut butter and water together in a bowl. Next, roll out the dough onto a floured surface. Cut out cookies using a cookie cutter. Bake the cookies for 18-20 minutes. Let the cookies cool in the oven. While the cookies cool, make the frosting. In a small bowl combine the peanut butter with honey. The mixture can be microwaved for 15 seconds. Stir and then continue to microwave until melted. Add the peanut butter mixture to the cornstarch. Stir until well combined. Finally, add the water one tablespoon at a stretch until the frosting is smooth and spreadable on the cookies.
Alternative: Mutter Butter Cookies
Source: The Dog Bakery
Our Mutter Butter cookies make a great alternative to homemade treats for dog birthdays. These cookies look and taste just like peanut butter cookies, but they are made with carefully selected ingredients so that your furry friend will enjoy them as well. These cookies are free of chemicals and preservatives. Your dog will love them! Grab a few and let your dog get to work!
2. Homemade Carrot Cake Dog Treats
These carrot cake treats for dogs by BellyFull, a dog-friendly version of the classic human dessert are easy to make and can be found in most homes. This recipe brings out the natural sweetness in carrots. Nut butter and applesauce give it substance to make it a satisfying treat for dogs’ birthdays.
1 cup plain, unsweetened and all-natural applesauce 1/4 Cup plain, all natural plain nut butter such as peanut or almond butter (Without any xylitol).2 large eggs4 cups of oat flour plus 1/2 cup, if necessary1 cup peeled carrots1/2 cup natural, unsweetened coconut flaflakes
Pre-heat the oven to 350°F. Line a baking sheet using parchment paper. Blend the almond butter, applesauce, eggs, and egg yolks until well combined. Add the coconut flakes, carrots, and oat flour to the mixture and mix until you get a dough. The dough should be sticky but not crumbly. The texture should be tacky but not crumbly.
Alternative: Fresh Baked Carrot Cake
Source: The Dog Bakery
We also offer an easier alternative if you require it! This carrot cake is a great choice for daily treats and birthday parties! It’s a special treat that your dog will love, as well as a tasty and delicious treat. These treats offer the best of both the worlds: homemade quality and convenience.
3. Homemade Dog Donuts
Source: Give a Blonde A Kitchen
This recipe is from If You Give a Blonde a Kitchen and is meant to recreate a classic sugary treat for humans: cake doughnuts. These dog donuts have a dense, moist texture, and a rich sweetness from honey and bananas. They are a great alternative to deep-fried, sugary treats for humans. These donuts are easy to make and can be made with simple household ingredients. They will be a hit with your dog, and you may too.
2 large mashed bananas 1/4 cup all natural creamy peanut butter (Noxylitol), 1/4 cup coconut oil2 tablespoons honey1 large room temperature egg1 cup whole grain flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup Greek yogurt 1/2 Cup all-natural creamy peanut butter
Pre-heat the oven to 350°F. Grease two 6-cup donut pans. Mix in the egg until well combined. Mix in the egg and flour. Finally, fold in the baking soda. Bake for about 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Let cool down for a while, then transfer the batter to a wire rack to cool completely. While the donuts cool, prepare the frosting. In a large bowl, combine the peanut butter and Greek yogurt until smooth. Spread the frosting on top of the donuts once they are cool.
Alternative: Crunchy Baked Doughnuts
Source: The Dog Bakery
The Dog Bakery also offers premade dog donuts that taste just as good as homemade. Dogs love them because they come in unique flavors you might not expect from a donut. These crunchy baked donuts combine savory cheese, crunchy peanut bits and a rich carob glaze. They are a delicious combination that will make your dog’s birthday party a blast.
Are you looking for great recipes and premade treats for your dog? Visit The Dog Bakery’s blog today!