PB & Pumpkin Dog Treats

Pumpkin is not just for fall and not just for humans. Pumpkin is fantastic for dog tummies too! I whipped up this recipe for a furry friend of mine and then realized that this is the first pumpkin based recipe that I have baked so far this Fall.

Some (okay, maybe MOST) dogs won’t eat just pumpkin.  However, most dogs will eat anything that has peanut butter in it. This treat recipe is made out of items you probably already have in the kitchen.

1 Egg
3 tablespoons Peanut Butter
1/2 cup canned Pumpkin
3/4 cup Flour
A pinch of Salt
1 1/4 cup Old Fashioned Oats
Preheat the oven for 350 degrees.
Mix all the ingredients together. The batter will be slightly sticky. If you want to roll it out and cut shapes add about 1/2 cup -1 cup more flour.
Make the batter into 1 inch balls then “squish” them flat.  Bake for 9-10 minutes. These treats will not expand when baked, so they do not need much space in between each one. Put them as close together as you can, without them touching.
After the treats are cooled, put them in an airtight container or baggie. They are best if kept in the refrigerator. I highly suggest limiting treat consumption to: small dogs (less than 15lbs) maximum 2 treats a day, larger dogs a maximum of 4 treats. This recipe makes about 30 treats.

This isn’t my only pumpkin treat recipe. You can find my recipe with carrots HERE.


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