For this recipe, we used adorable bone-shaped cookie cutters to achieve the unmistakable dog treat appearance, use any cookie cutter shape you have available or slice the treats into bite-sized pieces using a sharp knife. Adjust the cooking time of the pumpkin dog treats depending on your dog, 10 minutes extra in the oven will cause a crunchy treat, whilst 5 minutes less will be soft and chewy, perfect for older dogs. Store these treats in an airtight container, up to 1 week at room temperature or 1 month in the refrigerator.

These pumpkin dog treats are the ideal gift to share with your fellow dog owners, the combination of pumpkin puree and peanut butter both provide a sweet smooth richness which your pets will love!

Homemade Pumpkin and PB Dog Treat

Far healthier than store-bought treats with the added benefit of using only natural quality ingredients for your dog.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Snack
Servings 25 depending on the size of the cookie cutter

Equipment

  • Electric mixer
  • Rolling Pin
  • Baking tray
  • Cookie cutter (optional)

Ingredients
  

  • 6 oz pumpkin puree
  • 2 oz peanut butter
  • 2 oz egg
  • 9 oz flour

Instructions
 

  • Preheat an oven to175°C
  • Into an electric stand mixer add the pumpkin puree, peanut butter and eggs. Using the paddle attachment whip the ingredients for 2 minutes to combine well. Then reduce the speed of the mixer and gradually pour in the flour. The dough should be together and easy to roll.
  • Transfer the pumpkin dough to a lightly floured surface and knead until uniform. Then roll out the dough to 0.5cm thick and cut using cookie cutters.
  • Line a baking tray with parchment paper and place the cut pumpkin dog treats onto the tray.
  • Bake the treats in the preheated oven for 25 minutes until crisp and golden.
  • Remove the pumpkin dog treats from the oven and allow to cool completely on a wire rack. Then store in an airtight container up to 1 week at room temperature or 1 month in the refrigerator.
Keyword Homemade Pumpkin and Peanut Butter Dog Treat