Christmas is just around the corner, and that calls for baked goodies. Sweets are really the king of Christmas, and even your furry friend might be dreaming about cookies. Dogs absolutely love treats, and if the treat is sweet, it is all the more cherished. Santa brings gifts for you. It’s time for you to become Santa for your beloved dog.
In addition to your dog, you can also treat the dogs of your co-workers and friends this holiday season. Homemade dog treats are actually a great Christmas gift idea. Why should humans have all the fun?
So, ladies and gentlemen, here are 11 super yummy yet very easy-to-make dog-friendly treats that you can prepare this Christmas:
Peanut Butter Pumpkin Homemade Dog Treats
Can you finish a Christmas dinner without having pumpkin pie? If that is a mandate for a human, why not make your dog peanut butter pumpkin biscuits with a touch of cinnamon? To make this treat, you need six ingredients: canned pumpkin, eggs, salt, peanut butter, whole wheat flour and cinnamon. You can cut the dough into Christmassy shapes to give them a festive touch.
Apple Mint Dog Treats for the Holiday
These treats are easy to make, and though they may not be similar to any Christmas cookies that humans eat, they do have a festive green color. In addition, apple mint dog treats are low in calories.
Christmas Special Cookie
Stuff these cookies with whole and healthy ingredients like olive oil, unsweetened applesauce, organic honey, green pumpkin seeds and organic dried cranberries. These cookies even look good enough for you to eat, but remember, they are made special for your dog. So, make your dog a delicious and hearty cookie this Christmas.
The Irresistible Cookie
You can make irresistible Christmas treats for your dog by mixing non-fat Greek yogurt, baking powder and peanut butter into the cookie dough. Increase the festive mood by using Christmas tree cookie cutters.
Gingerbread Dog Treats
Spread festive joy to the dogs at the local shelter as well. Why don’t you make them one of their favorites, gingerbread dog cookies? The recipe is super easy. Use dog-friendly ingredients and make this an unforgettable festive season for them.
Carob Mint Christmas Dog Cookies
These dog cookies are dipped in melted carob, giving them a rich chocolaty flavor. Enjoy this Christmas with your four-legged companion and their neighborhood friends with this carob mint goodie packed in a Christmas décor bag.
These dog treats are packed with chopped mint leaves, making them perfect for dogs’ digestive systems. Plus, your dog’s breath will smell fresh.
Looking for a nutty Christmas treat for your furry friend? Make some nutty bacon treats for them. They won’t be able to turn their face from these treats filled with some of their favorite ingredients like bacon, maple syrup and sun butter or natural peanut butter. Your dog will go head over heels for this one.
Making dog candy canes can be a great way to get your kids to help with the Christmas baking. These tasty candies can be stored in the freezer for as long as six months.
Carob Molasses Treat
Carob is a safe chocolate alternative for your four-legged friends. These cookies also have a minimal amount of purine in them, which helps prevent kidney stones.
Make your dog, as well as your kitchen, smell like Christmas by making peppermint chew treats for your dog to savor.