Top 5 Homemade Dog Treats Recipes

Are you interested in learning about homemade dog treats? Making homemade dog food and homemade dog treats has become very popular with many pet owners. I have owned a dog bakery for the last six years and I have also published five dog cookbooks full of some great homemade dog treats recipes. Below you will find my Top 5 homemade dog treats recipes that I took from a cookbook that my partner and I wrote. It’s called The Collaborative Canine and it is one cookbook from a series of pet profile cookbooks that we published.

Homemade Dog Treats Easy

Learning how to make homemade dog treats doesn’t have to be difficult. However, I would advise you start off slowly. Remember you have to learn to walk before you can run. The more you make dog treats, the better you become at it! We have included some simple homemade dog treats recipes that I think are great place to start.  It’s a good idea to use dog treats recipes that have been proven to work as you begin to learn how to make dog treats.

Homemade Peanut Butter Dog Treats

The first homemade dog treats recipe is an easy homemade dog treats recipe for homemade peanut butter dog treats. While there are several recipes for peanut butter dog treats found in the Collaborative Canine, this is by far one of the most popular dog treats recipes found in the cookbook. It seems that all dogs just love peanut butter! The name of the recipe is: Cinnamon’s Peanut Butter Doggie Treats


1 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup corn flour

1 cup cornmeal

1/2 cup smooth peanut butter

1 cup water

1/3 cup vegetable oil

1 egg


Preheat oven to 375F.  Whisk together the flour, corn flour, and cornmeal in a mixing bowl. Lightly grease two baking sheets. Place the peanut butter in a microwave safe dish, and cook in the microwave a few seconds at a time until the peanut butter has liquefied. Stir the peanut butter, water, vegetable oil, and egg into the flour mixture until a stiff dough forms. Roll out on a floured surface and cut into treat shapes with a cookie cutter. Place treats onto prepared cookie sheets.  Bake 10 – 12 minutes.  Allow the treats to cool on the baking sheets for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely. Store in an   airtight container.

Dog Cake Recipes

The next recipe is one of our most popular cake recipes for dogs.  Because birthday cakes for dogs have become so popular, they can often be quite expensive. You can save yourself some money by following choosing one of the many dog cake recipes that can be found in our cookbooks.  The name of this dog cake recipe is:

Sandy’s Peanut Butter Carrot Cake


1 cup flour

1 tsp. baking powder

1/4 cup peanut butter

1/4 cup vegetable oil

1 cup shredded carrots

1 tsp. vanilla

1/3 cup honey

1 egg


Preheat oven to 350F.  In a large mixing bowl, blend flour and baking powder.  In a separate bowl, mix egg, oil, carrots, honey and peanut butter.  Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and mix well until batter forms.  Pour batter into greased 8 inch round cake pan.  Bake for 30 minutes.  Let cool.  Puree cottage cheese in blender for icing.  Melt peanut butter chips and use to decorate.

Homemade Food For Dogs

The next recipe is a recipe for homemade dog food. Because of all of the pet food recalls more and more pet owners are choosing to make their dogs food at home. This name of this recipe is:

Timmy’s Tasty Chihuahua Stew


1/2 lb. of fresh tuna

1/2 cup rice

1 small potato, peeled

1/2 carrot

1 cup water


Cut tuna into bite size pieces.  Slice potato and carrot.  Put all into a pot.  Add 1/2 cup water .  Put stove on high and bring to a boil.  Cook rice separately.  While cooking rice, add a little of the rice water to the stew.  Once rice is cooked, add to pot and stir.  Boil for 2 more minutes.  Remove from heat.  Strain juice into separate pot.  Once completely cool, add a little of the strained juice for more moisture (optional).

Grain Free Dog Food Recipe

A lot of dogs have problems digesting grains. They need to fed more of a grain free diet. If you have a dog that suffers from such an issue, then you will love this grain free dog food recipe.

Hank’s Healthy Salmon Fix


1 boneless, skinless salmon fillet

1 cup potato flakes

1 cup cooked carrots

1 cup nonfat or low-fat cottage cheese


Broil salmon until cooked.  Cut into tiny pieces.  Cook carrots in a small amount of water until tender.  Mix chicken and carrots with potato flakes and cottage cheese.  You may want to add some broth from the fish or carrots if it seems too dry.  Serve.  Store leftovers in refrigerator.

Wheat Free Dog Treat Recipes

The last homemade dog treat recipe is for wheat free homemade dog treats. A lot of pet owners have to buy their pets special dog food for allergies. They also have to be careful of the types of dog treats that they feed their pets as well. Wheat allergies are one of the most common types of food allergies found in dogs. This homemade dog treat recipe is wheat free so dog with allergies can enjoy these tasty snacks too!

Lily’s Banana Bites


2 1/4 cups oat flour

1/2 cup nonfat powdered milk

1/3 cup ripe banana, mashed

1/4 cup canola oil

1 vegetable bouillon cube

1/2 cup hot water

1 tbsp. brown sugar (optional)

1 egg


Preheat oven to 300F.  In a large mixing   bowl, combine flour and powdered milk.  Dissolve the vegetable bouillon cube in hot  water.  Add banana, oil, and bouillon water    to the flour mixture.  Mix until dough forms.  Knead for 2 minutes on a floured surface.  Roll to 1/4 inch thickness.  Use a 2 1/2 inch bone shaped cookie cutter (or any one you prefer).  Bake for 30 minutes on ungreased cookie pans.  Cool and serve.

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