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KONG Dog Treat Recipes

Every pet parent knows the power of KONG dog toys. These tough dog interactive toys help keep your pooch busy, and save your furniture from destructive chewing. The KONG Classic gets two paws up from doggie fans, and you can make the fun last twice as long when you stuff it with these delicious dog treat recipes.

These KONG Classic dog treat recipes have been taste-tested and approved by dogs who know a good treat when they taste one. Try ‘em out!

Tried & True Kong Recipes

Recipe for Success

Chef’s note: Adjust as needed for different KONG sizes.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup dog kibble
  • ½ cup applesauce
  • KONG Bacon and Cheese Easy Treat

Kitchenware:

  • KONG Classic
  • Spoon

Steps:

  1. Spread Bacon and Cheese Easy Treat in the bottom of the KONG Classic.
  2. Mix kibble and applesauce together and stuff into the KONG.
  3. Top it off with more Easy Treat.

Fido’s Farmhouse Feast

Kong recipe

Chef’s note: This recipe will fill several KONG dog toys depending on the size of the KONG.

 Ingredients:

  • 4-5 whole carrots
  • 1 cup of pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • 1 cup applesauce
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • KONG Peanut Butter Easy Treat

Kitchenware:

  • KONG Classic
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Peeler and/or grater

Steps:

  1. Chop the spinach and peel and grate the carrots.
  2. Mix the grated carrots, chopped spinach, pumpkin puree, dried cranberries and applesauce in a bowl.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the KONG Classic, splitting the mixture between KONG dog toys if needed.
  4. Seal the hole with a layer of KONG Peanut Butter Easy Treat.
  5. Freeze the KONG(s).

Chewy Originals

When you want to make easy homemade dog treats, look no further than a KONG Classic stuffed with one of these delicious dog treat recipes.

Chicken Liver Dinner for the Win

KONG DIY recipe

 Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup warm water
  • 1/2 finely diced or grated apple without core
  • ¼ cup Honest Kitchen Force or Revel
  • ¼ cup packed mashed chickpeas
  • KONG Sweet Potato Stuff’N
  • 1 tablespoon KONG Liver Easy Treat

Kitchenware:

  • KONG Classic
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Measuring cups

Steps:

  1. Mix the Honest Kitchen with the water and stir.
  2. Finely dice the apple. Drain and mash the chickpeas (drain liquid from canned chickpeas).
  3. Mix all ingredients together except for the KONG Stuff’N.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the KONG Classic.
  5. Seal the end with KONG Sweet Potato Stuff’N.
  6. Freeze the KONG and serve up an amazing chicken dinner.

Blue Ribbon (or Best in Show) Berry Blitz Surprise

Strawberry kong treat

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup unsweetened dried cranberries
  • ¼ cup blueberries
  • 1/8 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1/3 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1-2 large (or 3-4 small) KONG Peanut Butter Snacks

Kitchenware:

  • KONG Classic
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons

Steps:

  1. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl except for the KONG Snack(s).
  2. Spoon the mixture into the KONG Classic.
  3. Stuff KONG Peanut Butter Snacks into the middle of the KONG.
  4. Freeze the KONG for an ice cold treat with a surprise treat in the middle!

Orange You Hungry?

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup natural, unsweetened applesauce
  • 2 whole carrots
  • 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
  • KONG Sweet Potato Stuff’N

Kitchenware:

  • KONG Classic
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Knife
  • Peeler and/or grater
  • Measuring cup

Steps:

  1. Peel and grate the carrots.
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a bowl except for the KONG Stuff’N.
  3. Spoon the mixture into the KONG Classic.
  4. Seal the large hole with a squeeze of the Stuff’N.
  5. Freeze the KONG for a delicious orange snack!

Banana Peanut Butter Pie

Banana kong recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 large (or 5 small) KONG Peanut Butter Snacks
  • ¼ cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 mashed banana
  • KONG Peanut Butter Easy Treat
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Kitchenware:

  • KONG Classic
  • Bowl
  • Spoon
  • Fork
  • Measuring cup
  • Measuring spoons

Steps:

  1. Use a fork to mash the banana.
  2. Crush the KONG Peanut Butter Snacks.
  3. Mix all ingredients together, including 2 tablespoons of the KONG Peanut Butter Easy Treat.
  4. Spoon the mixture into the KONG Classic.
  5. Seal the large hole with an extra squeeze of the Easy Treat.
  6. Freeze the KONG so your pup can enjoy a slice of peanut butter pie.

We hope your whole furry family enjoys these delicious KONG Classic dog treat recipes. Stuffed KONGs are fun, interactive dog toys that just keep giving!

This recipe was reviewed by a veterinarian. It is intended as a treat or snack. Treats should only constitute a small percentage of your pet’s daily food. If your pet has any health issues, or if you have any concerns, consult your pet’s veterinarian before offering this food item.


Nikki Naser
Nikki Naser, Pet Central Senior Editor
Instead of owning 30 cats, Nikki has an impressive collection of 30 cat-themed T-shirts, and just 4 pets—a ginger-haired senior cat, a senior Maine Coon, a middle-aged Choodle, and a young kitty who showed up one day on the back steps. A former Orlando resident, Nikki worked on several tourism publications before moving to South Beach. When she’s not stopping to take pics of community cats to post on Instagram, Nikki spends her time with the office pets at Chewy, writing for their Pet Central blog.

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