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TruFoods Savory + Sweet No-Bake DIY Dog Treats

The most important ingredient in any recipe is love. The good news is that it’s the easiest step for any pet parent when they are making homemade dog treats. And to make it even easier, we’ve come up with the most delicious no-bake DIY dog treats that your pup will go crazy for!

These paw-ssibly addicting homemade dog treats have high-quality ingredients that provide your pupper with the nutrition boost he deserves. We’ve tried several different types of TruFood products for our ingredients, including trays, freeze-dried and toppers—and they were all pup-approved.

Hush Puppies

Ingredients

Supplies

  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Pan
  • Parchment paper
  • Spoon for scooping

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Freezing time: 45 minutes
Total time: 1 hour
Yield: 12-15 treats

Steps

  1. Melt the coconut oil.
  2. Put the dog food, peanut butter, oats, coconut oil and cinnamon into a mixing bowl and stir until all ingredients are combined.
  3. Place parchment paper on top of the pan.
  4. Scoop the mixture into balls and place them on the pan. You can decide which treat size would be best for your pooch.
  5. Place the treats on the pan and freeze for 45 minutes.
  6. Take them out of the freezer and store them in the refrigerator.
  7. Take a hush puppy out and treat your pup!

Power Bones

Ingredients

Supplies

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Freezing time: 1 hour
Total time: 1 hour and 20 minutes
Yield: 15 treats

Steps

  1. Put gloves on so that you can safely handle raw food.
  2. Mix the freeze-dried food with 2 ½ cups of water.
  3. Wait 5 minutes for the freeze-dried food to absorb the water.
  4. Add the rest of the ingredients into the bowl and stir.
  5. Add more oats to get the firmness to your liking.
  6. Spoon the mixture into both molding trays.
  7. Freeze for 1 hour.
  8. Take the treats out of the tray and store in the fridge until it’s treat time!

Totes McOats

Ingredients

Supplies

  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing spoon
  • Pan
  • Parchment paper
  • Spoon for scooping

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Freezing time: 45 hour
Total time: 1 hour
Yield: 12-15 treats

Steps

  1. Mix the toppers, coconut oil, peanut butter and oats in a bowl until combined.
  2. Add more oats to get the firmness to your liking.
  3. Scoop the mixture into balls and place them on the pan. You can decide which treat size would be best for your pooch.
  4. Freeze for 45 minutes.
  5. Take them out of the freezer and store them in the refrigerator.
  6. Treat your pup to a Totes McOats treat for a breakfast delight or midnight snack.

These DIY dog treats will make your pooch feel super special. You can take this time to bond with your pup; while you’re making the dog treat recipe, he can be the designated spoon licker! The most important thing is to have fun while you’re making these easy, homemade dog treats.

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.



Lindsay Schencker, Pet Central Editorial Assistant
The moment Lindsay started her career here at Chewy, she hit the ground running in customer service; she knew that this is the company she wanted to grow with from then on. When Lindsay isn’t spending her time writing for Pet Central, she’s most likely binge-watching a Netflix series and cuddling up with her 80-pound fur baby, Dexter.

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