Warmer weather and cool treats do not only hold true for humans, but dogs also love a little cold treat after any activity in the heat. Pumpkin is safe for your dog to eat, so try Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe.
While you can buy frozen dog treats at the grocery store, not only are they expensive but you can’t control the size or ingredients.
Each summer I make frozen homemade Frosty Paws dog treats for Chloe and this year I decided to make them with pumpkin and greek yogurt to help maintain her belly wellness.
Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe
Making homemade treats, especially frozen ones, are so simple and the longest part of the process is letting them freeze. For this recipe, we used a can of pureed pumpkin, a 15 oz container of No-Fat Greek yogurt, and about a tablespoon of honey.
What you need to make Homemade Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treat
- Can of Pureed Pumpkin (Not Pie filling)
- No Fat Greek Yogurt
- Extra Dog treats or kibble
t’s optional but we also used a few dog treats or dog food nuggets to top each treat off.
Simply puree the pumpkin and vanilla with a squeeze of honey in the blender until smooth. I told you this was simple.
Pour into either ice cube trays or mini muffin tins. It’s so important to keep the portions small.
Should I add kibble to homemade pumpkin dog treats?
Sure!! If you are not sure your pup will eat these, add a treat or dog food nugget gently into each holder.
Freeze until firm, unless your dog gets to them first!
How should I freeze my Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe ?
After they are fully frozen in their muffin or ice cube trays, allow thawing a few minutes then pop them out. It is best to store them in a freezer bag.
Your pup will not leave your side with these treats. They are smaller than the commercial ones and no added fat.
Pin this for a fall Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe.
When treating your dog be sure to watch their calories and be aware of any allergies he or she may have.
Have fun, there are so many amazing homemade dog treats and dog cakes recipes that you are sure to be able to find a flavor combination to get your dog to do tricks you have never seen before!
What flavor combination of these Frozen Homemade Dog Treats would your dog enjoy most?
Find our ultimate List of Homemade Dog Treats here too!
Frozen Pumpkin Dog Treat Recipe
- can of pureed pumpkin
- 15 oz container of No-Fat Greek yogurt
- tablespoon of honey.
- Place all ingredients into a blender
- Fill mini cupcake tins or ice cube trays until full
- Add kibble or a dog treat into middle of each treat
- Freeze until fully solid
- Take out of molds and freeze in Ziploc Bag
This can be easily halved
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Nutrition InformationYield 24 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 15Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 1mgSodium 7mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 2gProtein 2g
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