Are pumpkin dog treats a favorite with your dog? If so, you can save money and bake healthy all natural pumpkin treats for your dog at home!
Easy to make, these pumpkin cookies for dogs smell like pumpkin pie, baking in the oven.
And, in addition to being tasty and smelling good, pumpkin is very healthy for dogs, too.
Supplement your dog’s healthy diet with this dog cookie recipe for pumpkin cookies, and add even more healthy nutrition to her diet.
My sister and brother-in-laws’ dogs, Casey and Sammie, love pumpkin! In fact, it’s their very favorite dog treat flavor.
Casey and Sammie certainly gobble up these pumpkin dog cookies when I make the treats for them.
Pumpkin is a flavor that many dogs enjoy, and it’s also a food that most dogs can tolerate. So, if you have a finicky eater or a dog that is sensitive to foods, you might want to try making one of my pumpkin dog cookies or biscuit treats.
Ingredients for Pumpkin Dog Treats
- 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour
- 1 cup unbleached all purpose flour
- 2 tablespoons dry milk
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dry baking yeast
- 2 tablespoons olive oil or vegetable oil
- 1/2 cup canned pumpkin
- 1/2 cup water, + 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 cup cornmeal
- 1/3 cup old fashioned rolled oats
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/4 teaspoon ginger
- Place all the ingredients in your breadmaker in the order recommended by the manufacturer.
- Use the Dough cycle.
- When the dough is ready, remove it from the bread maker and divide it into thirds.
- Roll each dough ball with a rolling pin until it is ¼” thick.
- Using the size pumpkin cookie cutter that is best for your breed and size dog, cut out the cookies.
- Place the cookies on a greased cookie sheet or silicone pastry mat.
- Bake the cookies at 275-300 degrees F for about an hour or until lightly browned. Turn them once so they can bake evenly on both sides.
- Turn off the oven and let the cookies finish drying in the oven overnight.
Enjoy making these great pumpkin dog cookies for your dog!
If you want to give them as treats for Trick or Treat at Halloween, try decorating the pumpkin cookies with jack-o-lantern faces, using a little Dog Treat Icing that has been colored with food coloring!