These easy PB and pumpkin dog treats are a flourless dog treat made in a Dash dog treat maker. Peanut butter powder makes a hearty homemade dog treat which is low in calories, grain free and low carb.
Homemade dog treats without flour can be a good option for dogs with allergies and also makes a low carb treat.
Using a Dash doggie treat making is a quick and easy way to cook a small batch of treats. I have a tendency to bake larger batches as I have a few dogs. This recipe is more suitable for those of you with one or even two dogs.
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Peanut Butter Powder for Dogs
We often use peanut butter powder for our own smoothies and have baked with it so thought about using it for a homemade dog treat recipe. Peanut butter powder is lower in calories and fat so can be a great ingredient if your dog is watching their weight!
Peanut butter powder is made from roasted peanuts and ground into a powder, removing the fat but keeps the protein.
Use plain peanut butter powder that is unsweetened and unflavored for a safe flour for your dog.
Remember to go slowly when introducing new foods. And we recommend checking with your veterinarian first if your dog has any digestive issues or other health concerns.
Just a handful of ingredients are used to make these peanut butter powder dog treats. The flavorings are optional. We add them to boost the nutritional content.
- Peanut Butter Powder - always check the ingredients on the label. There's a great 100% peanut brand we recommend in the recipe card.
- Pumpkin puree - we always use homemade
- Egg - a great source of protein
- Turmeric - for inflammation
- Sea Kelp - adds minerals and fiber to the dog treats.
How to Make PB and Pumpkin Dog Treats
We used our Dash Dog Treat maker for this recipe and made one batch of dog treats in the Dash maker.
They can be baked in the oven and there are instructions for this in the recipe card below.
Add all ingredients into a bowl
Mix the ingredients until blended and smooth
Spoon the mixture into the Dash maker
Cook until firm and golden
The mixture is fairly sticky but is easy to spoon into the Dash doggie treat maker. If you find it too thick, add water or another egg for a smoother batter.
Keep these homemade dog treats in the fridge in a sealed container. They will last up to 5 days.
Theses flourless treats are easy to freeze. Pop a few into a zip lock bag or air tight container and freeze up to 2 months. Defrost thoroughly before giving out a treat.
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PB and Pumpkin Dog Treats
- In a large bowl add all the ingredients and mix until well combined.
Cook in a Dash Dog Treat Maker
- Preheat the treat maker as per the manufacturers instructions
- Lightly spray the surface of the treat maker with cooking oil.
- Spoon the mixture into the bone shapes and close the lid.
- Cook for 5 minutes until golden and remove with silicone tongs.
- Allow to cool before serving.
Bake in the Oven
- Preheat the oven to 180C/350F degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
- Form walnut shape balls from the mixture and place them on the baking tray. Lightly flatten them.
- Bake for 15-20 minutes, and turn them over half way through cooking.