National Dog Biscuit day is here and these recipes are perfect for you to make for your dog and their friends. So, start planning a doggie play date for a time when you and your friends can go on a baking spree and make these 5 homemade dog biscuit recipes that will make their tails wag!

mixing bowl with ingredients for dog biscuits

Peanut Butter Biscuits

Peanut Butter Biscuits are always a huge hit. They are easy to make and form into a customized shape too. Break out the cookie cutters and get to work! At 350 degrees, pop these puppies in for around 15-20 minutes until fully cooked. 

Ingredients:

2.5 cups of Wheat Flour

1 teaspoon of Baking Powder

1 cup of Xylitol-free Peanut Butter

1 cup of Water

1 Egg

2 tablespoons of Honey

Puppy sitting in kitchen waiting for dog biscuits

Apple Cinnamon Dog Biscuits

Apple Cinnamon Dog Biscuits are a new one! Instead of having to cut up apples, using applesauce is a great shortcut! Put these tasty treats in at 350 degrees for 22 minutes.

Ingredients:

1 cup of Dry Quick Oatmeal

½ cup of Cinnamon Apple Sauce

1 Egg

dog biscuits with other baking ingredients like eggs on kitchen counter

Sweet Potato Dog Biscuits

Want a healthier option? Sweet Potato Dog Biscuits are they are low in fat and include vitamin B6, C, and A. Many dogs will enjoy this flavor and you can make them gluten-free! Pop these in at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes.

Ingredients:

1 cup of Canned Sweet Potatoes

1 Egg

1 ¾ cups of Wheat or Oat Flour

Dog getting a dog treat to eat

Beef Liver Dog Biscuits

Next on the menu, the Beef Liver Dog Biscuits. These are great for meat lovers and diabetic dogs. They have a ton of protein and no sugar! These are a high reward treat and only cook for 15 minutes at 350 degrees. 

Ingredients:

1 ½ pounds of Beef Liver, chopped

½ cup of Wheat Flour

2 Eggs

Plate with dog biscuits on it

Pumpkin Dog Biscuits

Lastly, whether it’s autumn or not, Pumpkin Dog Biscuits are a classic option for a dog biscuit flavor. Pumpkin is one of the most nutrient dense foods you can feed your dog. Cook these in oven at 350 degrees for about 30 minutes. 

Ingredients:

2/3 cup Canned Pumpkin, no sugar added

½ teaspoon of Cinnamon 

1 Egg

1 ½ cups of Wheat Flour

Double check your ingredients and make sure they are all safe for your dog to use. There are many vegetables and fruits you can substitute if your dog doesn’t like the taste of one of these recipes. Try using banana, salmon, mint, or chicken in your treats next time! 

Find more homemade treat recipes on our blog that will make your pet bark for more!

Author

Caitlin is originally from Vermont and has been working with animals since she can remember. She studied Behavioral Neuroscience and is now Mastering in Animal Shelter Management in Colorado. Her hobbies include horseback riding, fostering animals, and hiking in the Rocky Mountains. She has volunteered at five different animal shelters and worked in three different vet hospitals. Her passions include animal health, behavior, and enrichment. Caitlin also spends time taking high-quality photos of shelter animals to help them get adopted faster.

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