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Homemade Dog Treats

Photo: Jonny Valiant; Styling: Blake Ramsey Murray

Hands-on time 20 mins
Total time 1 hr, 30 mins

Yields about 4 dozen 3-inch biscuits

These 6-ingredient, giftable treats will delight all your furry friends!


  • 1 15-oz. can pumpkin puree
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup natural peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup oats, crushed in blender
  • 3 tablespoons wheat germ
  • 3 cups whole-wheat flour

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, using an electric mixer on medium speed, combine pumpkin, eggs and peanut butter. Add oats, wheat germ and flour; mix until a sticky dough forms.

  2. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out treats using a 3-inch bone-shape cookie cutter. Use a spatula to transfer treats to baking sheets. Bake until golden brown and dried, 30 to 35 minutes. Allow to cool completely. Store in refrigerator in an airtight container.

  3. GIVE THEM Place dog treats in a box or tin; seal with washi tape. Include a card that says the treats should be stored in the fridge.