Best DIY Pet Holiday Treat Recipes


Looking for holiday treat recipes for your dog?

The holidays are often time for reflection, and our office co-woofers requested that we look back at some of the tasty holidays treats we’ve created over the years. These recipes are great for snow-days, and are a fun way to get the whole family involved in making something special for your pups this season. Cheers!


Snow-Conut Holiday Treats

Snow-Conut Holiday Treats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Starting off with this recipe since it is a great one that gets kids involved too! The recipe is quite simple but allows for some fun additions. Get creative and build each member of the family!


Almond Milk Eggnog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Looking to make a nutritious holiday beverage for your pup? This recipe incorporates our limited edition Instant Eggnog powder and can be made into a single serving treat or a batch to serve over several days. Delicious!


Holiday Fruitcake for Pups

Holiday Fruitcake for Pups

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This recipe is a bit more involved but the end result will be a hit! You can also section off portions as gifts for your pup’s pals. This recipe incorporates our Instant Goat’s Milk and can be made in a muffin or loaf pan.


Peppermint and Molasses Dog Treats

Peppermint and Molasses Dog Treats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Let your creative side out! Once these are baked they can (optionally) be decorated with dog-friendly candy melts. Feel free to use any type of cookie cutter you have available for lots of unique designs.


Honest Kitchen Cranberry Dog Treats

Honest Kitchen Cranberry Dog Treats

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Similar to the recipe above, these can be decorated with dog-friendly candy melts and any type of cookie cutter can be used. This recipe incorporates our highly rated herbal digestive supplement, Perfect Form. These make great stocking stuffers!


Lump of Coal Cookies

Lump of Coal Holiday Cookies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This recipe calls on your sense of humor. Do you have a ‘naughty’ pet who is always counter surfing or getting into food they shouldn’t? These cookies are fun to make and the activated charcoal ingredient helps with digestive upset. The recipe links to a great article on activated charcoal for dogs if you want to do some research first!


Did this list of Do-It-Yourself recipes inspire some fun baking in your kitchen? Share your creations using the hashtag #diythk and give us a shout out @honestkitchen


 

Meet the Author: Brandy Vachal

Brandy Vachal is The Honest Kitchen's resident jack-of-all-trades. She studied journalism and is a lifelong animal lover, so it's no surprise she has three dogs and works for the best pet food company on the planet.

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