Holiday Recipe Roundup

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas! While you’re in the middle of holiday baking, don’t forget your pooch.

Because they can’t eat the rich treats we like to indulge in during the season, be sure to make them treats they can celebrate with.

What are you leaving Santa Paws this holiday season? We’ve rounded up this list of “nice” doggy treats that are perfect for fa la la la fidos!

Snow-conut Holiday Treats

Do you want to build a snowman? These deliciously cute snowman treats for pups are the perfect answer to a snowy day spent indoors. They’ll keep your pups happy and will give you and your family a fun activity to do if you’re stuck inside during cold weather.

Lump of Coal Holiday Cookies

Have naughty pets with big appetites been counter surfing and getting into all sorts of unsavory things? These ‘lump of coal’ cookies are loads of fun to make, and are also a good reason to purchase activated charcoal to help combat gas in case your dog overindulges or gets into the trash.

Gluten-Free Almond and Cranberry Holiday Balls

Almond flour is a go-to for many grain-free baking recipes, and it adds a kiss of almond flavor to these treats. We’ve also added dried cranberries—a popular holiday fruit that’s high in vitamin C—and The Honest Kitchen’s Perfect Form Herbal Digestive Supplement.

Holiday Fruitcake for Pups

Okay, so not all fruitcake is bad! In fact, your pooch won’t want you to re-gift this one! Unlike the typical fruitcake for humans you hear about around the holidays, this fruitcake for pups is something they’ll actually enjoy eating.

Eggnog Dog Treats

Thanks to The Honest Kitchen’s Eggnog Instant Powder, your pooch will be decking the halls with wags and woofs. With ingredients including goat’s milk, honey, eggs, and warming cinnamon, you know that your dog’s belly will be happy this holiday season.

Peppermint and Molasses Dog Treats

Giving these treats the taste of the season is a touch of peppermint, while the molasses adds true yuletide spirit. For a digestive boost, we’ve added Instant Goat’s Milk to the recipe, which is a natural supplement that’s packed with probiotics and digestive enzymes.

Gluten-Free Eggnog Loaf for Dogs

Stuff your dog’s stuffing with The Honest Kitchen’s Instant Eggnog Powder, because you can make a lot more than just tasty beverage. Made with a nourishing blend of goat’s milk, honey, eggs, and cinnamon, this eggnog powder can be used to spice up a host of homemade dog treats.

Honest Kitchen Cranberry Dog Treats

These homemade treats feature cranberries—a festive fruit that is great for your dog’s urinary tract health. To keep your dog’s stomach in top-top shape, this recipe includes The Honest Kitchen’s Perfect Form Herbal Digestive Supplement, pureed pumpkin, shredded coconut, and bran.

Meet the Author: Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic is the Editor of, the flagship site to over 70 different pet communities, which offers pet parents a one-stop-info-shop for all things dog and cat related. Amy's been with PetGuide since the beginning, guided by the wisdom of her Shih Tzu mix and furry roommate, Oscar. Together, this pet power couple has their paw on the pulse of the pet industry, sniffing out trends, advice, news, tasty treat recipes and other tail-wagging stories.

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