Pumpkin oat bacon dog treats are a dog approved recipe with pumpkin puree, oats, and finely chopped bacon.
Pumpkin Oat Bacon Dog Treats
Pumpkin season is pretty much here and that means PUMPKIN EVERYTHING! We can’t forget to include our dogs in all this pumpkin madness. So here’s a fun and healthy way to allow your special four legged cutie to indulge on the pumpkin flavor. Your dog will get all the health benefits from the natural ingredients and enjoy the flavor. These pumpkin oat bacon dog treats can be made any time of year for a special treat.
That’s Duke, pictured below. As you can see, he was anxious to get a treat.
Homemade dog treats are a great option for our pets. This recipe contains several healthy ingredients to help nourish your little cutie.
Applesauce – bland and easy on dog tummies. Packed with vitamins A, and C
Pumpkin puree – easy on the stomach and helps with bowel issues. Packed with vitamin A and fiber.
Oats – soothing for stomach, skin and coats. Packed with vitamins/minerals, fiber, and iron.
White whole wheat flour – heart healthy.
Check out these other dog treats made with pumpkin:
- Pumpkin dog treats made with 3 ingredients.
- Pumpkin spice dog treats made with a little cinnamon for the spice.
Pumpkin Oat Bacon Dog Treats
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup plain applesauce
- 1/2 cup canola oil
- 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 cup quick oats (regular oats are fine)
- 1/4 cup finely chopped cooked bacon
- 1 cup white whole wheat flour
- 2 cups all purpose flour
Step One: Preheat the oven to 350 F degrees. Whisk together the eggs, applesauce, and canola oil. Whisk in the pumpkin puree.
Step Two: Stir in the oats and chopped bacon. Stir in both the white whole wheat flour and all purpose flour, a little at a time. Continue to stir until a dough forms.
Step three: Flour the counter and roll out the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut out dog treat shapes and place on a non-stick baking sheet. Bake treats in the preheated oven for 45 minutes. Allow treats to cool completely, before giving to your dogs.
The treats should become nice and crunchy when fully cooled. I let the treats sit out (uncovered) overnight before storing in a container.
All purpose flour can be used in place of white whole wheat flour.
Be sure to use 100% pumpkin puree – not pumpkin pie filling (pumpkin pie filling contains spices and sugar that could upset a dogs tummy)
Get in the kitchen and bake up some memories!
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