Devilish Pumpkin And Apple Dog Treat Recipe

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic

Feeling a bit naughty? Is your dog a little devil? Sometimes you have to let loose and let your inner devil come out… in the way of homemade dog treats! And even though our Devilish Pumpkin and Apple Dog Treats sound wicked, they’re really not. These nom noms are packed with goodness – pureed pumpkin is wonderful for your dog’s digestion, and a fresh apple is a good source of fiber as well as vitamin A and C.

Devilish Pumpkin And Apple Dog Treat Recipe

Makes 40 treats


3 cups whole wheat flour

1/2 cup ground flax seeds

1 cup pumpkin puree

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 apple, shredded

1 egg

1/4 cup olive oil

1/4 cup water


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix pumpkin puree and egg. Add in oil, water and shredded apple, and stir until well combined.
  3. In a large bowl, mix flour, flax seeds, and cinnamon. Add wet mixture to dry. Mix until a stiff dough forms.
  4. Roll out dough to about 1/4″ thick onto a floured surface. Cut into desired shapes and place treats on lined sheet pans.
  5. Bake for about 40 minutes or until light golden.
  6. Place on cooling rack for 2-4 hours. Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container.
Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).

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