Frozen Applesauce Dog Treat Recipe

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You’re probably sweating as you read this. There’s only one time of year when we all seriously and sensuously fall for frozen treats. Of course we’re talking about the summer. Specifically, the sweatiest and most oppressive months of summer when the mere concept of cooling down with a frozen treat feels like heaven. The thing is that while we all are more than happy to fill our own mouths with tasty frozen goodness during those sweltering months, we often forget that our dogs enjoy these sort of thing just as much! There’s no need to leave your dog out of the distinct summertime joy of cooling down with a tasty treat.

In the middle of this heat wave, our dogs are begging to cool down. So, there’s never a better time to toss your pooch a cold one – and by that, I mean one of these Frozen Applesauce Dog Treats. It’s a simple recipe that I came up with to help my pooch cool down with a little something tasty. My dog absolutely loves these little frozen numbers. I’m a big fan as well because even though my pup prefers these to store bought treats during the summer months, they are actually quite easy and affordable for me to make. There are just four ingredients to this recipe and takes no time at all to whip them up in the blender. The hardest part is waiting for them to freeze and enjoy!

So, if you’ve noticed your dog has been panting a little more in the summer heat, help the lil’ pup cool down with one of these delicious Frozen Applesauce Dog Treats. You’ll find that your pooch will absolutely adore snacking on these following a long, satisfying, and sweaty summer walk. So, give them a shot. You’ll be surprised by how easy they are to make and how much your dog will adore them. .

Here's a frozen treat using applesauce that keeps your dog cool and only takes minutes to prepare in the blender.Note: This recipe makes 40 small treats per batch.


1 cup of unsweetened applesauce

1/2 cup of plain yogurt

2 tablespoons of Brewer’s yeast

½ teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Add the yogurt, applesauce, Brewer’s yeast and cinnamon to a blender. Blend for 1 minute or until all ingredients are combined completely. You’ll want this to be as smooth of a mixture as possible for easy pouring.
  2. Next, pour the blender’s contents into ice cube trays or silicone molds. Make sure to wipe off any excess to avoid a messy final product.
  3. Place the ice trays in freezer and leave them there to solidify overnight.
  4. Pop the treats out of tray and into your dog’s mouth. Watch them enjoy it!

So that’s it. Pretty simple, huh? Please let us know what your dog thought of these treats and if you have any suggestions to improve the recipe in the comments below. While my pooch absolutely adores these treats, perhaps your pup prefers them a little differently. If so, please tell us so that other owners can benefit from your frozen dog treat expertise!