Gluten-Free Apple Cinnamon Dog Treat Recipe

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic

Yay – it’s apple season. We love apple pie, apple turnovers, apple crumble… well, you get the point. And we wanted to share our love of apples with our dogs. The Apple Cinnamon Dog Treat Recipe combines apples and a touch of cinnamon to give it the flavor of the season. And by using rice flour, it’s a gluten-free treat to boot!

Apple Cinnamon Dog Treat Recipe

Makes 30-40 cookies


3 cups rice flour

1 cup gluten-free rolled oats

1 teaspoon cinnamon

2 eggs

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 cup of unsweetened apple sauce

1/4 cup water


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine rice flour, rolled oats, cinnamon, apple sauce/grated apple, eggs and oil. Mix well.
  3. Add water to make a stiff dough. Place on a lightly floured surface and knead well.
  4. Roll out to a thickness of 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch. Cut using your favorite cookie cutter and place on baking sheet.
  5. Bake for 30 minutes. Cool on racks and store in container to refrigerate.

Let us know how your dog enjoyed these treats by leaving a comment down below. And if you’re using an apple, let us know what kind you used – all varieties are welcome.

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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