Pumpkin and Banana Dog Treat Recipe

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic
Trick or treat! Smell my feet, give me something good to eat… like this Pumpkin and Banana Dog Treat. Perfect for Halloween parties or good ghouls… we mean dogs!

These dastardly spiders are up to no good… just look at those mustaches! You can tell by the shifty look in their eyes that they’ll be creeping and crawling into dog bowls this Halloween. Our Pumpkin and Banana Dog Treat Recipe is scary good, thanks to pumpkin puree, banana and chia seeds. Make these treats for your furry monster – he’ll gobble them up!

Pumpkin and Banana Dog Treat Recipe

Make 30 cookies


2.5 cups whole wheat flour

¼ cup powdered milk

1 cup pumpkin puree

1 banana, mashed

1 tablespoon chia seeds

1 teaspoon cinnamon

1 egg

1/4 cup vegetable or olive oil

Water as needed


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a small bowl, mix pumpkin puree, banana, egg, and oil, and stir until well combined. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix flour, powdered milk, chia seeds, and cinnamon.
  4. Add wet mixture to dry. Mix until a stiff dough forms.
  5. Roll out dough to about 1/4″ thick onto a floured surface. Cut into desired shapes and place treats on lined sheet pans.
  6. Bake for about 35-40 minutes or until light golden.
  7. Place on cooling rack for 2-4 hours. Store in fridge or freezer in airtight container.
Amy Tokic
Amy Tokic

Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, 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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