Thanksgiving Turkey Dog Treat Recipe

Amy Tokic
by Amy Tokic

This year, I hope that you and your loved ones have lots to be thankful for. And if one of those things is your awesome dog, then you’ll want to bake up a batch of these Thanksgiving Turkey Dog Treats. Using ground turkey meat (feel free to use ground chicken if turkey isn’t available), pureed pumpkin, vegetables and more, this recipe has a bit of most things you’d find on your Thanksgiving table.

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Thanksgiving Turkey Dog Treat Recipe

Makes 40 treats


1 lbs. ground turkey

1 ½ cup rice flour

½ oat flour

1 cup vegetable medley (peas, carrots, green beans, corn)

1 apple, grated

½ pumpkin puree


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray silicone trays with oil.
  2. Cook rice using preferred method (I used a rice cooker, but you can use a stove top or microwave)
  3. In a blender, puree vegetable mix and apple. Set aside
  4. In a large mixing bowl, combine ground turkey, pumpkin, rice flour and oat flour. Mix well.
  5. Add apple and vegetable puree to the bowl and mix well. The dough will be moist.
  6. Fill the silicone mold with mixture (1/4 inch depth). Once tray is full, place on cookie sheet and put in oven.
  7. Bake for 40-45 minutes.
  8. Remove from oven and let cool before serving.
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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