Pineapple Coconut Dog Macaroon Recipe

It’s time to get tropical! Pineapple and coconut come together in a topical delight that’s just for dogs.


After such a long winter, we can’t wait for the summer to come. Our thoughts turn tropical, wishing for lazy days by the pool and basking in the sun. We wanted to bring a little bit of paradise to our Pineapple Coconut Dog Macaroon Recipe. Pineapple is sweet and full of fiber. And here’s an interesting fact: if your dog eats his own poop ( Coprophagia), feeding pineapple will discourage the practice. After this fruit is digested, it gives your dog poop a distinctive and unappetizing smell, and your dog will forgo his usual snack for more of these homemade treats!


Pineapple Coconut Dog Macaroon Recipe

Makes 30 cookies


Ingredients:


3 cups all-purpose flour


8 ounce can crushed pineapple


1 cup shredded coconut


⅓ cup molasses


1 egg


1 teaspoon vanilla


Directions:


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl, combine pineapple, egg, molasses and vanilla. Mix well.
  3. Add coconut and flour, stirring until a sticky dough is formed.
  4. Because this is such a sticky dough, spoon it out in tablespoon portions on baking sheets. Space cookies 2 inches apart so they don’t stick together.
  5. Bake in oven for 30-40 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and let cool for an hour.
  7. Store in air tight bags or container and keep in fridge or freezer until needed.


These are soft cookies, which makes them perfect for dogs with dental problems who can tolerate hard treats.

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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