Pumpkin and Coconut Dog Treat Recipe
My dogs go nuts for coconut! If your dog does too, you should bake up these Pumpkin and Coconut Dog Treats.
Do you love the smell of toasted coconut in your home? Then you’ll love our Pumpkin and Coconut Dog Treat Recipe. In moderate amounts, your dog can enjoy the benefits of coconut. It is packed with healthy fats, carbs, and proteins that build strong muscles and provide energy. It’s s also rich in vitamins, minerals, and fiber, and contains manganese, a mineral that promotes metabolic functioning and bone health.
Makes about 30 cookies
2 cups oat flour
1 cup coconut flour
1/2 cup unsweetened dried coconut flakes
1 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/2 tsp vanilla extract
1. Preheat oven to 350° F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl, combine oat flour, coconut flour, and coconut flakes. Combine well.
3. Add coconut oil, egg, pumpkin puree, and vanilla extract to the mix. Stir well.
4. Turn dough out onto a floured surface and work with hands until the dough is ready to roll out.
5. Divide dough in half and roll out to ¼ inch thickness.
6. Cut dough with cookie cutter and transfer to the parchment lined cookie sheets.
7. Place in oven and bake for 20 minutes or until just beginning to brown around the edges.
8. Remove from oven and let cool on cooling racks.
9. Place treats in an airtight containers and store in refrigerator or freezer.
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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