These Pumpkin & Peanut Butter Dog Ball Treats will make your doggies crazy. They are soft, requires simple ingredients, healthy and so tasty.
I love making healthy treats for my furry babies. Since they are crazy about peanut butter, I always include some PB in their treats. Dogs are like toddlers, sometimes you have to hide healthy ingredients into their food. Some of my babies are picky eaters so peanut butter is always included to encourage them to eat.
Among our tribe of thirteen rescued pets we have 5 dogs. They are all different ages, including; 3 seniors, 1 adult and 1 puppy. Two of our senior dogs lost almost all of their teeth so I rather make them homemade treats to make sure they don’t hurt their gums when eating.
We had a picnic in our backyard and we enjoyed delicious and healthy food. I include their treats and some strawberries to share with them. From all these fruits I never feed my dogs citrus or grapes because it can harm them.
For making these treats you only need; organic pumpkin purée, peanut butter (make sure it doesn’t contain any sugar), Oats, honey and cinnamon. I infused these treats with Dog Hemp Oil because it’s so beneficial for them. Hemp oil helps them with:
- Anxiety and Stress
- Arthritis and Join Pain
- Immune System
- Digestive System
Another health benefits from these treats are in the pumpkin. Pumpkin is very nutritious for your dogs. It helps them with:
- Healthy Stools
- Healthy Coat
- Joint Health
- Urine Health
The rest of the ingredients are also beneficial and rich in protein and minerals that are great for your dogs. Don’t forget to always consult with your veterinarian what’s best for your pets. My dogs don’t have any allergies, but each dog is unique, and I always recommend consulting with your vet.
Here’s the recipe for these treats:
No Bake Peanut Butter Pumpkin Dog Bliss Balls
Serving: Depend on the size you make
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: Refrigerate for 2 hours
- ½ cup creamy peanut butter, natural organic
- 1 cup pumpkin purée, organic (do not used pie filling)
- Dash of cinnamon
- 2 tbsp. Honey, I used locally made organic
- 2 cups Rolled Oats, (I used organic & gluten-free)
- Add parchment paper to a baking tray or plate, set aside.
- Mix all the ingredients inside a large bowl and combine by folding with a rubber spatula.
- Use a spoon or a cookie scooper and form balls, roll to shape.
- If the mixture is too soft add more oats, 1 tbsp at a time as needed.
- Place each bliss ball on prepared tray, cover and refrigerate for about 1 hour.
- Place inside and airtight container and refrigerate for up to 3 weeks. You can also freeze them for up to 3 months.
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