Vegan Pumpkin Dog Treats [RECIPE]

A dog treat that's tasty, easy on the belly, and chock-full of plant-based goodness? Sign us up! Nichole of Spice & Sprouts, a vegan lifestyle and recipe blog, is here to share her easy-peasy 4-ingredient vegan dog treats. Check out the recipe below!

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Pumpkin Dog Treats (V, GF)


Yields about 15 treats

  • 1 whole banana (ripe)
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree 
  • 1 cup gluten-free oats (Nichole uses GF quick oats)
  • 1 heaping Tbsp ground flaxseed


  1. Preheat oven to 350º F.
  2. Mash banana in a small bowl using a fork until no clumps remain.
  3. Add pumpkin puree to mashed banana and mix to combine.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine oats and ground flaxseeds. Gently mix to combine.
  5. Add wet ingredients to dry ingredients and stir to combine.
  6. Line baking tray with parchment paper.
  7. Form tablespoon-sized balls by rolling between palms and then press between fingers to flatten to desired shape and size. 
  8. Bake 10-12 minutes.
  9. Watch your pup do a happy dance!

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