Pumpkin is often associated with pumpkin pie, but there’s another great use for this Thanksgiving staple.
The seasonal squash can also provide your dog with a healthy, low-fat snack packed with fiber, beta-carotene, potassium, vitamin C, and other nutrients. Pumpkin also helps dogs overcome any digestive issues.
Pumpkin puree (note: NOT pumpkin pie filling, which can be toxic for dogs) form the basis of our Pumpkin Dog Treats, creating healthy holiday snacks that help bring stability back to your pup’s digestive system. They’re also a cute and tasty excuse to use our adorable Paw Print Silicone Pan!
Yield: depends on size of muffin tin(s)
What you’ll need
- 1 (15 oz.) can pumpkin puree (NOT pumpkin pie filling!)
- 2 1/4 cups oat flour (or rice or whole-wheat flour)
- 3/4 cup all-natural honey
- 2 large eggs
- 3 tablespoons canola oil
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
- Paw Print Silicone Pan
- Preheat oven to 350º F.
- In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon and cloves.
- In a separate bowl, whisk together pumpkin puree, honey, eggs and canola oil.
- Once combined, mix dry ingredients into the pumpkin mixture until totally incorporated.
- Spoon mixture into your muffin tin/silicone mold, then place in oven and bake for 18-22 minutes, or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.
- Remove from oven and let cool before serving to your pups.
Recipe adapted from Dog Treat Kitchen
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