Easy Soft & Fruity Dog Treat Recipe

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One of the best parts of having dogs is getting to spoil them with all kinds of fun, healthy dog treats! Here’s a tasty recipe for fruity dog treats that’s quick to assemble, doesn’t require any cooking, and can even be used for pill pockets for medicine!

Why Apples Are Great For Dogs

It is recommended that you feed apples to your dogs with the skin; no need to peel the skins off. And when your dog regularly consume apples with the skin, it provides beneficial Vitamins A and C, can help your dog manage their weight, and is a great source of dietary fiber!

See more about why apple skins are even more beneficial for dogs here!

Why Oatmeal Is Good For Dogs

Oats are a fantastic source of soluble fiber, which helps dogs that have issues with pooping regularly. They also contain key vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin B, which helps keep your dog’s coat shiny!

Why Your Dog Will LOVE These Fruity Dog Treats

Besides being packed full of healthy ingredients, these fruity dog treats are also super tasty! The cranberries provide a nice touch of sweetness while giving lots of antioxidants. I love giving my dogs treats that are nice and natural. And it’s so simple to make, it can be thrown together in minutes!

Yield: 15-20

Easy Soft & Fruity Dog Treat Recipe

Fruity dog Treat Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 6 heaping Tablespoons of quick oats
  • 2 Tablespoons dried cranberries
  • ¼ of a Red Delicious apple
  • 1 Tablespoon water

Instructions

    Equipment Needed
    Grater
    Measuring spoon
    Food Processor or blender
    Skewer to create a hole for pill pockets
    Mixing spoon
    Airtight container for storage

    Put 4 T oats into the food processor and chop it up.

    Add the cranberries into the processor and grind until small pieces.

    Grate one quarter of the apple

    Add 2 tablespoons of the unground oats and the shredded apple.

    Then mix in by hand.

    Add water if needed to get to a consistency to stick together.

    Form balls based on the size of your pet.

    Refrigerate treats.

Notes

Pro Tips To make pill pockets, take a skewer and form a hole in the treat. Before rolling push the contents together to get it to stick, then roll the balls.

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