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10 of Our Favorite Dog Treat Recipes for 2022


Written by Kim Rain

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Published: 01/08/2022, edited: 10/11/2022


No bones about it- dogs love treats! But store-bought treats can be pricey, and sometimes contain preservatives, fillers and other not so great ingredients.

Make a resolution for 2022 to spoil your best furry furiend with super yummy homemade treats! We’ve gathered our top picks for you to try this year featuring healthy ingredients like fresh fruits, veggies and pawsomely delicious meats that dogs crave, like salmon, bacon and chicken.

So, go ahead and give your dog something to bark about in 2022 with a pawfectly crafted treat made just for them.

Brie's turkey and cranberry dog bones

TheBritishBaker on Allrecipes is here to prove that turkey isn’t just for the holidays! With these scrumptious treats, your pooch can get the crunch they crave with the nutritional punch of real turkey and antioxidant cranberries all year long!

Homemade peanut butter dog treats

Dogs love peanut butter, and this simple recipe by The Cookie Rookie is super simple to make. With a yummy PB frosting to drizzle, this cut-out dog treat will have your furbaby begging for more! While you can use any kind of cookie cutter, the creator showcases a pawdorable breed-specific one, and offers substitution suggestions for allergies too! 

Related: The Only Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe You'll Ever Need

Sweet potato and carrot “jerky”

For a different kind of treat, PawTracks created this healthy “jerky” using yummy slices of sweet potatoes and carrots. Best of all, this recipe uses your oven, rather than a dehydrator, so everyone can get in on the jerky action!

Strawberry and banana treats

Lots of dogs love fruit, and who can blame them? With a healthy mix of strawberries, bananas, oatmeal and yogurt, this yummy concoction from HomemadeDogTreatsNow gives your pup a slightly soft treat that packs a naturally sweet flavor.

Chicken and biscuits dog treats

There’s nothing quite as soothing as a homemade biscuit, and since this furbulous recipe by twohealthykitchens features real chicken, we know your pup will agree! Making these treats couldn’t be any simpler, so you’ll be enjoying sloppy thank you kisses in no time.

Bacon and cheddar dog treats

For a truly indulgent treat that’ll make your pooch do anything for a taste, bake up this simple 4-ingredient recipe from threelittleferns. Crispy bacon and cheddar cheese give this savory concoction a crunch worth howling for!

Salmon brittle

Got a pup who’s crazy for fish? Spoil them with these healthy and delicious salmon treats by Gone to the Snow Dogs featuring deliciously stinky salmon and just 2 more ingredients. When ready, cut them into whatever size you desire, including small training treats for a high value reward your doggo will work hard for! 

Pumpkin, yogurt and banana frozen dog treats

With only 3 ingredients, these frozen treats by A Magical Mess are more than just healthy. These layered treats look absolutely stunning when ready, and force fast eaters to slow down and savor the yumminess. 

Related: 8 "Furbulous" Frozen Dog Treat Recipes to Try This Summer

No-bake pumpkin, apple, and PB balls

Don’t feel like turning on the stove, but need to spoil your best bud? Check out these no-bakes from Show Me the Yummy with healthy pumpkin, applesauce, PB, and yogurt. And with a super tasty secret ingredient, these yummy balls are sure to get that tail wagging!

Blueberry pup-muffins

Full of antioxidants and healthy vitamin C, blueberries pair pawfectly with applesauce and oats for a healthy muffin made just for your furry pal. Best of all, this recipe by bluejeanchef produces a small treat just the right size for canine mouths to chomp!

white dog with a pink birthday hat

Got a homemade treat recipe your dogs bark for? Share it with us in the comments below, and tag #wagwalking or @wag on Instagram for a chance to be featured!

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