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11 Yummy Almond Butter Treats Your Dog Can't Resist

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Published: 7/28/2021

Almond butter is a delicious and nutritious addition to any pup (or human's) diet. This nutty treat packs a whopping 53 grams of protein in just a single cup — so why not incorporate a little almond butter into your homemade dog treat recipes? These 11 yummy almond butter treats are sure to be irresistible to your pooch. Let's get cooking!


#1. Pumpkin almond butter pops

You can't find an easier recipe than this one — no baking required!


Ingredients

  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • ½ cup almond butter

Directions

  1. Combine both your ingredients in a large bowl and mix with a silicone spatula or a hand blender.

  2. Pour your mixture into an ice cube tray or silicone mold and freeze for 3 hours.


#2. Apple and beet almond butter delights

This recipe is nutritious, delicious, and vegan too! These can be stored in an airtight container or zip-top bag for up to 1 week.


Ingredients

  • 1 medium-sized beet

  • 2 apples (any variety)

  • ½ cup almond butter

  • ⅔ to 1 cup coconut flour

  • A dash of cinnamon


Directions

  1. Set your oven to 350° F. 

  2. Slice your fruits and veggies and place them inside your food processor. Process the beets and apples until they are a fine consistency.

  3. In the food processor, add the almond butter and cinnamon. 

  4. When the mixture forms into a paste, gradually add in your coconut flour while blending

  5. Continue adding coconut flour until you achieve a pliable dough.

  6. Lay out a sheet of parchment paper and dump your dough overtop. Place another piece of parchment over top of your dough and use a rolling pin to flatten your dough to ¼ inch thick. 

  7. Remove the top piece of parchment, then use a cookie cutter to cut out your treats into your desired shapes. 

  8. Lay another piece of parchment down on a baking sheet and place your cookies on top. 

  9. Place your treat-lined baking sheet on the middle rack and cook for 25-30 minutes.

  10. After removing your treats from the oven, let them cool on a wire rack.


#3. Almond butter berry bites

Because who doesn't like a cold treat on a hot summer day?


Ingredients

  • 1 cup blueberry yogurt 

  • 1/2 cup bananas

  • 1/2 cup almond butter 

  • 1/2 cup fresh or frozen berries

  • 1/2 cup milk (unsweetened almond or soy milk are also acceptable)

  • 2 tablespoons honey (optional)

  • Silicone molds or ice cube trays


Directions

  1. Blend all your ingredients in a blender until you reach a smooth, liquid consistency. 

  2. Spoon the liquid into your ice cube trays or mold. 

  3. Place your molds in the freezer for 2-3 hours, then enjoy!


#4. Almond butter oatmeal cookies

These cookies are full of fiber to help your pet feel full for longer. 


Ingredients

  • 1 egg

  • 1/3 cup peanut butter*

  • 1 cup almond flour 

  • 1/2 cup old fashioned oats

  • 1 mashed banana (1/2 cup)


Directions

  1. Set your oven to 300° F.

  2. Mix all your ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

  3. Use your hands to work your dough until it forms into a ball (you may have to add additional flour if your dough is sticking).

  4. Turn your dough out on a floured surface and roll it out to a ¼ inch thickness. 

  5. Use cookie cutters or a knife to cut out your treats into your desired shape. 

  6. Grease a baking sheet with a bit of cooking spray and place your cookies on top.

  7. Bake at 300° F for 15-20 minutes.


#5. Almond butter "nice"cream

This healthy twist on ice cream is sure to have your pup drooling!


Ingredients

  • 1 banana

  • 2 tbsp peanut butter

  • 2 tbsp plain yogurt 


Directions

  1. Blend all your ingredients in a blender until smooth.

  2. Pour your mixture into a freezer-safe plastic container and freeze for 3 hours.

  3. Scoop out your "nice" cream, and enjoy!


#6. No-bake almond butter bites

These no-bake almond butter bites are a tasty way to give your pup a boost of energy and protein.


Ingredients

  • 2 cups smooth almond butter

  • 1/2 cup honey

  • 3/4 cup coconut flour


Directions

  1. Combine all your ingredients in a large bowl and mix with a hand mixer until the ingredients are well incorporated. 

  2. Spoon the mixture out and roll it into balls (the recipe should make 40 small balls)

  3. Place the balls onto a baking sheet and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes before serving

  4. Leftovers can be stored in a zip-top bag for up to 5 days. These will stay fresh in the freezer for up to 3 months. 

#7. Blueberry almond butter biscuits

Blueberries are rich in antioxidants and promote a healthy immune system. 


Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries 

  • 2 ½ cups whole wheat flour

  • ¾ cup oats

  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon

  • 2 eggs, well beaten

  • 3 tbsp almond butter 

  • 1/8-1/4 cup warm water, as needed


Directions

  1. Set your oven to 350° F.

  2. Prepare a baking sheet by lining it with parchment paper.

  3. In a large bowl, mix your oats, berries, wheat flour, and cinnamon. 

  4. Combine your eggs and almond butter in a separate bowl, then incorporate this mixture into your dry mixture.

  5. Add a little bit of warm water to your mixture as needed until a dough forms. If your mixture becomes too wet, add a little more flour.

  6. Lightly dust your work surface with flour and turn your dough out. Flour your rolling pin and begin to flatten your dough until it reaches ¼ inch in thickness.

  7. Cut your biscuits out using either a kitchen knife or a cookie cutter and place them on your parchment-lined baking sheet.

  8. Bake your biscuits on the middle rack for 30-35 minutes. Once out of the oven, remove your biscuits to a wire rack and let them cool.

  9. You may freeze these in an airtight bag for up to 3 months.


#8. Almond butter and applesauce treats

Applesauce takes the place of eggs making this a delicious and vegan recipe.


Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups of almond butter

  • 1 ½ cups of old fashioned oats

  • 1.¼ cups unsweetened applesauce

  • 3 cups whole wheat flour

  • 1 tsp baking powder


Directions

  1. Set your oven to 350° F.

  2. Combine your ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

  3. Once your ingredients are well-incorporated, check the texture of your dough; if it's too thick or crumbly, add more applesauce. If your dough is too wet, add a little more whole wheat flour.

  4. Turn out your dough onto a floured work surface and roll it out until ½ inch thick.

  5. Using a biscuit cutter, cut out your treats and place them on a greased baking sheet.

  6. Place your baking sheet on the middle oven rack and bake for 20-25 minutes.


#9. Frosted almond butter cookies

Who doesn't love cookies with icing?


Ingredients

Treats:

  • 1 cup creamy almond butter

  • 2 large eggs

  • 2 ½ cups whole wheat flour

  • ¾ cup water

Frosting:

  • ¼ cup creamy almond butter butter

  • 1 ½ tbsp coconut oil


Directions

  1. Set your oven to 350° F.

  2. Prepare a parchment-lined baking sheet.

  3. In a large bowl, combine eggs and almond butter with a hand mixer

  4. Gradually incorporate your whole wheat flour into your wet batter and continue mixing until a dough ball forms.

  5. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out your dough with a pin until ¼ inch thick.

  6. Cut out your cookies and place them on your greased baking sheet, so they are not touching.

  7. Stab holes in the center of each cookie with a fork.

  8. Bake at 350° F for 15-20 minutes.

  9. Allow your cookies to cool, and then they're ready for icing.

  10. Add your almond butter and coconut oil to a bowl and microwave for 30 seconds.

  11. Use a spoon to drizzle the icing over the top of each cookie.

  12. Refrigerate your cookies for 30 minutes, then serve.


#10 Almond butter carrot treats

These treats are full of vitamin K due to the addition of carrots.


Ingredients

  • 1 cup creamy almond butter

  • 1 large egg

  • 2/3 cup 1 large carrot shredded

  • 1/3 cup quick oats

  • 2 1/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour

  • 1 tablespoon baking powder

  • 3/4 cup milk


Directions

  1. Set your oven to 325° F.

  2. Using a hand mixer, blend your eggs, milk, and your almond butter together.

  3. Incorporate the carrots and oats and continue blending.

  4. Gradually add in your flour and baking powder as you continue beating the mixture.

  5. Roll out your dough on a floured surface to ¼ inch.

  6. Slice the dough into 1-2 inch squares and place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet.

  7. Bake your treats for 15 minutes and flip them over and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

  8. Remove the treats to a wire rack to cool.


#11. Pumpkin oat balls

These treats are full of protein, fiber, and prebiotics — plus, they're just doggone delicious!


Ingredients

  • 1 cup pumpkin puree

  • 1/4 cup almond butter

  • 1/4 cup milk

  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats, divided


Directions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add pumpkin puree, almond butter, and milk.

  2. Mix your wet ingredients with a hand mixer. 

  3. Once thoroughly combined, gradually incorporate 2 ½ cups of oats and continue mixing with your hand mixer.

  4. Spoon out your mixture and roll them out in your hands into 1-inch balls.

  5. Roll the balls into the remaining oats, gently applying pressure to get the oats to stick.

  6. Refrigerate the balls for an hour and serve. 


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