We’re celebrating Cocoa on the blog today with gluten-free peanut butter dog treats and her favorite new limited-ingredient dog food, GO! by Petcurean. This is a sponsored post but all opinions, as always, are my own.
It’s no surprise that I love my dog.
I write about her on the blog all of the time, she’s a little bit spoiled, and I’m pretty sure more than half of my Instagram followers follow me just because of her.
Heck, I even make her a dog birthday cake every year (made with bacon), which has actually became one of the most popular recipes on our site.
So that tells me one thing: you guys love your dog a ton, too.
Let me tell you a list of Cocoa’s favorite things.
- Treats (that are not cheese)
- …wait, is there more to life?
As you can see, three out of the four things on Cocoa’s list are food related.
Cocoa is a true foodie. Like her mom.
She knows it, too.
We had to put her on a limited ingredient diet a few years ago when she was having digestion issues and severe allergies.
She’s been on this kind of diet since then, and it’s worked wonders for her.
No more bi-monthly vet visits, lethargy, or itching. So. Much. Itching.
Cocoa’s current favorite food is GO!, which makes total sense because Cocoa is an epicurean kind of dog.
She loves the flavor, of course (her favorite being duck). I love that it’s high-quality and that it’s made with limited ingredients.
I also love that it gives her a shiny coat, a happy tummy, and tons of energy. I always chose pet food that is made with zero growth hormones, by-products, or artificial preservatives (check, check, check). But GO! SENSITIVITY + SHINE™ Limited Ingredient Diet Duck recipe by Petcurean is particularly good for Cocoa’s sensitive needs. If your dog also requires specific dietary needs and/or has food sensitivities, I highly recommend it.
- No grains, gluten, potatoes, corn, or soy
- Antioxidants for immune support
- No artificial preservatives
- Omega oils to support healthy skin and coat
To celebrate Cocoa even more, I’m also making her these tasty gluten-free peanut butter dog treats.
These treats are gluten-free and made with oat and coconut flour, pumpkin, peanut butter, and coconut oil.
They are easy, and pup-approved!
What are your favorite ways to celebrate your four-legged best friend? Let us know in the comments below, and check out Petcurean’s GO! This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Petcurean.Print
Gluten-Free Peanut Butter Dog Treats Recipe + Petcurean GO!
- Prep Time: 10 mins
- Cook Time: 20 mins
- Total Time: 30 minutes
- Yield: 50 dog treats 1x
We’re celebrating Cocoa on the blog today with gluten-free peanut butter dog treats. These treats are gluten-free and made with oat and coconut flour, pumpkin, peanut butter, and coconut oil.
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/4 cup melted coconut oil
- 3/4 cup pumpkin puree
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 tablespoon raw honey
- 3/4 cups coconut flour
- 1 1/4 cups oat flour*
For the Glaze (optional):
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1/4 cup peanut butter
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
- In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, peanut butter, melted coconut oil, honey, and pumpkin until smooth.
- In a separate bowl, whisk the baking soda, oat flour, and coconut flour until incorporated.
- Stir the flour mixture into the peanut butter mixture until thoroughly combined and a dough forms.
- Divide the dough into two disks and wrap the dough in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least an hour.
- On a floured surface, roll the dough out to about 1/4″ thick. Cut out cookies using any small cutter of choice.
- Place on parchment-lined baking sheets and bake until golden and firm, about 20 minutes (this will vary on the size of your cutter).
- Let the cookies cool. If using the glaze, whisk the peanut butter and melted coconut oil until combined. Drizzle over the cookies.
- Store cookies in the refrigerator.
*I make my own oat flour by simply blending oats in a food processor or blender into a powdery flour.
Do you think i could oit tjese im a silicone mold to bake?
Would these be ok in a jar on the counter for a few days or do they have to be refrigerated?
Hi Jen, they will be fine in an air-tight container and room temperature for up to a week.
Please check labels to make sure there is no xylitol in the peanut butter. It’s toxic to dogs and many people don’t realise it is sometimes included
Hi! How long will these last in the refrigerator and how long will they last in the freezer? Thank you!
Sandi Kates says
I like that this recipe does not contain wheat flour . I’ve been substituting oat flour and coconut flour instead of wheat flour for awhile now. I would like to note 2 important things that should be a side note at the bottom of the recipe.
First : make sure the peanut butter you are using does not contain xylitol as it is toxic to dogs. Some peanut butters contain xylitol. A good one that I use is Laura Scudders All Natural Peanut Butter. It’s just peanuts and salt and they make a no salt version but it isn’t as tasty.
Second : there is no need to preheat the oven at the beginning of starting this recipe since the dough requires an hour in the refrigerator. That’s just wasting gas or electricity depending on your oven. Who needs higher utility bills ? I would just wait until the dough comes out of the refrigerator and then turn on your oven. It can be heating up as you are rolling out the dough and cutting into dog sized cookies . The oven will be ready before you are done with the whole cookie cutting process.
Ben cannon says
Our little Westie absolutely loves these cookies. I made this recipe for a visit to my wife’s sister and her niece who both have dogs and are pretty picky about what they get to eat. Their dogs loved these cookies and were always looking for a handout for more. Thanks for the recipe,our furry friends love them….
My dog is gluten intolerant and has a movement disorder that’s associated with this condition. It’s so hard to find truly gluten free foods and treats. I will give your recipe a try. Thanks
Carol Venter says
I and my dog are both gluten intolerant. I discovered via the internet that Stone Ground Flour, while not (GLUTEN FREE)
does not effect those with gluten intolerance. (BY EXPERIMENTATION, I FOUND THIS TO BE TRUE.) It is due to it being less processed and the Wheat Germ not. being destroyed. As it is in other wheat-based flours.
Do you think I could use almond flour?
Do you mean using all almond flour or almond flour in place of either the oat flour or coconut flour? I think using it in place of the oat flour would work. Coconut flour is more absorbent so the quantity might have to be tested a bit. Usually, you have to use 4x the amount of almond flour as you do coconut flour.
I realize this is an old comment I am replying to , but I just came across it looking for recipes and always read the reviews for helpful tips. I just want to remind that almonds are generally considered to not be tolerated by dogs, so I would not think that almond flour is a suitable substitute.
Hi Gina, it is true that whole almonds can not be very digestible for dogs. Almond flour is generally considered to be safe for dogs, but we suggest speaking with your vet before introducing any new foods into your dog’s diet. A lot of dog treats are made with almond flour and, of course, since it is a treat, it is small and infrequent compared to their regular meals.
Rosemyra Giglio says
Id ask your vet slmond msy be toooo muvh fibdr for a dog
I will certainly try the recipe.
Bindu Thomas says
Looks like a great recipe and healthy food for dogs. Thanks for sharing.
Our siberian husky would love these! She’s a big fan of peanut butter and gets so excited over treats!
Cindy Ingalls says
My pup would love these treats. He is a big fan of pumpkin and peanut butter.
Cityrocka Perry says
I have a cavapoo that I adore, so I get the importance of feeding your pet healthy foods that they can enjoy. But should I feel guilty for wanting to try some of these cookies myself? They look yummy!
Brittany Vantrease says
Oh she’s adorable! I’ve never made any snacks for my dogs, but they do get some of our left overs every once in a while. Our dog Simba is happy with whatever. He’s been garbage diving a lot, lately. It must be time to switch up his food.
Latte Lindsay says
I love this! My dog (Buffy) suffers from itching and it was down to the amount of rubbish that was in the “quality” dog food I was feeding her. She would love these gluten free cookies 🙂
I love the name Buffy! Buffy is one of my favorite TV shows, ever. 😉
So sweet of you. I love dogs and I used to have one buddy. This recipe is really helpful for them. Gluten free healthy one, I will share it with my fellow pet owners.
Cristina Petrini says
I can not believe you have managed to create this gluten-free? Unbelievable!
Your dog is adorable by the way! Although my pup passed away one Christmas ago, if I ever bring home another pup, I’ll be sure to try this amazing treat!
Those sound delicious for me….peanut butter, honey? Is this seriously a recipe for dogs? Guess I’ll give the recipe a try…for my dod that is 😉