Some owners prefer a grain-free diet for their dogs, and we have several homemade Christmas dog treat recipes for that.
These grain free recipes are also gluten free, which may benefit dogs with food allergies.
These are Grain-Free Christmas Dog Treat Recipes you definitively need to try.
Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie Cookies for Dogs
If your Fido has a taste for pumpkin (and most dogs do) but you don’t want them to consume any grains!
these Christmas treats will quickly capture that special pumpkin pie flavor and without exposing your pooch to unhealthy ingredients.
- 2 ½ cups brown rice flour
- 2 Tbsp. ground flax seed
- ¾ cup natural pumpkin puree
- 2 lightly beaten eggs
- ¼ cold water
Preheat the oven to 350° degrees. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine the dry ingredients and mix well. Combine the wet ingredients in another bowl and mix.
Add half the wet ingredients to the dry and stir. Add the remaining wet ingredients and stir. Roll out the dough and cut cookies. Bake 30 minutes or until browned.
Grain-Free Turkey Dinner Treats for Dogs
If the above recipe wasn’t good enough, how about a turkey dinner accompaniment for your pup but without all the “bad” grains?
- ½ cup oat bran
- ¼ cup amaranth seed
- 1 lb. lean ground turkey
- 2 eggs
- ½ grated sweet potato
- ½ cup shredded carrots
Preheat the oven to 375° F. Grease an 11” loaf pan. Mix together ingredients completely and pour into loaf pan. Bake for an hour or until cooked through. Cut into small squares and keep refrigerated once cooled.
Healthy Mashed Potato Dog Treats
Everybody loves mashed potatoes, including our dogs.
But skip the loaded mashed potatoes that’s on your table, and try these healthy mashed potato dog treats instead.
This is also a limited ingredient Christmas dog treat recipes, which will be great for dogs with food allergies.
- 1 cup plain mashed potato
- 1 egg yolk
- 1 shredded carrot
Preheat the oven to 400° F. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Mix together ingredients and roll into 24 balls. Bake 15 minutes or until browned.
Sweet Potato Casse-Cookies for Dogs
Sweet potato casserole is a Christmas feast favorite for most of us, and now your dog can get a taste of this traditional holiday treat, too.
- ½ cup coconut flour
- 1 ½ cup almond meal
- 1 cup mashed cooked sweet potato
- 2 tsp low sodium poultry seasoning
- ½ cup water
Preheat the oven to 225° F. Cover a baking tray with parchment paper. Mix together poultry seasoning, almond meal, and coconut flour. Mix in ¼ cup water and sweet potato and mix. Add more water if needed. Roll out the dough and cut cookies. Bake 25 min. until browned.
Christmas Detox Cookies
Here’s a favorite recipe of Mrs. Claus, who can’t get enough sweets even when she’s detoxing the day after Christmas.
This is a much healthier homemade Christmas dog treat recipe, packed with nutrients and anti-oxidants.
- 1 cup coconut flour
- 4 eggs
- 1/3 cup warm water
- ½ cup mashed bananas
- ½ cup mashed blueberries
- ½ natural peanut butter
Preheat the oven to 350° F. Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper. Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir, adding more water if needed. Roll out the dough and cut cookies. Bake for 20 minutes or until browned.
Rudolph’s Carrot and Apple Cookies for Dogs
Rudolph and your pup have a few things in common, including a love for carrots and apples.
If you’re in a rush, these are also a very quick and easy to make cookies.
- 1 cup brown rice flour
- 1 cup grated carrot
- ½ cup unsweet applesauce
- 1 egg
Preheat the oven to 350° F. Combine ingredients together until mixed. Roll the dough and cut cookies. Bake until browned.
Sweet Potato Pie Dog Treats
Sweet potato pie is a delicious way to round off Christmas dinner for your whole family..
but while sweet potatoes are good for dogs, the pie is not dog-friendly.
Try these simple sweet potato pie dog treats instead.
- 1 ¾ cups brown rice flour
- 1 cup mashed sweet potato (or natural canned)
- 1 beaten egg
Preheat the oven to 350° F. Cover a baking tray with parchment paper. Combine ingredients in a bowl and stir. Roll out the dough and cut cookies. Bake until browned.
Mrs. Claus Molasses Carob Chip Dog Cookies
Mrs. Claus always adds a little extra sweetness to everything she does,
and she did the same with these molasses carob chip cookies recipe.
Not only is this one of the most indulgent homemade Christmas dog treat recipes,
but these cookies are also a lot of fun to make.
- 6 cups white rice flour
- 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
- ¼ cup molasses
- ½ cup no fat powdered milk
- 1/8 cup peanut oil
- 1/8 cup margarine
- 2 Oz. melted carob chips
- 1 cup water
Preheat the oven to 300° F. Line a baking tray with parchment paper. Combine the dry ingredients and mix well. Add the wet ingredients and stir. Refrigerate the dough until chilled. Roll out the dough and cut the cookies. Bake for 1 hour until golden.