How to Make DIY Frozen Dog Treats with Peanut Butter

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These frozen dog treats only require three ingredients: peanut butter, Greek yogurt and a banana.

Frozen dog treats are not only delicious for your dog to eat, but they’re also refreshing and surprisingly simple to make.

If your dog is a big fan of peanut butter, bananas and yogurt, that’s all you’ll need to pull off this quick homemade dog treat recipe. This recipe is easily customizable to include other dog-friendly foods your pup loves, like blueberries, strawberries and pumpkin.

Once the treats are frozen, pull them out of the freezer one at a time to make your dog’s day. Bone appetit!

How to Make Frozen Dog Treats

Ingredients for frozen dog treatsMolly Allen for taste of home

This recipe comes together in minutes. For the most pawsome results, use a silicone mold with paws and bones.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup smooth or crunchy peanut butter
  • 1 cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 ripe banana

Directions

Step 1: Prep the dog treat mixture

Frozen Dog Treats smoothie in a blenderMolly Allen for taste of home

In a food processor or blender, add the peanut butter, yogurt and banana. Puree or blend until smooth.

Step 2: Fill the molds and freeze

pouring dog treat smoothie into silicone moldsMolly Allen for taste of home

Scoop 1 tablespoon of the mixture into each silicone mold. Smooth the tops with a spatula. Place the mold flat in the freezer and allow the dog treats to freeze for 2 hours. Once frozen, transfer the treats to an airtight container or plastic bag and place them back in the freezer.

Different Ways to Make Frozen Dog Treats

These frozen dog treats are made with just three ingredients. But it’s easy to enhance them with other ingredients or swap out the banana for another fruit. Other dog-friendly fruits such as blueberries, strawberries or blackberries can be tossed into the mixture as well. Add in 3/4 cup of berries and blend them into the mixture.

If your dog isn’t a fan of bananas, that addition can left out. Ditch the fruit completely for a peanut butter-only version or replace the banana with berries or a few tablespoons of pumpkin.

The Best Peanut Butter for Homemade Dog Treats

This dog treat recipe uses healthy peanut butter in its base. When choosing peanut butter for dogs, be sure xylitol isn’t listed on the ingredients label. Xylitol is an artificial sweetener that is toxic to dogs.

How to Store Frozen Dog Treats

Once the dog treats are frozen, it’s best to store them in an airtight container in the freezer. Because there’s yogurt in these dog treats, they shouldn’t sit out for too long. Stored in the freezer, these dog treats will last for 3 months.

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Molly Allen is a previous bakery owner and former event planner. Now, a freelance writer and editor focused on food and beverage, lifestyle, travel and parties, she brings her years of experience and industry knowledge to readers across a variety of platforms.