easy homemade dog treat recipe
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Bella’s Bitchin’ Biscuits – Easy Homemade Dog Treat Recipe!

Hello hoomans! Bella here. Since I decided to follow my alpha home nine months ago, life has been pretty grand. The hoomans are always making sure I have the best of the best, so today one of them (you can guess which one) has partnered with today’s sponsor, Rover.com to bring you Bella’s Bitchin’ Biscuits! They’re just 5 ingredients and a very easy homemade dog treat recipe that will have your pooches giving you smooches. They’re soft, too since some of my fellow K-9’s can’t do crunchy. Since I’m not allowed in the kitchen (I’m a shedder), I’m going to turn it over to the hooman…for now. Oh – all opinions are ours and haven’t been influenced in any way.

easy homemade dog treat recipe

Keeping those Sensitive Stomachs Safe

‘Tis the season when fur babies all around the world are perusing for naughty nibbles under the table and pet owners everywhere are spoiling our precious pooches sneaking in an extra treat or two. Unfortunately, this is also the time of year when many animals end up a little sick since they’ve been given foods which aren’t safe for them.
easy homemade dog treat recipe

When Rover.com asked Bella and me to partner on creating a fun and safe holiday treat that’s easy on Bella’s stomach, I was excited to share our super simple to make homemade dog treat recipe. Rover.com has a great resource on some of the foods that are okay to share (and those that aren’t) with your pet. You can check out their safety guide here for safe to eat treats not only during the holidays, but all year long. We feature a couple of ingredients on the list in our homemade dog treat recipe. So without further ado…let’s get started!

Bella’s Bitchin’ Biscuits – Easy Homemade Dog Treat Recipe

Bella has never been one to grab anything without you giving it to her. She veeerrry gently takes things from your hand and treats have never been her thing. Until Bella’s Bitchin’ Biscuits. She loves them and she will actually take them herself without “permission”. It’s awesome to see her just be a dog! These are actually human grade so you can try a taste, too.


  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour (don’t use regular flour)
  • 3/4 cup pumpkin puree (or canned pumpkin – NOT pumpkin pie filling). I go through the steps below.
  • 1/4 cup shredded sweet potato
  • 1/4 cup almond butter (I make mine fresh at the store – get the pure/organic stuff. Peanut Butter is okay, too)
easy homemade dog treat recipe
Quarter a baking pumpkin


easy homemade dog treat recipe
Scoop out the inside


easy homemade dog treat recipe
Put quarters onto baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes at 400°F/204°C


easy homemade dog treat recipe
While pumpkin is baking, separate the seeds and save them to make roasted seeds later


easy homemade dog treat recipe
When the pumpkin comes out of the oven, the skin should peel right off


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F / 177°C
  2. Mix all ingredients

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  3. Put mixture into a mold (or roll into balls and flatten with bottom of a small cup). Tip: use a tad of coconut oil in place of cooking spray – just put it on a paper towel and rub into molds. Your treats will pop right out!easy homemade dog treat recipe
  4. Bake for about 30 minutes (keep an eye on the oven since cooking times vary)
  5. Let cool
  6. Treat time!

Aren’t they sooo cute?
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Handing it back over to Bella…

easy homemade dog treat recipe

Mmmm hope you love our easy homemade dog treat recipe…can’t (nom nom) talk right now (nom nom), but go check out this re”bark”able video of a furry internet friend making some pies (mmm pie! Ooooh hoooman…) and don’t forget to connect with me here on my Instagram account(nom nom).

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  • Anna Nuttall

    Bella is a gorgeous dog, I just want to give her a hug. What a lovely homemade dog treat, it look she is using it a lot. More people should make their own dog treat. A good Christmas gift to any dog lover.

  • Roch

    It’s great that dog treats can be made with natural sweet potatoes than artificial ingredients. Our furbabies deserve to have the nourishment their bodies need to stay healthy and happy. This treat looks edible and delicious for humans, too.

  • Chasity L Boatman

    Dogs LOVE pumpkin! We’ve always made homemade treats for our pets. I’ll have to send this recipe to my friend who bakes a lot for her pup (we have cats).

  • Sue Reddel

    This post is perfect timing. My wife wants to make dog treats for holiday gifts for the many dogs in our extended family. This one sounds good for them which we also love. Thanks so much!

  • Monica Y

    I have never done any baking for my dogs but I should start doing it. I think my fury babies would enjoy this. It is also a good way to know what ingredients are on my dog’s food and know that the snacks are healthy and nutritious. They look easy to make and nothing complicated. Need to try the recipe soon

  • Jenn and Ed Coleman

    Bella is pretty dang cute. We serve our kittens a spoonful of pumpkin everyday and it has done wonders for their digestion. The enzymes and fiber keeps their bellies happy. What’s more, they actually like it. If we haven’t scooped out their pumpkin, they come by and remind us.
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  • Melissa

    My dogs would love to try these easy homemade dog treats! What a great recipe and gift idea for them at Christmas. I love that they are made naturally. My dogs are gluten free. I wonder if I could use coconut flour or almond flour? I will have to ask their vet. Thanks! P.S. Bella is gorgeous!