Coconut Shortbread Snowflake Treats for Dogs

This fancy cookie is perfect for a special holiday treat. The triple threat of coconut shreds, coconut flour, and coconut oil creates a rich and crumbly cookie with a house-filling aroma.

Coconut is a popular ingredient for dogs and people these days that boasts anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, as well as making that coat shine!

Shortbread can be delicate when hot so make sure you let your snowflakes cool before removing from the cookie sheet!

  • Author: Kiki Kane
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 18 minutes
  • Total Time: 43 minutes
  • Yield: 1 Tray 1x


  • 1 cup unsweetened dried coconut
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1 cup coconut flour
  • 1 cup oat flour (make by blending rolled oats in your food processor or substitute with your favorite flour)
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 egg


For the egg wash
1 egg + 2 Tbsp cool water whisked together.

Preheat oven to 350º

Cream coconut oil about 2 minutes in a stand mixer or just until fluffy.

Add ½ the coconut, flours, and baking powder and continue to mix on low.

Add the egg and vanilla and mix until a nice dough ball is formed.

Roll out dough about ¼” thick, as it will be delicate to work with until baked and cooled.

Cut out into simple shapes, coat with egg wash, then sprinkle with coconut flakesBake for 18 minutes or until just starting to turn golden brown around the edges.