How do you show your dog just how much you love them? Pumpkin pie of course! You’ve chosen the perfect name, the best dog walker, the cutest Halloween costume—and now it’s time for homemade treats. Sweet pup Midge brought her her canine chef skills to the Rover office to show you how it’s done. Watch the video, full recipe below.
Making your own doggy treats is easy, fun, and healthy for your pooch. These adorable pumpkin pies for dogs are not only pretty, but they’re packed with nutrients and fiber. They’re also sugar-free, gluten-free, and optionally dairy-free. Because dogs also deserve something special for the holidays!
Pumpkin Pie For Dogs
Yield 24 Mini Pies
- Oat flour (pulse rolled oats in a food processor to a floury consistency)
- Unsweetened applesauce
- Unsweetened pureed pumpkin
- OPTIONAL: Low-fat plain yogurt for topping
Preheat oven to 350º
For the topping:
You can thicken the yogurt by placing it in a mesh strainer lined with cheesecloth or a large coffee filter,
Set the strainer over a bowl to catch the whey.
For the crust:
In a mixing bowl, stir together the flour and applesauce until a nice dough ball forms.
Divide the dough into 24 equal sized pieces
Place a ball in each well of a mini muffin tin and press to flatten.
Bake the crust for 8 min or until just starting to color
Let cool before removing from pan.
For the filling:
Peel and mash the banana in a large bowl.
Add the pumpkin puree and stir to combine.
Divide the filling among the pie crusts and top with yogurt.
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