Easter dog treats recipes are a go-to for any dog owner needing tasty, wholesome holiday treats. They’re also great for using up bits of old ingredients and scraps in your fridge and providing some tasty fur-free options!
We have collected a few recipes from friends and fellow bloggers that are sure to be perfect for your Easter festivities.
Whether you fanatically need an Easter snack for yourself or a special treat for your furry friends, we’ve got you covered!
Easter dog treats recipes
It is not an Easter without bunny-shaped treats! Dog treats have a lot of ways to accessories your hot dog.
Craft a pair of bunny ears or decorate it with coconut feet and sprinkles. This way, your dog can cook its favorite treat, just like in the cartoons.
Made with fresh vegetables and without flour, it can be a good addition to your dog’s diet during the summer.
How to prepare Easter dog treats recipes
Preparation Time: 30 min
Cooking Time: 10 min
Yield: 12 pieces
Servings: 30 pieces
1. 3 carrots, peeled and grated
2. 1 zucchini, peeled and grated
3. 1 cup of fresh spinach, chopped
4. 4 tbsp of low-fat cream cheese (or cottage cheese)
5. 1 tsp of cilantro
6. 1/2 tsp of salt
7. 1 egg white, whisked
8. 1/2 cup of wheat germ
9. 1 cup of shredded coconut flakes (unsweetened)
10. 3 drops of green food coloring
11. 1 tsp of almond or canola oil
12. 2 tbsp of corn flour (cornstarch)
13. 1/2 cup of shredded white cheese, like mozzarella (optional)
14. 2 tbsp of honey
1. 3-quart saucepan
2. Small bowl
3. Cookie sheet lined with parchment paper
4. Toothpick, skewer, or chopstick (for pickles)
6. Wooden spoon or whisk
7. Bowl or plate for water
8. Plastic wrap, aluminum foil, or parchment paper
9. Prepared breadstick,
10. Oreo cookies or Ritz Crackers
11. Small container for storing dog treats
Step 1: Preheat oven to 400 ° F and prepare baking sheet by lining with parchment paper.
Step 2: In a large bowl, combine grated carrots, shredded zucchini, chopped spinach, cream cheese, and cilantro. Season with salt and green food coloring. Stir well to combine
Step 3: Mix in egg white, then add wheat germ.
Step 4: Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. Using a tablespoon, scoop up the carrot-spinach mixture and shape it into balls of the same size.
Step 5: Place balls on baking sheets and press flat to 1/2 inch thick.
Step 6: Bake for 10 minutes or until slightly golden brown around the edges. Remove from oven and let cool.
Step 7: Mix coconut flakes with 2 tablespoons of corn flour (cornstarch) in a small bowl. Add shredded mozzarella cheese and mix well.
Step 8: Add honey and mix until it resembles crumbly mixture (the mixing process is completed when there are no visible lumps in the mixture).
Step 9: Remove the carrot-spinach mixture from the oven. Mix almond or canola oil with 5 tablespoons of corn flour (cornstarch). Using two forks, roll each ball to cover with a thin layer of creamy and crunchy coating, pressing gently as you roll. Place on a plate and repeat with the rest balls.
Step 10: Heat oven to 350 ° F. Line hot dog buns, Oreos, or crackers on a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place coated carrot-spinach balls on top of them, pressing gently to stick.
Step 11: Keep balls in the oven for 10 minutes or until golden brown (the coating will harden as it cools down). Remove and let cool completely. Store in a plastic container until serving time.
Nutrition facts of Easter dog treat recipes
1. Each serving contains 45 calories, 4.3 grams of fat, 2.8 grams of sodium, and 11.1 grams of carbohydrates
2. 1 piece contains 10 milligrams of cholesterol
3. 1 large serve is 36 percent of daily vitamin B12
4. 1 small serve is 35 percent of daily vitamin C
5. 1 medium serve is 30 percent of daily calcium
6. 1 large serve is 30 percent of daily iron
7. Each treat contains approximately 10 percent of daily fiber
8. 1 medium serve is 14 percent of daily protein requirements
9. 1 large serve is 13 percent of daily potassium needs
10. 1 large serve is 15 percent of daily vitamin B6 needs
11. Each piece contains 0.5 grams of saturated fat
12. 1 medium serve is 17 percent of daily vitamin A requirements
13. Each treat contains 1 gram of protein
14. Each treat contains only 20 calories, no fat, and no cholesterol
Benefits of eating Easter dog treats recipes
1. Contains vitamin C and A, which help to ward off colds, boost immunity and increase eye health.
2. It Contains a good amount of fiber that can keep your dog’s digestive system in good form and promote the proper functioning of the whole body.
3. Contains potassium that improves cardiovascular health, regulates blood pressure, and supports normal muscle-cell function and nerve transmissions.
4. Contains iron, calcium, and B vitamins that are essential for healthy muscle growth, help to improve brain function, maintain metabolic rate and support the immune system.
5. Contains carotenoid, arachidonate, and tocopherol that are responsible for the yellow color of carrots.
6. It Contains phytonutrients like beta-carotene (vitamin A) and alpha-carotene (vitamin A), which are responsible for the yellow color of carrots.
7. Contains antioxidant phytoestrogens responsible for hormone regulation and fat storage actions. They also help with heart health, nervous system functioning, immune system support, and inflammation management.
8. It Contains vitamin B12, which helps maintain red blood cells and aids in producing energy for the brain.
9. It Contains calcium, potassium, and other minerals important for muscle contraction, muscle growth, nerve transmission, blood pressure management, and heart health.
10. It Contains omega-3 fatty acids that help to make sure your dog’s body has a supply of healthy fat to be used by the brain, muscles, and other parts of the body
11. It Contains antioxidants, phytochemicals, and anti-inflammatory compounds that help to prevent cancer, heart disease, and arthritis.
12. It Contains choline that helps with muscle contraction, nerve transmission, cell membrane signaling, and brain health.
13. Contains 6 percent of daily iron requirements
14. Contains 7 percent of daily calcium requirements
How can Make More Delicious?
1. If you find the lemon flavor of the treats too strong for your dog, you can make another variation by replacing pineapple juice with white or apple cider vinegar and adding sliced lemon zest.
2. To make the treats more delicious, add a slice of bacon or some peanut butter to the dough.
3. Another option is to create your variety using turkey, green leafy vegetables, and bread crumbs instead of wheat germ. You can also add 1 tablespoon of honey and 2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds.
4. You can also mix in some pureed cooked chicken or some cooked eggs into the dough.
5. You can use your imagination by mixing these ingredients together to make your own unique dog treats recipes.
How To Store Easter dog treats recipes
1. Store the treats in a cool and dry place. If you store them in a plastic container, remove some air before sealing them so that your treats won’t get soggy.
2. To maintain freshness, store the treats only for a week or two. The ingredients can lose their nutritional value once stored for a long time.
3. Keep the treats out of reach of children and pets to avoid accidental poisoning.
This Easter dog treats recipe is great for your dog’s health. They can increase their energy and keep him happy, healthy, and active.
Do you see what a nice present we’ve prepared for your dog? Since Easter, why don’t you give this gift to your pet today?
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