Grain Free Blueberry Dog Treats Recipe: The Best 9 Benefits

Grain free blueberry dog treats recipe Yummy, healthy, and grain free blueberry dog treats made with just 5 ingredients. The best part is they are really easy to make, so you can give the dogs a treat without any fuss.

You could adjust the recipe a little if you have trouble with the blueberry or cranberry stains on your hands. To avoid stains we recommend using plastic gloves.

There is no need to add water or sugar, but if you would like to make the mixture a little gooier (dry dog treats will take longer to bake), please feel free to add either one along with the fruits Add some cranberries and blueberries with your choice of grains, such as rolled oats, quinoa and more.

Grain Free Blueberry Dog Treats Recipe
Grain Free Blueberry Dog Treats Recipe

Grain free blueberry dog treats recipe

You must use blueberries and cranberries that are unsculptured, otherwise, they can be bad for the dog’s health.

You can also substitute the wheat flour with your dog’s fav one. For example, if you have a wheat allergy dog go for oat flour instead.

Place the fruit in a bowl and mash a little, but not so much that your dog won’t recognize them. Add the rolled oats into a bowl and mix well with your hands.

How can prepare Grain free blueberry dog treats recipe

Preparation Time:

                   45 min

Cooking Time:

                  45 min


                  2-3 cups of treats


  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1/2 cup cranberries
  • 1 cup quinoa flour (you can substitute with wheat flour)
  • 2 tablespoons of melted coconut oil (you can substitute with your dog’s fav fat source )
  • 3 eggs For the coating.


  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Mixing bowl
  • Food processor (if you don’t have one, you can use a regular blender)
  • Cooking spatula
  • Plastic gloves for the dog treats
  • Baking pan

How to prepare:

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Step 2: Place the blueberries and cranberries in a bowl and mash with your hands to make the texture a little moister. Set aside.

Step 3: Add the quinoa flour and to another bowl, add the eggs. Mix well with your hands until they are combined well.

Step 4: Place the melted coconut oil in a food processor and add the fruit mixture. Process until the texture is even. However, don’t process too much, because then you won’t be able to tell that there are fruits in there

Step 5: Transfer the mixture into a bowl with the flour and eggs. Mix well with your hands until thoroughly combined.

Step 6: Divide the mixture into about 10 pieces, 1 cup each, and form them into a log shape. Place them on the prepared baking sheet.

Step 7: Bake for about 30-35 minutes, until set.

Step 8: While the treats are baking, mix the coating using a food processor.

Step 9: Remove the buns from the oven and let them cool down.

Step 10: With your fingers, remove the logs from the sheet.

Step 11: Add the coating and gently press it into the treats.

Step 12: Allow cooling completely before serving.

Nutrition value of Grain free blueberry dog treats recipe

Per 1 cup of treats, the nutritional value is:

  • Calories: 170
  • Fat: 11g (Sat Fat: 1g)
  • Cholesterol: 28mg
  • Sodium: 337mg
  • Potassium: 200mg
  • Carbs: 20g
  • Fiber: 2g ( Net. Carbs: 18g)
  • Sugar: 11g ( net carbs: 9g )
  • Protein: 7g

Benefits of eating Grain free blueberry dog treats recipe

1. Using quinoa flour, which is a gluten-free grain, instead of regular flour provides your dog with the necessary protein they need.

2. Coconut oil contains healthy fats that are great for your pup’s skin and coat.

3. Blueberries are also known to protect against cancer and improve memory and brain function. The same goes for cranberries.

4. Added protein from the eggs will make your dog’s coat shinier and stronger than ever before!

5. Using oil for greasing the pan will also make your dog’s coat shinier and softer.

6. Quinoa flour is a great source of fiber, so it helps with the dog’s digestion, which can help your dog to have less gas and constipation.

7. You can make the treats look like a bone if you use the same shape and make a little hole in the middle. Your dog will find them delicious and they will think they are getting their favorite bones.

8. This recipe is simple and quick to make.

9. If your dog has any allergies you can substitute the quinoa flour with a gluten free one such as oat flour.

Disadvantages of eating Grain free blueberry dog treats recipe

1. You will have to put on plastic gloves and thoroughly wash your hands after making these dog treats. You will have blue and cranberry stains all over your hands, so beware!

2. These healthy dog treats are great for the dog’s health. But they are not recommended for dogs with wheat allergies. It is always better if you know what is good for your dog first and then gives them something else if that’s not suitable for them.

3. If you have a dog with any allergies, which is almost certain if you have a pet, then please talk to your vet before giving your dog a new treat.

4. It takes about 45 minutes to make the healthy dog treats and about 30 for them to bake in the oven. But once it’s ready it will last for 2-3 weeks in an airtight container.

5. This recipe is not suitable for dogs that are on any medications unless you want them to get sick.

6. Add more berries or other fresh fruits, such as black currants, if you wish to go to make this recipe a little bit fruitier but it is not necessary.

7. To make your dog treats last longer in the fridge, put them into a container with some air pockets and keep the lid slightly open so the air can circulate them.

8. Don’t over-mix the treats, so they don’t ‘crumble’ in your dog’s mouth.

9. If you are worried about the egg allergies of your dog, try instead some ground flaxseeds and other healthy oils such as flax seeds.

10. If you would like to make these dog treats taste a bit more like real bones, then you can use fewer ingredients and mix them in the food processor instead of mixing them with your hands first.

How Can Make More Delicious?

1. You can add cranberries, raisins, and orange zest, replacing the blueberries.

2. You can also mix it with your favorite meal to make a delectable dish.

3. Instead of using quinoa flour, you can also use chickpea flour, which is gluten free and common in most Middle Eastern cuisines.

4. You can mix it with some herbs to make it more ‘meaty’.

5. Add a little bit of cinnamon or a pinch of nutmeg to give it even more flavor.

6. Instead of oiling the pan, try butter and if your dog has egg allergies use coconut oil instead!

How can Store Grain free blueberry dog treats recipe

1. Airtight containers are best for this recipe, especially if they have a lid. If you don’t have any available then put the treats in the fridge, because they will last for 2-3 weeks in there.

2. If you leave them out for longer, then freeze them so that they are firmer when thawing.

3. Place them into a freezer-safe container so that as soon as you thaw them out, they can be enjoyed immediately.


These easy-to-make healthy dog treats are great to give as a special treat to your dog or any special occasion.

They are very simple in ingredients, so anyone can master them and they will, also, be a great way of treating your dog with the healthy food that they need!

Do you have any other ideas on how can add more healthy and delicious food for your dog? please let me know in the comments below.

Thank you for reading this post so much. I hope it will be very useful for you and you will enjoy making it! Now, please follow the instructions to make this recipe. Good luck!

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