Fido can't resist the smell of these tasty treats made from cranberries and Apple. This cranberry no bake dog treats recipe is just as easy as it is healthy.
Easy Apple and Cranberry No Bake Dog Treats are a sweet and crunchy dog treat your dogs will be sure to love.
These soft and fruity treats are super easy to make. Your dog will love the flavors. They’re also great for the holidays.
Are cranberries good for dogs?
According to the AKC, either fresh cranberries or dried cranberries are safe for dogs in small amounts. That’s what makes these soft and fruity, no big dog treats exceptional for your dogs!
Cranberries are full of antioxidants, plus they contain a lot of nutrition. Just like in humans, cranberries promote urinary tract health for dogs too!
Our apple and cranberry dog treats perfectly combine cranberries and apples for a sweet and crunchy dog treat.
This is one of those easy recipes that you can do in 10 minute’s time, that and are full of all kinds of goodness and health benefits. Who knew dog treats could be so healthy!
Are apples good for dogs?
Apples are a fantastic source of vitamin C, fiber, calcium and phosphorus for our dogs. They are a safe way for dogs. Especially if you have a dog that likes sweets and crunchy things.
Even though we will shred the apples for this recipe. Chewing on plain apples can also help to clean your dog’s teeth.
Never give your dog the seeds, they contain cyanide, which is a toxic substance. You’ll also want to keep the apple core, including the stem away from your dog so it doesn’t choke.
Ingredients used for this recipe:
Rolled oats - have you wondered if oatmeal is good for dogs? The answer is yes; it is.
Oatmeal is high in fiber, and contains an abundance of nutrients, minerals and antioxidants that help your dog to feel good.
Oatmeal also contains linoleic acid, an omega-6 acid that’s good for your dog’s healthy skin and coat.
Cranberries - You’ll be using dried cranberries for this recipe, which are just as beneficial for a dog as fresh cranberries.
Apple - In this recipe you’ll be grating about ¼ of an apple, being careful to remove the seeds and apple core.
Water - Just a tablespoon of water. It helps to bind the ingredients for the Soft & Fruity Dog Treats.
How to make Apple and Cranberry No Bake Dog Treats
For this recipe, I grate a quarter of an apple.
I took the rolled oats and ground them into a flour like substance with a NutriBullet. You can use any food processor to turn your oats into flour.
Add the cranberries into your processor and grind them into small pieces.
Add your remaining oats and the shredded apple into the bowl and mix it by hand.
Add water if needed to get to a consistency where they stick together.
Form your balls based on the size of your pet. Small pets = small balls, large pets = large balls.
Free Apple and Cranberry NO Bake Dog Treat Recipe
These 10 minute easy to make no bake apple and cranberry homemade dog treats are a dog's favorite treat.
- 6 heaping Tablespoons of Quick oats (Split)
- 2 T dried cranberries
- ¼ of a red delicious apple
- 1 T water
- Grate a fourth of an apple.
- Put 4 T oats into the food processor and chop it up.
- Add the cranberries into the processor and grind until small pieces.
- Add 2 tablespoons of the unground oats and the shredded apple. Then mix in by hand.
- Add water if needed to get to a consistency to stick together.
- Form balls based on the size of your pet.
Before rolling push the contents together to get it to stick, then roll the balls.
Enjoy your Apple and Cranberry No Bake Dog Treats.