These simple, 5-ingredient treats will win the hearts of your pup. These peanut butter and oats energy balls for dogs are quick and easy to make, and they take just 15 minutes!
This recipe is easy to make, tasty, and just what your dog's cravings require. While you are making them, you can even snack on the dough.
Plus the kids can help to make this recipe. It's even fun to lick their fingers while they work on it.
When making these dog treats, they don't need to be rolled perfectly. Our pets, especially, do not expect the perfect energy ball, since they just want to gobble them up as quickly as possible.
You probably already have the ingredients for this recipe in your pantry.
If you don't have the time to roll out dough and cut shapes for your pets, but still want to provide them with healthy snacks, this recipe is for you.
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🥜 Peanut Butter for Dogs
A common guilty pleasure shared by humans and dogs everywhere is peanut butter.
This delicious peanut butter treat is quick to make and perfect for your dog and you this summer. Grab a piece for yourself or use it as a treat for you and your pup.
Making my dog treats has also been a huge money-saver because I’m always stocking up on dog treats.
Besides, isn’t it even better when you don’t have to turn on the oven? For this one, all you need is a mixer.
However, what I really like about these treats is that they can be chilled or frozen, making them the perfect midday snack to help keep your pup energized.
Best of all, these treats are loaded with oats, which is a great source of fiber and helps keep digestion regular.
These treats may need to be placed out of reach, as your pet will surely eat them all!
🐶 Peanut Butter and Oats Energy Balls for Dogs
Peanut Butter Energy Balls for Dogs
This peanut butter filled dog treat is a great way to get your pooch to eat more dog food, and it’s healthy for them too!
📋 Ingredient Notes
Old-Fashioned Oats & Creamy Dog Safe Peanut Butter - Oatmeal and peanut butter are both good for your pup. These two ingredients can be combined to make homemade treats your dog will love.
You can use these treats for training, rewarding good behavior, or simply for snacking, without having to worry that they are bad for your pet.
Banana - A banana is an excellent source of potassium, vitamin C, manganese, biotin, and copper, which are all healthy for dogs; They packed bananas with potassium and vitamin C.
In addition, bananas improve your dog's ability to absorb other vitamins and promote healthy bone growth.
Freeze-dried strawberries - If you do not want to feed your pet raw strawberries, you can use frozen or dehydrated strawberries. Dog treats made with strawberries are flavorful and include beneficial nutrients.
Fresh strawberries can also be used as an ingredient in homemade dog treats.
Honey - Especially when baked into homemade treats, a small quantity of honey is fine, just avoid giving the dog too many, or he will begin to beg for more!
- Mix peanut butter, banana, and honey in a bowl. Add oatmeal and freeze-dried strawberries and stir.
- Use your hands to roll the mixture into bite sized balls.
- Place balls on a cookie sheet lined with wax or parchment paper.
- Store in a covered container in the refrigerator until ready to eat.
These make a great snack for your dog at any time of the day or really anytime you want to give them a healthy snack to tide them over until meal time.
👩🏻🍳 Printable Peanut Butter and Oats Energy Balls for Dogs Recipe
These Peanut Butter and Jelly Energy Bites are a delicious way to get your pups energy up or just to give them a special treat.
- 1 cup old fashioned oats
- ½ cup creamy peanut butter
- ¼ cup mashed banana
- ½ cup organic freeze-dried strawberries
- 2 Tablespoons honey
Mix together peanut butter, banana, and honey in a bowl. Add oatmeal and freeze dried strawberries and stir to combine.
Use your hands to roll the mixture into bite sized balls. If the mixture sticks to your hands you can coat your hands with a little oil or cooking spray. If the mixture seems a little dry you can add a bit more mashed banana. If it’s too wet, add a little more rolled oats.
Place balls on a cookie sheet lined with wax or parchment paper.
Store in a covered container in the refrigerator until ready to eat.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 54Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 26mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 2g
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