5 Easy Frozen Homemade Dog Treat Recipes

September 6, 2023

Pug dog licking watermelon popsicle outside in grass

We love making these frozen, homemade dog treat recipes for our dogs on a hot summer’s day! It is so easy to create your own frozen dog treats at home, and you likely have many ingredients on hand. These dog treat recipes are simple – pick a liquid base like yogurt, applesauce, mashed watermelon, etc., add a dog-friendly fruit or vegetable, blend and pour into your favorite mold, freeze for a couple of hours, and voila! You have the perfect summer treat for your dog!  Below we’ve listed some of our go-to frozen treat recipes. 

Dog with watermelon banana popsicle frozen treat

Watermelon Banana Pops

Slice a banana into ¼ inch pieces. Blend the watermelon until liquid. Place sliced bananas in a popsicle tray and pour the watermelon purée over the banana to the brim of each mold. You can put a dog treat in as the popsicle stick if desired. Freeze for 2-3 hours. 

What You’ll Need:

Frozen kong dog toy with peanut butter and banana

Peanut Butter and Banana Kong

A classic combination that humans and dogs can enjoy. Mash half of a banana with two tablespoons of peanut butter and slather in a kong. Freeze the kong for a couple of hours or overnight. Bon appetit!

What You’ll Need:

Frozen Mini Dog Treat Bones

Applesauce Dog Bones

Blend applesauce with yogurt and peanut butter. Place the mixture in a treat mold of your choice and freeze for 2-3 hours. 

What You’ll Need:

  • ½ cup plain yogurt
  • 1 cup unsweetened applesauce 
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • Treat mold

cute dog with frozen treat popsicle

Pumpkin Apple Pupsicles 

Dice apples or place them in a food processor. Blend with pumpkin purée and pour in a popsicle mold. Use chicken jerky in place of a popsicle stick if desired. 

What You’ll Need:

Frozen Strawberries with Yogurt frozen dog treats

Yogurt Covered Strawberries

Wash the strawberries gently and remove the stems. Prepare a baking sheet with parchment paper. Then dip whole strawberries into yogurt and place on the tray. Drizzle with honey. Freeze for a couple of hours. Yogurt won’t have the same smooth aesthetic as chocolate, but we bet your dog won’t complain

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 cup strawberries
  • 1 cup plain or Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • Baking sheet
  • Parchment paper

We hope your pup enjoys these homemade dog treat recipes as much as we do! Check out our blog post here for more ways to keep your dog cool in the Dallas heat!

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