Easter Treats Safe for Your Pup: DIY Recipes Without Chocolate

Easter Treats Safe for Your Pup: DIY Recipes Without Chocolate

Easter is a time for celebration, and that includes finding special treats for your furry friend to enjoy alongside the family. While chocolate is off-limits for dogs due to its toxicity, there are plenty of other delicious and dog-friendly ingredients you can use to create homemade Easter treats. In this blog post, we'll share some DIY recipes that are safe and delightful for dogs to enjoy during the Easter festivities.

Peanut Butter Easter Eggs:

  • 1/2 cup natural peanut butter (make sure it does not contain xylitol)
  • 1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon honey (optional)
  • Unsweetened coconut flakes or crushed dog biscuits for coating (optional)


  1. In a bowl, mix together the peanut butter, Greek yogurt, and honey until well combined.

  2. Roll the mixture into small egg shapes and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.

  3. If desired, roll the peanut butter eggs in unsweetened coconut flakes or crushed dog biscuits for added texture and flavor.

  4. Place the baking sheet in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes to allow the peanut butter eggs to firm up.

  5. Once firm, remove the peanut butter Easter eggs from the refrigerator and serve to your pup as a tasty Easter treat!

Carrot and Apple Pupcakes:
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 cup grated apple
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour or oat flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • Plain Greek yogurt for frosting (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the grated carrots, grated apple, egg, and melted coconut oil.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the whole wheat flour or oat flour and baking powder.
  4. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and mix until well combined.
  5. Divide the batter evenly among the muffin cups, filling each about two-thirds full.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow the pupcakes to cool completely before frosting with plain Greek yogurt, if desired.
  8. Serve the carrot and apple pupcakes to your dog as a special Easter treat!

This Easter, treat your pup to homemade goodies made with love and safe ingredients. Whether you whip up peanut butter Easter eggs or carrot and apple pupcakes, your furry friend is sure to appreciate the delicious and dog-friendly treats made just for them. Wishing you and your dog a happy and tail-wagging Easter celebration!

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