Homemade Dog Treats

Dogs are truly man’s best friend. Surprise them after your next hike with these tasty homemade treats!


  • 4c rolled oats
  • ⅓c peanut butter
  • 1c grated sweet potato
  • 1 egg
  • 1 banana


Step 1: Put the rolled oats in a food processor and blend until the oats are a coarse flour.

Step 2: Place ground oats in a medium mixing bowl. Add the remaining ingredients and mix by hand until they are fully incorporated.

Step 3: Place the mixture on a lightly floured surface or parchment paper and roll out to about a ¼” thick. 

Step 4: If you have a small fun cookie cutter feel free to use it, or just cut into small squares.

Step 5: Bake in the oven at 350 degrees for 15 min. Cooking time can vary on the size of the treat. Bake until the edges are a golden brown.

Remember to keep your dogs on leashes and pick up after them when enjoying CVNP!

Share photos of your homemade dog treats with us on social media using #forcvnp or by tagging us!

You can also email your creations to us at connect@forcvnp.org for a chance to have them featured on our website and social media channels!

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