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11 Dog Treats Almost Too Cute for Your Dog to Eat

By Cuteness Team
October 24, 2019 • 3 min. read
tray of cookies
Cute cookie cutters can transform a simple recipe into adorable biscuit treats. Photo credit: J Fellows, Cuteness

Creating your own gourmet dog treats is actually a lot easier than it looks, and chances are you have most of the ingredients in your pantry already. Take a look at this collection of adorable, healthy dog treats that are almost too cute for your dog to eat.

tray of dog donut treats
Delicious yogurt frosted donuts that no dog will be able to resist. Credit: Irresistible Pets

Irresistible Dog Donuts

What is more delicious than a meat-flavored cookie shaped like a donut, and then topped with yummy yogurt and sprinkles? Absolutely nothing! Every dog deserves a gourmet snack, regardless of the occasion.

Cookies with paw prints
Credit: Martha Stewart

Paw-Print Dog Treats

These simple dog treats get a gourmet look by simply imprinting a paw print by hand, and glazing with chicken stock. Who knew something so adorable could be so easy to create!

Mini cookie cutters could be used to imprint additional designs, instead of the paw print.

Dog biscotti
Credit: Dog Treat Kitchen

Pumpkin Biscotti for Dogs

Crunchy, thick sliced biscotti isn’t just for people anymore! These pumpkin biscotti treats are just like the real deal! Pumpkin is not only a healthy ingredient for dogs, but it is also a seasonal favorite for Fall.

Try adding a cream cheese drizzle for a more gourmet look.

Pretzels for dogs
Try adding crumbled bacon or cheese for added flavor that your dog is sure to love. Credit: Brown Eyed Baker

Sweet Potato Pretzels for Dogs

I can’t think of anything more fun to give as a gift than a dog treat that looks like a delicious soft baked pretzel. These pretzels are packed full of nutrients from sweet potatoes and flax seed, making them a healthy treat that your dog will gobble right up!

Pupcakes for dogs
Try decorating with cream cheese or peanut butter for additional yummy flavors. Credit: Miss Candiquik

Apple Crunch Pupcakes

The next time your dog has a birthday try baking him his very own cupcakes. These Apple Crunch Pupcakes are made with fresh apples and honey: a delicious and healthy cupcake that the birthday boy will devour.

Stack of peanut butter dog cookies
Credit: The Novice Chef

Peanut Butter Sandwich Dog Treats

Nutter Butters for dogs — how delicious do these sound?

Creamy peanut butter sandwiched between 2 soft, chewy peanut butter cookies…. Is your mouth watering yet? Hold on! These treats are just for the dogs!

cinnamon rolls for dogs
Credit: Pet Coupon Savings

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls for Dogs

Spicy cinnamon and yummy icing. Few things are better than that.

What better way to spoil your dog on a Sunday morning than whipping up a batch of these bad boys. Made with coconut oil, these treats are great for keeping your dogs’ coat soft and shiny.

Apple bacon biscuits
Use seasonal shaped sprinkles for holidays. Credit: Munchin with Munchkin

Apple Bacon Dog Treats

These yummy bones are packed full of healthy and delicious ingredients your dog is sure to love. Keep them simple or top with cream cheese and sprinkles for a gourmet treat cute enough for gift giving.

Peanut Butter balls.
Credit: Pretty Fluffy

No-Bake Puppy Peanut Butter Balls

For dogs on medication, try using these as a “Pill Pocket” to hide pills in.

A fun, no-bake treat that even your kids can help make! These treats are completely customizable. Add in your dogs’ favorite fruits or veggies, or even roll them in coconut!

BBQ for dogs
Credit: 2 Little Bostons

BBQ Cookout Dog Treats

A crunchy, meaty treat that your dog is sure to love.

What better way to spoil your dog than with a meaty treat, covered in dog-friendly barbecue sauce? These crunchy cookies will make any dog beg for more! A fun treat to bring to a cookout or any summer themed party.

Ice cream for dogs
Credit: First Home Love Life

Homemade Doggy Ice Cream

What better way to cool down, than with some delicious, creamy ice cream? Made with things you are sure to already have in the house, this recipe is a guaranteed winner!

Try making these in small Dixie cups with rawhide “sticks” for a fun Popsicle treat.

Want more treat ideas for your pup? Check out Frozen Dog Treats Recipe, Dog Treat Recipes for Sensitive Tummies, and 10 Spooky Homemade Halloween Treats For Dogs at!

This article is provided by Cuteness—the go to destination for passionate pet parents. Cuteness has answers to all of your health, training, and behavior questions – as well as the cutest, funniest, and most inspiring pet stories from all over the world.

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