3 Easy All-Year Pumpkin Recipes for Dogs

3 Easy All-Year Pumpkin Recipes for Dogs

If you’re wondering if pumpkin for dogs is a good idea then you’re going to want to get that info from our Feeding Pumpkin for Dog’s Upset Stomach, Diarrhea and Digestive Health Guide. If you’re just searching for some awesome homemade pumpkin dog treats recipes then look no further! 

Health Benefits Of Pumpkin

Pumpkin is an awesome source of fiber and has proven to be helpful for dogs with  gastrointestinal issues. Pumpkin also contains minerals like potassium, copper, manganese, iron, magnesium, and phosphorus; vitamins A, C, B, E, and enzymes that are often used in digestive aids for nausea and diarrhea. Among many other health benefits, pumpkin is our favorite winter superfood

These 3 are some of our favorites (with an added bonus meal at the end!) - let us know if you make them and how they turn out for you!

Soft-Baked Pumpkin & Peanut Butter Cookies for Dogs

peanut butter pumpkin cookies for dogs

Probably the easiest pumpkin dog treats recipe you will ever make is these peanut butter pumpkin dog treats - they are so tasty you could even eat them too! 

Chef: Kiki Kane

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Yield: 60 cookies

Category: Anytime treats


  • 1 ¾ cups of oat flour *Pro-tip: you can make your own by grinding rolled oats for about a minute in the food processor
  • 1 cup pumpkin puree - plain pumpkin, not pie filling
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter - make sure your peanut butter does not contain xylitol, it is a sweetener that is poisonous to dogs


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl or food processor and mix until combined.
  3. Roll cookie dough into balls with your hands (it’s ok to very lightly oil them to avoid a sticky mess) then use a fork to gently press in the classic peanut butter cookie crosshatch pattern.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until just starting to brown on the edges. Longer baking times will make a crisper cookie, whereas shorter baking time makes for softer, chewier cookies.

Pumpkin No-Spice Latte

pumpkin latte for dogs

While this no-spice latte may not be our cup of tea, we think you’ll be hard pressed to find your four legged bestie turning their nose up at it! 

Chef: Janelle Leeson

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Yield: ½ cup

Category: Special Occasion


Pumpkin No-Spice Latte:

  • 1 tbsp pure pumpkin puree (no spices, not pumpkin filling) 
  • 1 tsp dehydrated goat milk (raw goat milk can work as a substitute for water and dehydrated goat milk)
  • 1/4 cup water ( if you don’t have raw goat milk
  • Pet-friendly bone broth cubes or ice cubes

Pet-Friendly “Whipped Cream”

  • 1/8 water + 1 tbsp
  • 1 tsp dehydrated goat milk (or substitute water and dehydrated goat milk with raw goat milk)
  • 1 tsp unflavored gelatin

Necessary Equipment

  • Small mixing bowl and microwave-safe bowl
  • Food processor or blender
  • Electric mixer or immersion blender
  • Optional: freezer-safe serving cups


  1. If adding pet-friendly “whipped cream,” prepare by chilling your small mixing bowl and beaters in the freezer for about 10–15 minutes. Meanwhile, bloom the gelatin.
  2. In a small, microwave-safe bowl, bloom 1 tsp unflavored gelatin with 1 tbsp cold water. Let sit, for about five minutes, until thick and gel-like.
  3. While the gelatin is blooming, make the pumpkin no-spice latte by placing the pumpkin puree, goat milk, and water in a blender or food processor. Add ice or frozen bone broth, blending and adding more ice until desired texture is reached. Set aside in the fridge to keep cool and prepare the “whipped cream” topping.
  4. In the mixing bowl that has been chilled in the freezer, combine goat milk and 1/8 cup of water. Blend with an electric mixer until foamy.
  5. Heat the bloomed gelatin in the microwave for a few seconds, just until the mixture is liquid but not hot.
  6. Still beating the goat milk, slowly add the liquid bloomed gelatin. Beat until foamy and thickened, then place it in the freezer for about five minutes to form soft peaks.
  7. Pour the blended pumpkin no-spice latte into small serving cups or your cat’s favorite bowl. Top with a dollop of “whipped cream.”


*When served, this recipe will be slushy but not frozen. For a warm or room temperature treat, just substitute warm or room temp broth or water for the ice cubes, and blend to your desired consistency.

Leftover pumpkin no-spice latte and whipped topping can be frozen and defrosted.

Great Pumpkin Soup

pumpkin soup for dogs

This homemade pumpkin soup is delicious and packed with nutritional benefits that you and your pup can both enjoy! 

Chef: Kymythy Schultze

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Category: Special Occasion


  • 2 cups fresh pumpkin, peeled and diced (or use canned if fresh isn’t available)
  • 1 ½  cups of bone broth (homemade bone broth is best if you are making it for you and your pup)
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • Puree 1 ripe avocado, peeled and pitted
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup raw pumpkin seeds
  • 1 teaspoon ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ceylon cinnamon


Place all ingredients in a food processor or blender and puree thoroughly. Serve at room temperature or slightly warm for dogs (you may find that you enjoy it a bit warmer, especially during cold weather).

  • For your dog, add a small amount over food or use a small amount on its own for tummy trouble.
  • For yourself, pour into bowls and garnish with a sprinkle of chopped pumpkin seeds, if desired.

This soup can be used as a topper on your dog’s meal while you pour yourself a bowl of this comforting & nutritious goodness as well.

Ready Made Pumpkin Meal - Pumpkin No Spice Dog Meal

Kafka's Organic Pumpkin No Spice

While cooking is fun once in a while for our dogs, sometimes we just want the benefits of superfoods without having to do it ourselves and that's ok. We like making things easy for people and our Pumpkin No Spice meal for dogs does just that. 


  • Lean Ground Beef (BC),
  • Pumpkin
  • Kabocha Squash
  • Organic Kale
  • Organic Carrots
  • Egg Shell Powder
  • Bone Broth
  • Omega-3 Fish Oil
  • Organic Safflower Oil
  • Organic Flaxseed Oil
  • Kafka's Vitamin & Mineral Blend
  • Organic Kelp


  • Order and wait for delivery 
  • Once delivery arrives, thaw on counter (if feeding immediately) or in your fridge overnight
  • After food is thawed, dish out and serve

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