Dog Treat Recipes to Celebrate Easter

Posted by Erin Ballinger

This Easter Sunday, include Fido in your holiday celebrations with these dog food recipes featuring our favorite sweet and savory Easter treats. They're simple to make, and most of the ingredients are probably already in your kitchen.

Doggone Deviled Eggs

Your dog will dig these deviled eggs. Photo by Erin Ballinger

These eggs will be a welcome addition to Fido’s Easter dinner!

Ingredients

  • 3 hard-boiled eggs
  • 3 tablespoons plain, full-fat greek yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, dried or freshly chopped

Instructions

  1. Peel boiled eggs and cut in half lengthwise.
  2. Remove yolks and mash with a fork in a bowl. Mix in yogurt and parsley to the yolk mixture until smooth and creamy. You can add a couple of drops of water or additional yogurt if desired.
  3. Spoon or pipe mixture into each egg and garnish with additional parsley.

Carrot Pupcakes

What’s up, dog? Photo by Erin Ballinger

Who says carrots are just for rabbits? Your pup will be so “hoppy” with these cakes!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • Dash of cinnamon 1 tablespoon maple syrup Neufchâtel cheese aka low-fat cream cheese

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a muffin tin with paper liners.
  2. Combine flour, baking powder and cinnamon in a bowl. In a second bowl, mix together pumpkin, applesauce, oil, egg and shredded carrots. Combine the wet and dry ingredients and mix for 2 minutes.
  3. Spoon the batter into the muffin tins until they are ½ to ⅔ full.
  4. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes, or until cooked through. Remove from the oven and cool completely before frosting.
  5. While the pupcakes cool, make the icing. Mix room temperature Neufchâtel cheese with the maple syrup until blended and smooth.
  6. Spread over each pupcake. Garnish with a carrot slice and a sprinkle of cinnamon.

Frozen Yogurt Eggs

These chilly treats are really egg-ceptional! Photo by Erin Ballinger

These delicious and nutritious fro-yo eggs will have your pooch begging for more!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup full-fat, plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup chopped strawberries and blueberries

Tools

An egg-shaped silicone candy mold (like this Bunny and Egg Silicone Mold on Amazon)

Instructions

  1. Arrange chopped berries inside the molds.
  2. Fill each mold with yogurt.
  3. Place in freezer for 1 hour or until set.
  4. Remove from molds and serve cold!

Carob Bunnies

Fido will hop for joy for these treats! Photo by Erin Ballinger

Carob is a dog-friendly version of chocolate. Fill his Easter basket with these sweet treats!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup carob chips (depending on the size of the molds)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil

Tools

A bunny-shaped silicone candy mold

Instructions

  1. Place 1/2 cup of carob chips in a microwave-safe glass bowl.
  2. Microwave at 50% power in 30 second increments until melted.
  3. Pour into molds and let set at room temperature for at least 4 hours.
  4. Store in a cool, dark place and serve for up to 2 months.

What are you serving Fido for Easter? Leave a comment or tweet us @BringFido!

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