No-Bake Doggy Donut Holes

by | Updated: December 4th, 2016 | Read time: 1 minute

You may have been accused of “spoiling” your pets. You don’t see it that way, of course. Actions others would classify as “going too far,” you find to be reasonable, rational and even responsible. Puppy play dates? Perfectly reasonable; Spot has energy to burn and exerting it will keep him calm later. Making healthy treats for your dog? Totally rational! You’re boosting the nutritional content of his diet, and potentially cutting back on expensive vet bills. Friends might say treating your pup with homemade donut holes is over-pampering, but you know it’s responsible. Made with pumpkin, oats, banana and flax, these treats are full of fiber, protein, potassium and omega-3s. They’ll help Spot maintain healthy skin, coat and digestion. Bonus? No baking required; just mix, scoop and chill. What could be more reasonable? Nutritious vitamins and minerals for Spot in one convenient-for-you, delicious-for-him package.
Pumpkin Donut Holes for Dogs

No-Bake Doggy Donut Holes


1-½ cup rolled oats
½ cup pumpkin
1 banana
½ Tbsp. flax


  1. Line a baking sheet or large plate with parchment paper. Set aside.
  2. In a food processor or blender, grind oats to a coarse powder.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine oats with other ingredients and mix until a dough forms. If dough is too sticky, add more ground oats.
  4. Scoop out balls, making them as small or large as your dog would like. Place balls on prepared plate and chill in fridge up to overnight.
  5. Store refrigerated for 2-3 weeks in an airtight container.