This Peanut Butter Treat Recipe is Grain Free So Your Dog Can Enjoy Treats Again

This peanut butter treat recipe is grain free. So many dogs are allergic to wheat these days or other grains you need alternatives.

Luckily, specialty flours are easier to get these days.

Chester is a lab.  He's Sammy's new housemate I get at least one request a week for more grain free dog treat recipes. Over 5 years, that's a lot of requests ;)

Here's one recent experiment with a peanut butter dog recipe.

Sammy and his new housemate Chester ranked it “two paws up” judging from their eager eating.

Peanut Butter Dog Treat Recipe


  • 3 cups Garbanzo & Fava Bean flour*

  • ½ cup of organic peanut butter

  • 1 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • Directions:

    Preheat the oven to 350 F.

    Combine all your ingredients into a food processor and pulse for 20 seconds, scrape down the sides and pulse again until everything is mixed.

    Then, using a spoon, just spoon out the dough onto cookie sheets.

    These are like drop cookies. You can make them larger or smaller as you like.

    If you have a big dog, make them bigger, maybe even using two spoonfuls per dog treat.

    If you have a small dog, use less dough to make smaller dog treats—you're in control of the size :)

    Bake for 20 minutes.

    You can store these at room temperature for 2-3 weeks or in the refrigerator for up to 6 weeks. You can also make extra and freeze them!

    *If you're not familiar with garbanzo and fava bean flour—it's simply ground beans—garbanzo beans and fava beans.

    It's gluten free (Bob's Red Mill makes this—carried at Whole Foods, Wegman's and other groceries. You can also order it online) garbanzo and fava bean flour

    It worked great in this peanut butter treat recipe for dogs who are allergic to wheat or grain.

    I just switched regular flour out in exchange for the bean flour. The dogs didn't seem to notice the change.

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