Pumpkin Treats for Pets and People

Looking for an easy festive treat for your pup that you can also enjoy? Look no further.

This small batch cookie treat recipe is gluten free, dairy free, low carbohydrate, high protein and only has an 8 min bake time!

Since they are all plant based, your pup’s portions should be limited, but you can eat as many as you want.

To make these even more dog friendly, add ¼ c non-defatted liver powder


Festive Pumpkin Cookies

✅1 cup almond flour

✅ 2 Tbsp chia seeds

✅ 1 tsp cinnamon

✅ ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice

✅ 1 tsp baking soda

✅ 3 Tbsp maple syrup

✅ ¼ c pumpkin or butternut squash puree

✅ 2 Tbsp butter, softened

✅ 1 egg

✅ 1 tsp vanilla extract

✅ ½ c dried cranberries or pumpkin seeds

✅ Sea Salt for garnish, if desired

1. First, preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Line a baking pan

with parchment paper.

2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together almond flour, chia seeds,

cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice, and baking soda (and liver powder if


3. Then, add in all remaining ingredients except cranberries or

pumpkin seeds. Stir to combine. ( Once I combined all the ingredients I felt like the batter was too watery so I added more flour until I got it to a consistency I could hold and mold )

4. Once a thick batter has formed, fold in cranberries or pumpkinseeds.

5.Use a cookie scoop to scoop 1 inch balls of dough onto lined baking


6. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set in the middle.

7. Remove from oven. Allow cookies to cool on pan for 5 minutes.

Then transfer carefully to a wire rack to cool.

8. Finally, sprinkle with sea salt if desired.


– Do not over bake! These cookies will firm up as they cool.

– Store covered at room temperature for up to 4 days.

– Store in fridge for up to 7 days.

– These cookies freeze well.

– This recipe makes about 8 medium sized cookies.