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Easy Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe

When you want the very best for your pets, you will soon find yourself buying or making dog food and pet treats with ingredients that are also safe enough for you to eat, too.

This easy dehydrator dog treats recipe uses wholesome ingredients from your kitchen that you know and love and can pronounce. Dehydrating the dog treats makes a crispy snack that can be stored for longer than baked dog treats.

Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe with dog leash and picture of dog on table

You may also be interested in this air fryer dog treats recipe, as well.

Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe

Makes: 60-75 treats of various sizes | Prep Time: 10 minutes | Dehydrator Time: 8-12 hours


  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 banana
  • ¼ cup bacon grease (either liquid or solid)
  • 3 tbsp peanut butter, smooth or crunchy
  • 4 eggs
Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe supplies on white background



Step 1

In a bowl, combine eggs, bacon grease and banana.

Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe Step 1

Step 2

Add in the flour, cornmeal, oats, and peanut butter. Mix together until thick like a cookie batter.

Add additional flour if needed to thicken the batter.

Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe Step 2

Step 3

Flour your work surface and roll dough to 1/4” thick. Use cookie cutters to cut out shapes.

Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe Step 3

Step 4

Place the dough on dehydrator mats. Space out the dog treats so that they are not touching and have air circulation around them.

Keep in mind that the dough will not spread during the drying process.

Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe Step 4

Step 5

Set the food dehydrator to 145° and check at 8 hours. 

Continue to dehydrate until the treats are crispy.

Dehydrator Dog Treats Recipe Step 5

Step 6

Once crispy and dry, remove the treats from the dehydrator.

Store the dog treats in an airtight container.

You can also store them in the freezer to defrost later. Or store treats in mylar bags for long-term storage. 

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Recipe for DIY dehydrated dog treats using a dehydrator.

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