Peanut Butter Ice Cream for Dogs Recipe

You scream, I scream, we all (including your pup!) scream for ice cream. When the weather turns hot and sticky, treat your furry best friend to a frosty treat. This homemade ice cream recipe uses ingredients that are not only safe for your pet, they're also healthy.

Cute Dog Enjoying Peanut Butter Ice Cream for Dogs

Cute Dog Enjoying Peanut Butter Ice Cream for Dogs

H. Camille Smith

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  • 2 cups plain, nonfat yogurt
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 package apples and chicken baby food
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • small paper treat cups wide enough to accommodate your pup's muzzle (available at party supply or craft store)
  • wax paper

Yield: 6–8 cups (dependent on the size of cup used)


1: Place 1 cup peanut butter in a microwavable container and heat for 20 seconds to slightly melt the peanut butter which will make it easier to blend. Add all ingredients to a large bowl and stir to thoroughly blend (Image 1). Spoon or pour mixture into treat cups, till about 2/3 full (Image 2). Note: the mixture will expand a bit as it freezes.

2: Tap cups on counter to settle ingredients, then place them on a flat surface in the freezer. Allow to freeze for a minimum of 3-4 hours.

3: Remove from freezer and cover the now-solid cups of ice cream with wax paper so the cups can be stacked to take up less freezer space. Optional: If you like, you can even make cute lids with coordinating card stock. Using an empty treat cup as a stencil, trace around the top and sketch a pull tab onto one side. Cut out the shape with scissors, being sure to cut about 1/2" inside your pencil line so the lid will slide down into the treat cup.

4: Return ice cream cups to freezer, they'll keep indefinitely making it easy to treat your pup to a lip-smackin' frozen treat anytime.

Cute Dog Licking Her Lips

Cute Dog Licking Her Lips

H. Camille Smith

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