Healthy Dog Treats: No Bake Peanut Butter Oat Balls!

Healthy Dog Treats: Peanut Butter Oat Balls
  • Difficulty Level: Novice
  • Prep Time: 0 Min
  • Cook Time: 5 Min

SlimPaws Food Scientist Joanne Levin is cracking open her canine cookbook to share these healthy dog treats with you! These healthy dog treats require no baking, simple everyday ingredients, and of course, are low calorie! These No-Bake Peanut Butter Oat Balls are the first of multiple recipes for treats Joanne will share with SlimPaws readers. You can find more recipes here.  These treats are incredibly easy to make and dogs LOVE to eat them!


  • 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 1/4 cup oats
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup water


Step 1: In a large bowl combine peanut butter, oats, and cinnamon. Add water as needed until mixture is smooth and malleable

Step 2: Once combined begin rolling mixture into round balls, size according to your dog’s preferences.

Step 3: Store in an airtight container and store in a refrigerator or freezer.

Why These Healthy Dog Treats?

Peanut butter is a well-loved treat for dogs, adding in the healthy oats and cinnamon and you have an easy to make, healthy dog treat. These easy to form peanut butter oat balls store for at least a week in the refrigerator or longer in the freezer. Because they are easy to work with they are a healthy way to hide medicine your dog refuses to take.

How Can I Tell What Treats Are Best for My Dog?

SlimPaws always recommends giving your dog low calorie treats with healthy ingredients whenever possible. Those could be the recipes you find on our site but SlimPaws also offers a variety of healthy Petality treats that can be found right here on our site. Either way make sure your dog’s treats or give them premade treats, make sure they either contain or use high-quality ingredients.

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