This holiday dog treat recipe nurtures the bladder and urinary tract, improves digestion, supports the immune system, balances alkalinity, and offers a complete mineral boost.

Holistic, Healing and Nutritional Benefits of this dog treat recipe:

  • Cranberry juice is as good for dogs as it is for humans, with its antimicrobial properties that are especially good for the urinary tract.
  • Seaweed acts as a prebiotic, balances electrolytes, and offers more bio-available vitamins and minerals than any other vegetation.
  • Yogurt facilitates a healthy digestive system and optimizes the immune system with probiotics.
  • Ginger brings antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties while improving digestion.
  • Add the immune boosting effects of unpasteurized honey and coconut oil to add sweetness and flavor to this dog treat recipe.

Dog Treat Recipe: Cranberry Christmas Cookies

© Formulated exclusively for by Melody McKinnon

1 1/2 cups barley flour
1 1/2 cups green pea flour (or other flour substitute)
1/2 tsp unprocessed sea salt
1 tsp ginger
1 tsp ground seaweed/algae
1 egg
1 TBSP extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
2/3 cup pure, unsweetened cranberry juice
1/4 cup pure honey (Manuka Honey offers more mineral benefits)
3/4 cup plain yogurt

  1. Preheat Oven: 350F
  2. Mix all ingredients together.
  3. Roll into 1″ balls and place on cookie sheets greased with a bit of extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes or until they are lightly touched with golden brown.

We have lots of tips for natural decorating in our post, Add Naturally Festive Color to Homemade Pet Cookie Recipes.

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6 thoughts on “Canine Cranberry Christmas Cookie Recipe

  1. Our little girl hasn’t had to have any antibiotics since she started taking cranberry supplements for her chronic bladder infections. Cranberries are freaking awe4some!

  2. Très bien! If I’m gonna cook for pets I want there to be benefits & fully natural. Your recipes are always worth making all year but I” love the Christmas theme. Merci!

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