Homemade Pumpkin Cookies

Homemade Pumpkin Cookies

You know what's scary? We're officially 1 week away from Halloween (!) No matter what your festive activities may consist throughout the week & weekend, be sure to make some spooky treats to share with your dog. This recipe is easy to make and has so many health benefits for your dog. 


These yummy dog-friendly treats are gluten-free, grain-free, and vegan. Perfect dog cookie to bake throughout the fall season. Beware: they will smell so good, you may want to try a few for yourself! Recipe makes about 25 cookies total.

 Prep Time 10 minutes

 Cook Time 35 minutes

 Total Time 45 minutes


  • 1 flax egg 1T ground flax seed + 3T water
  • ¼ cup Blackstrap molasses
  • ½ cup pumpkin puree not pumpkin pie filling
  • 1 T coconut oil melted
  • ¼ cup of water
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 ½ cups chickpea flour
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp baking powder


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Whisk together the ground flaxseed and water and set aside to gel for 10 minutes while you get the remaining ingredients together.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the flax egg, molasses, pumpkin puree, coconut oil, water, and cinnamon until combined.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients and stir together until a soft dough forms.
  5. Using a 1-tablespoon cookie scoop, place balls onto the cookie sheet and flatten slightly with a fork.
  6. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until hard like a biscuit, but not burnt.*
  7. Store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to a week.
  8. Enjoy!

Recipe Note: If the cookies are starting to brown too much, turn the oven temperature off and leave the cookies in the oven to continue cooking at a lower temperature and check on them frequently. If they are on their way to burning, take them out of the oven, but leave on the cookie sheet to continue cooking a bit longer.

Recipe courtesy of longhaultrekkers.com

Happy Baking!

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