These homemade dog popsicles are a cool, refreshing treat for your furry friend in the summertime! Made with simple nutritious ingredients like frozen fruit, plain Greek yogurt, and swirled with creamy peanut butter. Keep a batch frozen in your freezer for those hot days!

Thank you Wellness Pet Company for sponsoring this blog post. I’m grateful to partner with brands I love to cook with, and all opinions are my own.

4 purple popsicles shaped like paws in a white baking dish filled with ice cubes

As a Registered Dietitian and dog lover, I really enjoy learning about nutrition for dogs and making simple, healthy treats for my dog, Coby. He loves the taste of vanilla ice cream and whipped cream, but I know those foods are not the most nutritious for dogs to eat. I wanted to make him a healthier dog treat he can enjoy on a warm summer day – these fruit, yogurt, and peanut butter swirl pupsicles!

You need just a handful of simple ingredients to make these homemade dog popsicles like frozen fruit and plain Greek yogurt. The pupsicles are swirled with creamy peanut butter and Wellness CORE Bowl Boosters® Functional Toppers for an added boost of nutrients and crunch your pup will love!

Bowl Boosters are crafted with wholesome grains and freeze dried meats, fruits, and vegetables. They are a delicious way to add flavor and texture to your dog’s meals, as well as important nutrients. I usually add a sprinkle of Bowl Boosters to Coby’s meals, but this is a fun and unique way for him to enjoy them.

Humans deserve treats, too! Make these refreshing blueberry matcha avocado popsicles for humans!

Dog popsicles ingredients measured out on a grey backdrop

Ingredients in peanut butter swirl dog popsicles

Here is everything you need to make this dog popsicle recipe:

This recipe makes about eight dog popsicles, so you can make a batch today to have in your freezer for the summer. They only take about 10 minutes to prepare, and this recipe is easy to make for all levels.

Kitchen tools needed

To make this recipe, you need a blender and popsicle molds. You will also need wooden popsicle sticks or a stick-shaped treat like bully sticks, biscuits, carrot sticks, or celery.

Coby is a gentle eater, but if your dog is a chomper, I do not recommend using a wooden popsicle stick to avoid a choking hazard.

What can I use instead of popsicle molds?

If you don’t have popsicle molds, you can use paper cups or a reusable ice cube tray to freeze the dog popsicles.

Purple dog popsicles shaped like paws in a white dish with ice cubes, surrounded by small dog treats and a dish towel

Ingredient substitution ideas

You can use pretty much any dog safe food to make dog popsicles! If you don’t have these exact ingredients on hand, feel free to substitute any human food that dogs can eat. Here are some examples of foods you can include, as well as foods unsafe for dogs that you should avoid using:

Foods Dogs Can Eat (Safe)Foods Dogs Cannot Eat (Avoid)
ApplesAvocado
CantaloupeCherries
MangoGrapes
OrangesTomatoes
PeachesLemons
PearsLimes
Pumpkin
Watermelon
Carrots

If your dog doesn’t tolerate yogurt, you can add an extra banana to the recipe and eliminate the yogurt.

4 purple popsicles shaped like paws in a white baking dish filled with ice cubes

How to make homemade dog popsicles

  1. Blend together frozen banana, frozen berries, Greek yogurt, and water until smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into popsicle molds, filling about 3/4 full.
  3. Sprinkle in about a tablespoon of Wellness CORE Bowl Boosters® Functional Toppers into each popsicle mold.
  4. Spoon a dollop of peanut butter into each popsicle mold.
  5. Use a butter knife to swirl the Bowl Boosters and peanut butter around in each popsicle.
  6. Add the popsicle sticks or stick-shaped treats.
  7. Freeze for a minimum of 3 hours, until the popsicles are frozen through.
  8. Hold the popsicle for your dog to lick!

Dog popsicles can get messy, so you should let your dog enjoy their popsicle outside or on a hard surface where they can lick up the drippings.

Light red colored poodle licking a purple dog popsicle

Greek yogurt nutrition benefits

Plain Greek yogurt is a highly nutritious food for humans. Most dogs can tolerate yogurt just fine, and provides nutrition benefits for them when eaten in moderation. Greek yogurt is a high quality source of protein, calcium, and other micronutrients like Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, riboflavin, and pantothenic acid.

Greek yogurt also contains probiotics – good bacteria that live in our guts that have many health benefits. Probiotics aid in digestion, immune function, and can help reduce inflammation.

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4 purple popsicles shaped like paws in a white baking dish filled with ice cubes

Peanut Butter Swirl Dog Popsicles

  • Author: Alex Aldeborgh
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 hours freeze time
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 8 dog popsicles 1x
  • Category: snack
  • Method: No Bake

Description

These homemade dog popsicles are a cool, refreshing treat for your furry friend in the summertime! Made with simple nutritious ingredients like frozen fruit, plain Greek yogurt, and swirled with creamy peanut butter. Keep a batch frozen in your freezer for those hot days!


Ingredients

Scale

Instructions

  1. Add frozen banana, frozen berries, Greek yogurt, and water to a blender.
  2. Blend on high for about 30 seconds, until everything is combined and completely smooth – like a smoothie!
  3. Pour the mixture into eight popsicle molds, filling 3/4 of the way full.
  4. Use a spoon to add 1 tsp of peanut butter to each popsicle.
  5. Sprinkle some Bowl Boosters into each popsicle.
  6. Use a butter knife to swirl the peanut butter and Bowl Boosters pieces around.
  7. Add popsicle sticks/stick-shaped treats and freeze the pops for at least 3 hours until frozen through.
  8. Pop them out of the molds and let your dog enjoy!

Notes

Kitchen tools needed

To make this recipe, you need a blender and popsicle molds. You will also need wooden popsicle sticks or a stick-shaped treat like bully sticks, Milk Bones, carrot sticks, or celery. Coby is a gentle eater, but if your dog is a chomper, I do not recommend using a wooden popsicle stick to avoid a choking hazard.

What can I use instead of popsicle molds?

If you don’t have popsicle molds, you can use paper cups or a reusable ice cube tray to freeze the dog popsicles.

Dog popsicles can get messy, so you should let your dog enjoy their popsicle outside or on a hard surface where they can lick up the drippings.

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