4-Ingredient Dog Donut Recipe

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If you love donuts, and who doesn’t, you might be wondering can dogs eat donuts?

Although it’s not a good idea to feed your dog human food, including regular donuts, your pet can safely enjoy his very own yummy treats if you follow the delicious dog donut recipe in this tutorial (ingredients are vet verified).

This super-simple recipe for donut dog treats is so easy to make, the whole family can join in the baking fun!

Banana Dog Donuts

Dog eating donut

Here’s how to make these delicious banana dog donuts that your pup will love!


  • 1 cup oats
  • 1/3 cup Peanut butter plus more for drizzling
  • 1 banana
  • 1 egg

Step-By-Step Instructions

Step 1 – Preheat The Oven


Start by preheating the oven to 350° F.

You want the oven nice and hot so that the donut batter begins to cook as soon as you place the trays in the oven. Alternatively, you may cook these in an air fryer.

Step 2 – Prepare The Donut Tins

tin and ingredients

You don’t want the donuts to stick to the tins as they bake, so grease each cup thoroughly with a little melted coconut oil.

Set the tin aside.

Step 3 Blend Oats To Make Oat Flour

Blend the oats in a food processor or high speed blender to make the oat flour.

Step 4 –  Combine The Ingredients

ingredients in a bowl

In a large mixing bowl, mash the banana and combine with the oat flour, egg and peanut butter. You can also do this in a stand mixer or processor.

Step 5 –  Put The Batter In The Donut Tins

Add equal quantities of batter to each cup of the donut tins. Be careful not to overfill the tins or the batter might overflow into the oven and make a horrible mess!

Step 6 – Bake!

Put the loaded donut tins into the hot oven and bake at 350° F for between 15 to 20 minutes.

To make sure that the donuts are cooked, slide a clean toothpick into one of the donuts. If the toothpick comes out clean, the donuts are cooked.

Step 7 – Remove The Donuts From The Baking Trays

Donuts on tray

Allow the donuts to cool for a few minutes in the baking trays. Once the donuts are cool enough to handle, remove them from the tin and set them on a wire rack to cool.

Step 8 – Decorate The Donuts

Yummy donuts

Drizzle the donuts with more peanut butter and a few oat flakes.

Final Thoughts

Just because your dog shouldn’t eat human snacks doesn’t mean that your canine companion has to miss out on tasty treats. Now, you and your family can have lots of fun baking these delicious doggy donuts for your beloved furry friend!

Did you enjoy this tutorial? If you did, please share this article. And if your dogs loved these donuts, please tell us how you did in the comments box below!


The ingredients list and recipe in this article are intended as a source of inspiration. Responsible owners should always exercise due care, research, and precautions when selecting products and/or ingredients intended for use by their pets. Ask your vet about your dog’s specific nutritional needs and dietary requirements, especially if they suffer from a medical condition. 

Meet our writer

Andrea is a food photographer and stylist with a lifelong love for dogs and all animals! Before discovering her passion for food photography, Andrea did a Master’s Program at the Basque Culinary Center in San Sebastian, where she learned all about restaurant administration and international gastronomy. Andrea develops recipes from scratch at home for her three dogs, who are always eager to try them.

2 thoughts on “4-Ingredient Dog Donut Recipe”

  1. I believe this recipe is missing some details. It only shows 4 ingredients but then mentions adding honey, melted coconut oil and flour to the recipe later on. How much is needed?


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