Turn Yummers into an Extra Tasty DIY Dog Treat

Written by: Care Yummers


Treating your pet to delicious and nutritious snacks helps them live their best life by your side. At Yummers, we craft all our recipes with extra crave-worthy ingredients so they eat every bite and crave more. 

A great way to use Yummers? Making homemade dog treats that are healthy and filled with flavor! Helping your dog or cat feel their best at every age starts with feeding them all-natural treats made with only the good stuff.

Creating your own homemade dog treats allows you to have full control over the ingredients. And by adding Yummers, you can make them taste irresistible! While you make these treats, you can include your pup in the fun by letting them sniff each ingredient to get them even more excited for the surprise.

DIY Cheesy Apple Treat Recipe

dog eating cheesy apple dog treat

If you’re looking for a new treat to feed your pup, you’ll love our DIY cheesy apple recipe made with our Freeze-Dried Cheddar Cheese Meal Mix-In! We’ve made this recipe extra easy to make so you can spend more time enjoying quality time with your dog. They can join you in the kitchen while you make them to help build a stronger bond. Knowing you made these treats just for your pup will help them feel even more special and loved.

In just a few minutes, you can surprise your dog with a mouth-watering treat that’s healthy and flavorful. You can feed it to them with their meal or as a special reward — they will be sure to love every bite!



  1. Slice apple
  2. Mix peanut butter and Greek yogurt together
  3. Spread yogurt/peanut butter mixture onto apple slices
  4. Dip apples into Yummers Freeze-Dried Cheddar Cheese
  5. Serve to your pup for a tasty treat they’ll love!

The Importance of Healthy Dog Treats

It can be tempting to indulge your pet by feeding them a variety of treats. But it’s important to consult with your vet and read ingredient labels to make sure you’re feeding them high-quality foods that support their health and well-being. Our mission at Yummers is to transform mealtime with nutritious, craveable recipes that help them eat a well-balanced diet full of everything they need to thrive. 

We’ve crafted our recipes for both picky pets and pets with sensitivities so you can find a recipe your dog or cat will love that caters to their specific dietary needs and preferences. Whether you’re looking for a gourmet mix-in or a supplement, we can help make every meal extra special for your pet!

Pet parent standing with dog in kitchen making treats

Mastering the Art of Dog Treat Recipes: Tips and Tricks

To become a master of dog treat recipes, a few tips and tricks can be helpful. First and foremost, get to know your dog's nutritional needs and preferences. Each dog is unique, and their dietary requirements can vary based on their age, size, breed, and health conditions. It’s important to consult with your vet to learn about the best ingredients to feed your pup.

When exploring dog treat recipes, look for ones that incorporate healthy ingredients like lean meats, vegetables, fruits, and whole grains. These foods will provide your dog with essential nutrients to help enhance their overall health. Avoid recipes that include ingredients such as chocolate, grapes, raisins, onions, garlic, and xylitol, which can be harmful to dogs.

Experimenting with various dog treat recipes can also be a fun and exciting process. You can try different ingredients and flavors to see what your dog likes best. The ultimate goal is to make treats that are not only healthy but also delicious for your pet by adding in some Yummers!

Storing and Preserving Homemade Dog Treats

After making your homemade dog treats, proper storage is crucial to maintain their freshness and quality. Generally, homemade treats can be stored in an airtight container at room temperature for about a week. If you want to keep them longer, consider refrigerating or freezing them.

When freezing homemade dog treats, it's best to freeze them separately first on a baking sheet before transferring them into a freezer bag. This prevents them from sticking together. Remember to label the bag with the date of preparation so you can keep track of their freshness.

It's important to note that the shelf life of homemade dog treats can vary based on the ingredients used. Treats made with fresh meat, for instance, have a shorter shelf life and should be used within a few days.