If your dog is anything like our Sherman, then he or she loves treats. Sherman enjoys a Frosty Paw almost every evening. (Yes, he is spoiled rotten! And we love spoiling him!)
I don’t mind buying Frosty Paws for Sherman, the problem is that our local Kroger, where I almost always purchase my groceries, has stopped carrying them.
What’s a dog Mama to do when Frosty Paws can’t be purchased where she buys groceries? Make her own!
I hoped that Sherman would like my version of a Frosty Paw and he did! Now I don’t have to worry about buying Frosty Paws for Sherman, I can make them myself.
How to Make Frozen Dog Treats (Copycat Frosty Paws)
3 Ingredients are needed to make your own Frosty Paws.
- 32 Ounces of Plain Non-Fat Yogurt
- 1 Ripe Banana
- 3 Tablespoons Peanut Butter
Your dog might like additional ingredients added to the mixture such as sweet potato puree or honey. Sherman enjoyed his treat made with just yogurt, peanut butter and a Banana.
Mix the Ingredients
Put yogurt, peanut butter, and banana in the bowl of a stand mixer. Blend until the mixture is smooth and the banana is evenly dispersed through the mixture.
Place Mixture in Containers
I found five Frosty Paw containers in our family room (don’t judge), washed them out, and spooned the mixture into each cup. I had some mixture left over and added it to two small containers that we use for leftovers.
You could also use an ice cube tray, mini muffin tin, or small paper cups as treat containers.
After about three hours in the freezer, the treats were frozen and ready to enjoy.
I didn’t take a picture of this step, but I did wrap each treat in plastic wrap after they were frozen.
Enjoy the Frozen Treats
We are in the middle of a heat wave here in Virginia and it is very hot. After Sherman’s evening walk, I thought he might enjoy a frozen treat to help him to cool off.
Can you tell that he liked it?
Sherman only ate a little of his treat after his walk, so I popped it back into the freezer so that he could enjoy more of it later.
Later in the evening when Mr. SP had his evening ice cream, Sherman had his frozen treat.
I love to watch him eat his treat. He always starts to eat his frozen treat standing up and then he lays down to finish.
Down he goes!
Sherman loves treats and this particular plastic container size of treat was too much for one sitting. The leftovers went back in the freezer to be enjoyed another time.
Cost to Make
Frosty Paws come four to a box and cost $4.19 at Kroger. Walmart also carries them for $3.68 a boxand Walmart has Peanut Butter Frosty Paws that Sherman loves.
I roughly calculated the cost to make eight traditional Frosty Paws sized treats and came up with $.30 each. If I’m willing to take the time to make rather than buy them, the cost savings is substantial.
Print the Recipe
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