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Pet-Friendly Cranberry Mint Christmas Cookies

The holiday season is in full swing, which has inspired me to share a pet-friendly Christmas cookie recipe. After all, the holidays are a time to come together with friends and family and enjoy home-cooked meals and goodies, and our furry companions deserve to partake in the holiday cheer as well. Plus, it’s fun to whip up a batch of pet-friendly Christmas cookies, and my Pet-Friendly Cranberry Mint Christmas Cookies recipe are quick, easy and delicious (you might even find yourself nibbling on them – if your pet will share!).

These Pet-Friendly Cranberry Mint Christmas Cookies have a holiday flare with the following ingredients:

  • Cranberries
  • Fresh mint

cranberry mint Christmas cookies

Recipe: Pet-Friendly Cranberry Mint Christmas Cookies

Makes: 10 small cookies

Ingredients
  • ¼ cup coconut flour
  • ½ cup of water
  • ½ cup of fresh or frozen cranberries, chopped (be sure they are unsweetened)
  • 2 Tbsp. finely-chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 Tbsp. organic unsweetened apple sauce (be sure that the apple sauce does not contain any added ingredients)
  • ½ apple (peeled, cored and chopped)
  • 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp. flaxseeds mixed with 3 Tbsp. warm water) OR 1 regular large egg
Directions
  1. Start by preheating the oven to 350 degrees F and lining a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Next, make you flax egg by adding the ground flaxseeds with warm water in a large mixing bowl and whisk. Allow this to sit for 10 minutes until it forms a gel-like consistency.
  3. Add the apple sauce, apple, mint, and cranberries. Stir to combine.
  4. Add in the coconut flour and water and stir again.
  5. Form into bite-sized cookies and place on the lined baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly brown.
  7. Remove from the oven and allow the cookies to cool for 10 minutes.
  8. Enjoy watching your four-legged companion devour their delicious holiday treats!

Gift-giving tip: These beautiful and tasty Pet-Friendly Cranberry Mint Christmas Cookies make a wonderful and creative holiday gift for your pet-loving friends. Simply add a few cookies to a Mason style jar, adorn with a colorful ribbon and you’ve got the perfect pet-friendly present!