No-Bake Pumpkin Pill Pockets

Fall is here! You know what that means? Pumpkin spice lattes! No, no. Pumpkin Pill Pockets! Ever have trouble getting your cat or dog to swallow a pill prescribed by your vet? Entice them with a supposed pumpkin-flavored treat. Similar to the soft texture of a Greenies pill pocket, these pill pockets include pumpkin, which is a great for your pet’s digestive tract in reasonable portions (too much and it will soften the stool).


  • 2 tablespoons of any fine flour you have on hand*
  • 1 tablespoon of milk (dairy, coconut, and almond milk all work just fine)
  • 1 tablespoon of pureed pumpkin

* Use a flour that does not already contain yeast, which your pet should never eat, as it will cause the dough to expand in your pet’s stomach.



  1. Combine all ingredients and mix with a spoon
  2. Form into balls appropriately sized for your pet
  3. Use the end of your spoon or your finger to create a hole in the center of the pill pocket

To Serve

Place pill into center, pinch dough sides to close pill in


9 pill pockets, give or take based on pill pocket size


!!! Pill pockets can remain in a ziplock in the fridge for a week, and up to three months in the freezer.

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