7 Kong Stuffing Recipes Your Dog Will Love

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Kongs come in different sizes. Don’t forget to adjust the recipe amounts based on the Kong size you have.

Always check with your vet before changing your dog’s diet.

Keep reading to find out how to make these Kong Stuffing recipes.

List Of Kong Stuffing Recipes

Here are some recipes your dog might love. Mine does, I hope yours too!

Banana Love

banana love stuffing recipe
Here’s all the ingredients you need for Banana Love

Ingredients list:

  • 1 banana
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil


  1. Cut off the end of a ripe banana and block the small hole at the bottom of the kong. Slice 3 or 4 thin pieces and put to one side.
  2. Mash the remaining banana in a bowl
  3. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to bowl
  4. Add 1 tablespoon of honey and mix
  5. Fill kong with banana mash
  6. Place the sliced pieces on the top to seal the large end.
  7. Smear with a little oil and put in the fridge to set for an hour.

Apple Paradise

apple paradise stuffing recipe
Here are all the ingredients you need for Apple Paradise

Ingredients list:

  • 1 Cored and diced apple
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup apple juice


Mix ingredients and heat on the stove or in the microwave until there is no more liquid. Let it cool and then stuff it into Kong. Freeze for a greater challenge.

Apples are one of the best sources of vitamins A and C. They are low in protein and fat, but the sugar content is high. Ask your vet before giving them to your dog. 

Make sure you remove the seeds and core first, as they are toxic for dogs!

Mint Mania

Kong stuffing ingredients for Mint Mania
Here are all the ingredients you need for Mint Mania

Ingredients list:

  • Cucumber (chopped in quarters or halves)
  • Sugar and xylitol-free plain yogurt.
  • 2-3 Fresh Mint leaves (stem removed)
  • Shredded Chicken or kibble (optional)


  1. Place the Kong upside down in an empty egg carton.
  2. Add chopped cucumber into the opening of the Kong and press into the bottom. Set some aside for later.
  3. If using kibble or chicken, add this as the next layer, again saving some of each to add to the top.
  4. Press 1-2 mint leaves into the Kong.
  5. Using a small spoon, fill the Kong with yogurt.
  6. Add another small layer of chopped cucumber, followed by more yogurt. Tap your Kong on your countertop to ensure the yogurt gets in all the crevices.
  7. Add a slice of cucumber, chicken (optional), a little bit of kibble (optional) and the remaining mint leaf.
  8. Place the Kong upside down in the egg carton and leave it in the freezer overnight.
  9. Remove Kong from the freezer and enjoy!

Xylitol is a naturally occurring alcohol that is often used as a sugar substitute. It is very toxic for dogs and can cause hypoglycemia, seizures, and liver failure.[1]

Cheesy Cheese

Kong stuffing ingredients for Cheesy Cheese
Here are all the ingredients you need for Cheesy Cheese

Ingredients list:

  • A part of your dog’s normal kibble
  • A spoonful of low-fat cottage cheese
  • A chunk of banana


  1. Fill the Kong half full with kibble.
  2. add 3/4 of the cottage cheese and shake the Kong.
  3. Add the remaining kibble.
  4. Fill with the rest of the cottage cheese before plugging the opening with the banana piece.

This recipe helps dogs with anxiety, because of the ‘casein’ amino acids found in cottage cheese.

Peanut Butter Berry

Kong stuffing ingredients for Peanut Butter Berry
Here are all the ingredients you need for Peanut Butter Berry

Ingredients list:

  • 6 blueberries
  • 1 strawberry
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter


  1. Wash the fruit
  2. Hull the strawberry and cut into small cubes
  3. Stuff half the peanut butter into the Kong
  4. Add the fruit

Seal the Kong with the remaining peanut butter. Avoid sweetened peanut butter and peanut butter that contains Xylitol.

Egg & Cheese

Kong stuffing recipe for Egg and Cheese
Here are all the ingredients you need for Egg&Cheese

Ingredients list:

  • Hard Boiled egg (halved)
  • Low fat cottage cheese


  1. Mix the ingredients in a bowl.
  2. Stuff the Kong

Peanut Delight

Kong stuffing ingredients for Peanut Delight
Here are all the ingredients you need for Peanut Delight

Ingredients list:

  • 1 c of your dogs favorite kibble (dry dog food like natural balance)
  • 1/2 c of peanut butter, low sugar, smooth


  1. Crush up your dog’s food .
  2. Mix together the crushed food and the 1/2c. of peanut butter. Stuff it in.
  3. Stick the toy in the freezer after stuffing it for about a half hour. It will feel nice on their gums and teeth.

What to do next?

Be sure not to overfeed your dog when making these recipes. Check out our guide on how much to feed your dog.

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Andrei Bratu
Andrei is the owner of Dog Food Camp and manages the team of expert writers on the site. He is passionate about helping dog lovers learn about canine nutrition.

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