Tuna Fish Treats

Tuna Cat Treats

Cats love to be spoiled, and you can make these quickly and with their favouite tinned fish
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Course: Pets
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 40
Calories: 39kcal


  • 12 oz tuna in oil, you can use any fish in oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups coconut flour


  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • Pulse the tin of undrained, canned tuna, in a food processor to chop as finely as possible
  • In a stand mixer, combine al the ingredients together, including the fish paste, until you have a firm but rollable dough . If the dough is too dry, add coconut oil, a teaspoon at a time. If it's is too wet or sticky, add a bit more flour. The dough should be pliable.
  • Roll dough on a floured surface until about 1/4-inch thick. Use a mini cookie cutter in the shape of your choice to create your treats
  • Place treats on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake at 325°F for about 20 minutes. When they're slightly browned and crunchy, they're done
  • Once cool, keep in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks


You do not need to use a cookie-cutter, you can use a pizza wheel and create a criss-cross pattern, just be aware to keep the treats a similar size, or they will cook at different rates.
If your oven is not a convection model, then you will need to increase the heat to 350°F, but check the treats from 18 minutes onwards.
When you roll out the dough, use a non-wooden rolling pin, so the aroma of fish can not penetrate the rolling pin. If you have to use a wooden one, wash it quickly after rolling to preserve the integrity of the wood.


Serving: 10g | Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 18mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 17IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg
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Author: Tamzin

Food activist and childhood nutrition advocate Tamzin Cochrane helps the busiest of people to cook up something healthy and delicious, even after a long day. She also helps companies and schools educate around—and create a culture and environment that truly supports healthy eating. Decades in the foodservice and hospitality industry have given Tamzin a well-rounded perspective on mealtime. She is passionate about bringing back the lost art of families and friends cooking together, and she loves seeing people enjoy the amazing tastes and textures of their communal effort. Inspiring children to cook and expand there horizons on food is very important. She shares this message through virtual coaching and video courses, by speaking at corporations, schools, and events, and through her recently-released video courses. Tamzin is found most often at The Pinny and Trowel Cooking School, which she opened in early 2020, it is located in Austin TX. Tamzin was born in England, grew up in Scotland, and now lives in Austin, Texas with her husband (who incidentally, is Scottish but grew up in England) and their children.

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