No-Bake Molasses and Peppermint Horse Treats

In this culinary exploration, we present a unique and flavorful horse treat recipe for your cherished horse – the Molasses and Peppermint Horse Treats. Bursting with natural sweetness and a hint of peppermint freshness, these no-bake horse treats are not only delicious and easy to make but also cater to your horse’s nutritional needs. CLICK HERE to watch our visual demonstration.

The Distinctive Ingredients:

Before delving into the recipe, let’s take a closer look at the key ingredients that make these horse treats stand out.

  • Molasses:

  • Adding a rich and natural sweetness, molasses brings a depth of flavor while providing a source of energy for your horse.
  • Peppermint Candies:

  • Crushed peppermint candies introduce a refreshing element, enticing your horse’s senses. Ensure the candies are horse-safe and free from harmful additives.
  • Rolled Oats and Flaxseed:

  • Rolled oats and ground flaxseed contribute to the treats’ texture and bring nutritional benefits, including fiber and essential fatty acids.
  • Shredded Carrots and Applesauce:

  • Shredded carrots add a hint of earthy sweetness, while unsweetened applesauce enhances moisture and flavor without unnecessary sugars.

The Horse Treats Recipe:

Step 1: Prepare Ingredients

Begin by gathering all the ingredients, ensuring the carrots are shredded. 

Step 2: Mix Ingredients

In a generous mixing bowl, combine the rolled oats, molasses, shredded carrots, ground flaxseed, and applesauce. Stir the ingredients thoroughly until a sticky, cohesive mixture forms, promising a symphony of flavors.

Step 3: Shape the Horse Treats

Express your creativity by taking small portions of the mixture and shaping them into bite-sized balls or intriguing forms. The variety in shapes not only adds visual appeal but also caters to your horse’s tactile curiosity.

Step 4: Peppermints and Chill

Place a peppermint on each shaped treat. Allow the shaped horse treats to chill on a tray or plate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours. This period of refrigeration not only enhances the treats’ texture but also intensifies the infusion of flavors.

Step 5: Serve

Once adequately chilled, these molasses and peppermint horse treats are ready to be served. Present them to your horse during grooming sessions, training, or simply as a heartfelt gesture of appreciation.

Step 6: Storage

Store any remaining treats in an airtight container in a cool place. These treats can be kept for several days, and their flavors may mature over time, offering a unique taste experience for your equine companion.


Elevate your equine companion’s treat experience with these Molasses and Peppermint Horse Treats. Beyond the delectable flavors, these treats encapsulate a thoughtful blend of wholesome ingredients, providing a harmonious balance of taste and nutrition. As with any dietary addition, consider your horse’s individual needs, and if in doubt, consult with your veterinarian. Treat your horse to this culinary adventure and witness the joy that unfolds with each delectable bite!

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Tailor the ingredients and quantities based on your animal’s specific needs, considering factors such as age, weight, activity level, and health condition.