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These easy, homemade Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cups are super simple to make and have all the festive pumpkin fall flavor you love combined with peanut butter.
Welcome to the start of #PumpkinWeek 2018, you guys I am excited, I just love seeing all of the tasty recipes everyone shares. First off Happy Fall, second and most importantly, lets find our new favorite ways to enjoy all the pumpkin! Plus as always there is a great giveaway you can enter for a chance to win some sweet prizes from our sponsors, so check out all the details down below.
Today’s pumpkin recipe is super easy and quick. It will have you enjoying some pumpkin-y goodness in about 10 minutes, so its a definite win-win. Here at my house peanut butter cups are a family favorite, so I knew I wanted to switch things up just a tad and add some delicious spicy pumpkin flavor to our beloved peanut butter cups. I know there’s an old saying, “If it isn’t broke don’t fix it!” But man am I did, I hope you enjoy them as much as we did! Don’t forget to enter the contest below, good luck!
Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cups
Yield 12 candy cups
- 1/4 c pumpkin puree
- 1/2 c peanut butter
- 1 Tbs brown sugar
- 2 Tbs powdered sugar
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 10 oz melting chocolate
- Fine sea salt, optional topping
- In a medium sized mixing bowl combine the pumpkin puree, peanut butter, brown sugar, powdered sugar, cinnamon and vanilla extract.
- In a large mixing bowl add the melting chocolate and melt according to the package directions.
- Once the chocolate is melted and smooth, spoon a layer into a candy mold or cupcake liners and chill in the freezer for 2-3 minutes.
- Add a 1 Tbs scoop of the pumpkin mixture to the chocolate coated cups and press down slightly to flatten, top with chocolate and chill in the freezer for 5 minutes until fully set.
- Now unwrap or pop out the candy cups and enjoy! You can store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer depending on how solid you prefer them.
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and don’t forget to check out all of today’s #PumpkinWeek recipes:
Caramel Pumpkin Spice Latte from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Cold Brew Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte from The Nifty Foodie
Slow Cooker Pumpkin Apple Cider from The Crumby Kitchen
The Great Pumpkin Cocktail from Culinary Adventures with Camilla
Chicken Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce from House of Nash Eats
Creamy Pumpkin Risotto from Rants From My Crazy Kitchen
Harvest Pumpkin Soup from Everyday Eileen
Pumpkin & Sausage Pizza from Hardly A Goddess
Pumpkin Carbonara from The Redhead Baker
Pumpkin Chili from The Chef Next Door
Savory Pumpkin Gnocchi from Platter Talk
Pumpkin Quiche from Jonesin’ For Taste
Stuffed Pumpkin from A Day in the Life on the Farm
Taiwanese Pumpkin Rice Noodles from Caroline’s Cooking
Baked Goods & Desserts:
Chai Frosted Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies from Who Needs A Cape?
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Skillet Cookie from The Bitter Side of Sweet
Pumpkin Pecan Pie Dump Cake from For the Love of Food
Chocolate Swirled Pumpkin Cheesecake from Karen’s Kitchen Stories
Classic Pumpkin Roll from Cookaholic Wife
Glazed Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones from Family Around the Table
Homemade Pumpkin Pancakes from Tip Garden
Make-Ahead Pumpkin-Chai Egg Bites from Wholistic Woman
No Bake Pumpkin Cookies from Seduction In The Kitchen
Pumpkin Cake Pops from The Beard and The Baker
Pumpkin Cheesecake Ebelskiver from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures
Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls from Amy’s Cooking Adventures
Pumpkin Cookie Bars from Eat Move Make
Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie from 4 Sons ‘R’ Us
Pumpkin Noodle Kugel from The Spiffy Cookie
Pumpkin Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies from Sweet Beginnings
Pumpkin Pie Pull Apart Muffins from Daily Dish Recipes
Pumpkin Snickerdoodles from The Mandatory Mooch
Pumpkin Spice Latte Whoopie Pies from Strawberry Blondie Kitchen
Pumpkin Spice Pancakes from April Golightly
Pumpkin Spice Popovers from Grumpy’s Honeybunch
Pumpkin Stuffed French Toast from Cindy’s Recipes and Writings
Semi-Homemade Pumpkin Angel Food Cake from Love and Confections
Simple Chocolate Pumpkin Cupcakes from Cooking with Carlee
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