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Pumpkin Peanut Butter Cups

  • Author: Katie
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 12 mini cups 1x


Simple, 6 ingredient peanut butter cups with pumpkin.  Vegan, Paleo, Keto and the perfect Reese's alternative.


  • 6 oz dark chocolate
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter (unsweetened)*
  • 2 Tbsp pumpkin puree
  • 2 tsp maple syrup (or sweetener)
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp pumpkin pie spice


  1. Place chocolate in a small saucepan.  Melt over low heat on the stove top, stirring frequently.
  2. Scoop 1 teaspoon melted chocolate into mini cupcake liners or silicone cupcake molds.  Be sure the entire base is coated.  Place in freezer for 5-10 minutes to set.
  3. Make filling by combining all remaining ingredients in a small mixing bowl.
  4. Remove chocolate from freezer.  Scoop 1 teaspoon of filling, roll into a ball and flatten over the hardened chocolate.
  5. Pour remaining chocolate over the filling, coating the entire filling.
  6. Place in freezer for 10-20 minutes to set.
  7. Best stored in fridge or freezer.


*May substitute with any nut or seed butter

Keywords: peanut butter, Halloween, Chocolate, Candy, dessert, Vegan, Egg Free