Chocolate Peanut Butter Pumpkins


Chocolate Peanut Butter Pumpkins

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    Take a bite into these chocolate peanut butter pumpkins for a tasty fall treat!

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Serves 8
    1 c. Hy-Vee creamy peanut butter
    ½ c. Hy-Vee pumpkin
    2 ½ tsp. pumpkin pie spice
    3 ½ c. Hy-Vee powdered sugar
    1 (10-oz.) pkg. milk chocolate melting wafers
    2 tbsp. Hy-Vee vegetable shortening
    Sea salt flakes

    Things To Grab

    • Tray or baking sheet
    • Parchment paper
    • 3-inch pumpkin cookie cutter
    • Microwave safe bowl


    1. Line a tray or baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside. 

    2. Stir together peanut butter, pumpkin, and pumpkin spice in a medium bowl until well combined. Stir in powdered sugar, a small amount at a time, until combined. 

    3. Form mixture into a ball. Roll out ball to ½-inch thickness. Cut into pumpkin shapes using a 3-inch cookie cutter. Transfer pumpkin cutouts to the prepared tray; freeze for 8 hours or overnight. 

    4. Place chocolate wafers and shortening in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on HIGH at 30-second intervals until melted, stirring each time. 

    5. Dip each frozen pumpkin cutout into melted chocolate using 2 forks. Allow excess chocolate to drip back into bowl. Place dipped pumpkins on parchment paper; sprinkle with sea salt flakes. Let stand until set. 

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