Peanut Butter Pupcakes

Treat your pup with these dog-friendly cupcakes filled with pumpkin, applesauce and carrots topped with a peanut butter frosting!

Peanut Butter Pupcakes - Treat your pup with these dog-friendly cupcakes filled with pumpkin, applesauce and carrots topped with a peanut butter frosting!

​Pupcakes!!!!!

I know.

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These look dangerously human-friendly, no?

I mean, if it wasn’t for the Milk Bone garnish, you would never know.

My friend almost took a bite.

Until she saw the bone.

So I had to leave a note by the cupcakes.

Peanut Butter Pupcakes - Treat your pup with these dog-friendly cupcakes filled with pumpkin, applesauce and carrots topped with a peanut butter frosting!

A big giant sign.

“NOT FOR HUMANS” it said.

But Butters knew what was up.

He patiently did a pose.

Then devoured.

No wait.

I don’t even think I saw him chew.

Peanut Butter Pupcakes - Treat your pup with these dog-friendly cupcakes filled with pumpkin, applesauce and carrots topped with a peanut butter frosting!

Peanut Butter Pupcakes

Treat your pup with these dog-friendly cupcakes filled with pumpkin, applesauce and carrots topped with a peanut butter frosting!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/4 cup old fashioned oats
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots, peeled and shredded
  • 2 large eggs

For the frosting

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 6 Milk-Bone biscuits, small

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 6-cup standard muffin tin with paper liners; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, baking powder, pumpkin, apple sauce, vegetable oil, carrots and eggs.
  3. Scoop the batter evenly into the muffin tray. Place into oven and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until a tester inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from oven and cool completely on a wire rack before frosting.
  4. In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and peanut butter.
  5. Use a small offset spatula or a pastry bag fitted with decorative tip #1M to frost the cupcakes, garnished with Milk-Bone, if desired.