Peanut Butter Pumpkins

Enjoy these pumpkin shaped candies made with peanut butter chips - perfect for any time dessert.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 2 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 36

Ingredients

1
bag (10 oz) peanut butter chips (1 2/3 cups)
1
can (16 oz) vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
1/4
teaspoon orange paste icing color (not liquid food color)
12
small pretzel twists or thin pretzel sticks, broken into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 Line cookie sheet with waxed paper. In 2-quart saucepan, melt peanut butter chips over low heat, stirring constantly, until smooth. Remove from heat. Stir in frosting and icing color until well blended. Refrigerate until cool enough to handle, about 1 hour.
  • 2 Shape mixture into 1 1/4-inch balls; flatten slightly. Use edge of rubber spatula to make grooves in each ball to resemble pumpkin. Press 1 pretzel piece into top of each for stem; place on cookie sheet. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving. Store in covered container in refrigerator.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Candy
    Calories
    100
    (
    Calories from Fat
    40),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    4g
    4%
    (Saturated Fat
    3 1/2g,
    3 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    15mg
    15%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    15g
    15%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    14g
    14%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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