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 large eggs
  • 2 carrots, peeled and shredded

For the Frosting:

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

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a 6-cup standard muffin tin with paper liners; set aside.
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, baking powder, pumpkin, apple sauce, vegetable oil and eggs. Stir in carrots.
  • 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.
  • In a medium bowl, combine cream cheese and peanut butter.
  • Use a small offset spatula or a pastry bag fitted with decorative tip to frost the cupcakes
  • Garnished with a Milk-Bone or your dog’s favorite treat, if desired.

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