Pumpkin Pie Candy Cups

Pumpkin Pie Cups- White chocolate shells filled with pumpkin pie candy filling. A must-make this Thanksgiving!

Some recipes are just too simple and delicious to keep to myself. Truly I would like to have the super-secret recipe for these and be a Thanksgiving rock star but I just love you all too much to keep quiet. When I saw these pumpkin pie candy cups last year I was smitten. I made them three times and forced everyone I knew to try one. {I apologize if you know me and I didn’t happen to shove one in your face last year. Come over this week and we’ll fix that.}  I haven’t met a single person who didn’t like them! Quick and easy- you’ll be the Thanksgiving rock star too if you bring these to the table Thursday afternoon.

Pumpkin Pie Cups- White chocolate shells filled with pumpkin pie candy filling. A must-make this Thanksgiving!

Pumpkin Pie Candy Cups Recipe

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Like a Resees peanut butter cup- but with pumpkin pie filling

Ingredients:

2 cups white chocolate, melted

2 oz cream cheese, softened

1/4 cup pumpkin puree

1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice

1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1 cup graham cracker crumbs

Directions:

  1. Melt the chocolate in the microwave or double boiler until pourable (add 1 Tbs of shortening if needed to make it smooth).
  2. Using a small spoon or squirt bottle pour a small amount of chocolate into each of 24 liners or a silicone mold. I used a pumpkin-shaped silicone mold, but you can use mini foil liners just as easily. Place in the refrigerator to set up.
  3. Combine the rest of the ingredients and mix well. Place a small amount into each of the liners; make sure the filling does not exceed the top.
  4. Reheat your white chocolate if necessary and pour on top and along the sides if the liners/mold.
  5. Chill for at least 20 minutes.

Source: Adapted from What Megan's Making, Originally spotted on Healthy Food for Living

- Katrina
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47 Responses to “Pumpkin Pie Candy Cups”

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    bakedbyrachel — November 21, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    My favorite part is that they're shaped like pumpkins :) Super cute. I'll have to make these next year (seeing as our Thanksgiving already happened)
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    Erin @Dinners, Dish — November 21, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    Love these – so cute! I love white chocolate lately, these would disappear very quickly around me!
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    June — November 21, 2011 at 6:50 pm

    What kind of white chocolate did you use? Where can I find that sweet pumpkin mold? Love these! Thanks. :)

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    KatrinasKitchen — November 21, 2011 at 7:04 pm

    My Mother-In-Law gave me some white chocolate from a local bakery bulk store. I normally use Wilton or Make-n-Mold. I've also heard that Candy Quick is good too but I haven't found it yet. I'm pretty sure I bought the pumpkin silicone mold at Jo-Ann's craft store a few years ago. I know you will enjoy them!! :)

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    spiffycookie — November 21, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    Yummy Yummy! I love white chocolate and pumpkin together.
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    Stephanie — November 21, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    Those look amazing! Genius idea!:)
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    Bake Your Day — November 21, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    The shape of these is adorable. I love white chocolate with pumpkin!
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    jennifurla — November 21, 2011 at 10:05 pm

    ahhh those are adorable.

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    Jen DZ — November 21, 2011 at 11:43 pm

    Yay Katrina! I always love when you post something new! Thanksgiving is at my mother-in-laws house and she told me not to bring anything-boo. But maybe she won't mind too much if I show up with these! Might have to give them a try!
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    weekendgourmet — November 22, 2011 at 12:57 am

    These are adorable…and very unique! I wish I had time to make them on Thanksgiving morning, since I'm not hosting this year. I'm taking one dish to a family dinner, but can't make it until I get to Houston. Maybe I'll have to make these just for me next weekend…yeah, that could work! Pinning…

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    @fakeginger — November 22, 2011 at 3:03 am

    Omg, graham cracker crumbs! I need this!
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    bakingserendipity — November 22, 2011 at 3:43 am

    I can't believe how simple these are! They look fantastic…and I love the little pumpkin shape :)
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    Yuri - Chef Pandita — November 22, 2011 at 4:24 am

    So cute :) good recipes are meant to be shared! Hope you had a great birthday, Katrina. Xoxo
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    Chris@KeenanCookbook — November 22, 2011 at 1:06 pm

    I'd impress my whole family if I made these (they see me more as the cook than baking type). Hope you have a great Thanksgiving!
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    Lauren @ KeepItSweet — November 22, 2011 at 1:31 pm

    Now I want to drive up and knock on your door for one of these. Is that weird?

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    Kelly — November 22, 2011 at 3:24 pm

    How cute are these?! Perfect treat on Thanksgiving! :)

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    Kim - Liv Life — November 22, 2011 at 3:39 pm

    I am LOVING that cute pumpkin shape!!! Nicely done!!!

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    stephday — November 22, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    These are just adorable and I bet they are super tasty too!
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    RavieNomNoms — November 22, 2011 at 4:22 pm

    So cute! I love how they are the shape of a pumpkin!!! So adorable!

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    Tiffany — November 22, 2011 at 5:10 pm

    Too cute for words!
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    grubarazzi — November 22, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    You never cease to amaze me with your candy creations. Too adorable.

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    steph — November 22, 2011 at 6:08 pm

    I would never be able to stop eating these!!

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    Baker Street — November 22, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    Aww.. these are adorable!
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    Kiri W. — November 22, 2011 at 6:35 pm

    Wow, that sounds amazing, and the shape is adorable! :)
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    Megan @ Pip and Ebby — November 22, 2011 at 8:18 pm

    Fabulous! I imagine they would be a hit at any Thanksgiving get-together!
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    food_dreamer — November 22, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    If only I could find a way to make white chocolate low carb. I keep seeing these things, saw them on Liv Life and they make me swoon!
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    Not Rachael Ray — November 22, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    So cute, love this Katrina!

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    Parsley Sage — November 22, 2011 at 10:29 pm

    GOOD GOD! Just when I think I can't love your food anymore than I do you kick-box me in the face with these little pieces of UFC heaven…marry me?
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    Lora @cakeduchess — November 22, 2011 at 10:57 pm

    I love the shape of these darlin' little candies! I wish I could try a few right now. Just delicious:)

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    KimBee_Cravings — November 23, 2011 at 4:29 am

    These are totally adorable. Could not be any cuter.
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    lisamichele — November 23, 2011 at 10:00 am

    There are no words – these are just fantastic, Katrina! I would love to try them with milk chocolate, or just draw 'pumpkin' lines with milk chocolate in a parchment cone or vice versa. Love it!!

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    Elyse-Cultural Dish — November 23, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    Oh these look so dangerously delicious! I love this idea so much – adorable!
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    Eliot — November 23, 2011 at 4:07 pm

    It seems like a have seen a lot of white chocolate and pumpkin combos. I think it is fantastic. Great treat recipe as always! Have a great holiday!
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    Gina — November 23, 2011 at 4:44 pm

    If you let me know where you live, I will allow you to shove one in my face. Happy Belated Birthday, sorry I missed it, been running like crazy the last couple of days. You have no idea how much you will like that label maker. It's changed my life, lol. Hoping you and your family have a wonderful Thanksgiving.
    -Gina-
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    Isha — November 23, 2011 at 6:46 pm

    It is super hard to read anything in this blog

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    KatrinasKitchen — November 23, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    Hi Isha, thanks for commenting. Of course I would like to address this issue- what do you mean it is hard to read anything? What browser are you using? Just trying to troubleshoot here…

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    @dixiechikcooks — November 23, 2011 at 10:00 pm

    I don't even like sweets….but Good Lord.

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    Beth — November 23, 2011 at 10:15 pm

    Those look delicious!

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    Jill Colonna — November 24, 2011 at 12:12 pm

    These are definitely Thanksgiving superstars! Gorgeous.
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    Heather — November 24, 2011 at 3:15 pm

    OH my gosh, these are so cute and I love the white choc/pumpkin flavor combo!!
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    Claudie — November 24, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    Loving both the shape and the idea. Looks so awesomely delicious! I really wish I could come over and have… a few :) But, well, I'm thankful I can at least attempt the recipe! :)
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    Claudie — November 24, 2011 at 10:41 pm

    PS: Happy Thanksgiving!! :)
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    Sandras Easy Cooking — November 27, 2011 at 11:39 pm

    I said it before I am saying it now..you are pure genius!!! Love how you made these..so beautiful, so tasty, so oh my goodness..Delicious in every possible way!:)

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    bigbearswife — November 30, 2011 at 3:21 am

    kk I need to make these like now!
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    Guest — September 28, 2012 at 8:57 pm

    Doesn't the cream cheese go bad since it is not
    Cooked????

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    Kelly — November 9, 2014 at 6:52 pm

    I just love finding unique recipes and thinking “Wow! What a great idea!” I am making these tonight for my son and my brother. They are pumpkin pie lovers and Reese’s peanut butter cup lovers and this looks like a great compromise between the two! Thanks so much for this!

    • Katrina Bahl — November 22nd, 2014 @ 8:55 am

      Our family loves them at Thanksgiving. They are sweet little bites… but you are right that they are unique and fun!

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