DIY Delicious Peanut Butter Pupcakes [Dog-Friendly Cupcakes Your Fur Baby Deserves]

Treat your pup with these tasty pupcakes filled with pumpkin, carrots and applesauce topped with a peanut butter frosting. Yummmm

Whether it’s your dog’s birthday or your pup has been extra good the past few weeks, pupcakes are a delicious treat that’s easy to make at home AND your dog will LOVE it.

For Esmei’s 1st birthday, I made this homemade, dog-friendly, pupcakes. I made sure she posed for the camera before I let her devour it!

Here’s my special recipe:


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


  • 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 24 Milk-Bone biscuits, small


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line 2 12-cup standard muffin tin with paper liners; set aside. If you only have one, then you bake one set at a time.
  2. In a large bowl, combine flour, oats, baking powder, pumpkin, apple sauce, vegetable oil and eggs. Stir in carrots. I used a KitchenAid Mixer to make it easier!
  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.

You can leave some unfrosted if you don’t plan on giving it to your dog right away. Put the unfrosted pupcakes in a freezer ziplock bag and put it in the freezer for treats down the road.

Any uneaten pupcakes that are frosted must be put in a container and in the fridge right away due to the cream cheese in the frosting.

Here’s a video demonstrating how to create these delicious pupcakes:

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