I posted this same answer over here:
But I'm cross-posting here since it applies directly here too.
I think I've found a pretty good resolution/workaround for this.
at the command-line, do this:
That's the one step to get them set up.
ln -s ssl/awstats.www.example.com.conf ./awstats.www.example.com-ssl.conf
Now, to actually SEE the stats, you go to awstats in your browser, as usual, but add -ssl after the domain.