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Peanut Butter Cupcakes.

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Category: Holiday, Chocolate, Eggs, Cakes

 Ingredients List

  • One boxed yellow cake mix (plus water, oil and eggs to make according to directions)
  • 24 Mini Reese peanut butter cups
  • 1 tub of chocolate frosting
  • 3 sticks (1 1/2 cups) butter (softened to room temperature)
  • 1 cup of creamy peanut butter
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla
  • 24 mini Nutter Butter cookies for decoration


1. Preheat oven to 350F degrees.

2. Make cake mix according to box directions and divide equally into 24 cupcake liners placed in tins.

3. Place a mini peanut butter cup on the top of each cup full of batter

4. Bake according to box directions, remove from oven and cool completely.

5. Spoon tub of chocolate frosting into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave for about 30 seconds. Stir until well mixed.

6. Dip the top of each cupcake in the chocolate frosting and allow them to cool, and to harden a little.

7. Place remaining melted frosting in a small zip top bag and zip it closed.

8. To make peanut butter frosting, place butter, vanilla, and peanut butter into a large bowl and mix on high until smooth (about a minute)

9. Add powdered sugar and beat on low until combined and then on high until light and fluffy.

10. Place frosting in a zip-top bag fitted with a decorating tip and pipe on top of each cooled cupcake.

11. Clip a corner off of the bag filled with the melted chocolate frosting and drizzle over the top of each cupcake.

12. Top with a mini Nutter Butter cookie

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