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Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Reeses

Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Delicious Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Cups and Peanut Butter Frosting. The truly magical combination of chocolate and peanut butter in a cupcake. 

Course Dessert
Keyword chocolate, cupcake, peanut butter
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 12


  • 1 Box Chocolate Cake Mix and ingredients
  • 32 mini Reese's Peanut Butter cups unwrapped
  • 1/2 cup salted butter softened
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter smooth
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 2 cup Powdered (Icing) Sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350. 

  2. Line cupcake pan with paper liners.

  3. Prepare batter according to box directions.

  4. Fill liners about 1/2 full with batter.

  5. Place a Reese's into each and gently press in place.

  6. Bake 15-18 minutes.

  7. Allow cupcakes to cool completely.

  8. Cream together the butter and peanut butter. 

  9. Slowly adding in the sugar, if it gets too thick then add a little milk to thin.

  10. Continue until all of the sugar is in and the frosting blended and the right consistency.

  11. Transfer to piping bag and pipe onto each cupcake.

  12. Chop up remaining peanut butter cups or use chocolate syrup to garnish cupcakes.