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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Details

Time
1 hour 45 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
18 cupcakes

Chocolate peanut butter cupcakes frosted with chocolate peanut butter frosting and garnished with REESE’S White Creme Peanut Butter Cups Miniature and sprinkles.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
18 minutes
Bake Time
18 minutes
Cool Time
1 hour

Ingredients

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Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 

oven
oven
2-1/2 inch muffin cup tin
2-1/2 inch muffin cup tin
muffin cups
muffin cups
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
mixer
mixer
measuring cups
measuring cups
rubber scraper
rubber scraper
wire rack
wire rack
1

Heat oven to 350° F. Line 18 muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper or foil baking cups.

2

Beat sugar, peanut butter, oil and vanilla in large mixing bowl until blended. Beat in egg. Stir together flour, cocoa, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add flour mixture alternately with milk to peanut butter mixture, beating until thoroughly blended. Stir in boiling water. Evenly divide batter into prepared muffin cups (filling each about half way or with about 3 tablespoons batter).

3

Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into centers of cupcakes comes out clean. Cool completely in pans on wire racks.

4

Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups; cut each into halves and set aside. Prepare and frost cupcakes with Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting. Top each frosted cupcake with sprinkles and 2 peanut butter cup halves.

TIP

Top with any of the flavor variations of REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups.

Easy Chocolate Peanut Butter Frosting:

Combine one can (16 oz) ready-to-spread chocolate frosting with 1/2 cup REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter.

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