Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes Recipe

Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes Recipe

I love to bake and decorate cakes, but sometimes time just doesn’t allow that type of creativity. Instead of just plopping regular cupcakes on the table, why not give them a little twist that makes them spectacular?

This recipe tells you how to take a simple cake mix (any kind) and turn it into a fun hidden peanut butter cup masterpiece.

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INGREDIENTS
1 box Chocolate Cake Mix (+ Box Ingredients)
32 unwrapped Reese’s Miniature Peanut Butter Cups
1/2 cup softened Butter
1 cup Peanut Butter
3 tbsp Milk
2 cup Powdered Sugar

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DIRECTIONS
Preheat oven to 350.
Line cupcake pan with paper liners.
Prepare batter according to box directions.
Fill liners about 1/2 full with batter.
Place a Reese’s into each and gently press in place.
Bake 15-18 minutes.
Allow cupcakes to cool completely.

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Cream together the butter and peanut butter.
Slowly adding in the sugar,it gets too thick then adding a little milk to thin.
Continue until all of the sugar is in and the frosting blended and right consistency.
Transfer to piping bag and pipe onto each cupcake.
Chop up remaining peanut butter cups or use chocolate syrup to garnish cupcakes.

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Reece's Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes Recipe
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Ingredients
  • 1 box Chocolate Cake Mix (+ Box Ingredients)
  • 32 unwrapped Reese's Miniature Peanut Butter Cups
  • ½ cup softened Butter
  • 1 cup Peanut Butter
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 2 cup Powdered Sugar
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line cupcake pan with paper liners.
  3. Prepare batter according to box directions.
  4. Fill liners about ½ 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,it gets too thick then adding a little milk to thin.
  10. Continue until all of the sugar is in and the frosting blended and 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.

 

 

Comments

  1. Yum! I am making these for our next crew team event. The kids will LOVE them and they looks so professional!

  2. Sarah L says:

    I’m in trouble… Love Reese’s peanut butter cups. Awesome recipe.

  3. AmySd says:

    My husband’s favorite candy is Reece’s cups. I know what to surprise him with on his birthday! Thanks for sharing.

  4. David Fultner says:

    I could eat a ton of these.

  5. Melissa S says:

    These sound wonderful, especially the frosting. I like that it uses a box mix to start.

  6. Karen Glatt says:

    These are just gorgeous cupcakes that I want to make for my sister’s Birthday in September. She will love these easy to make cupcakes!

  7. G K says:

    These sound, and look, so good! I think there’s no better sweet pairing than peanut butter and chocolate. Love the drizzle!

  8. David Fultner says:

    I love Reece’s Peanut Butter Cup . Thank for this recipe.

  9. Dandi D says:

    I am definitely craving these now and am going to have to make them soon!

  10. Jo-Ann Brightman says:

    How can one do better than a chocolate peanut butter cupcake! This would also,be great for.any birthday party.

  11. Regina Wright says:

    Omg my mouth is watering. This looks so delicious. I love chocolate and peanut butter. Thanks for sharing!

  12. Karen Propes says:

    These sound awesome, especially since I love Reeses Cups. Put on my menu for next week. Thanks so much!

  13. Sarah Matos says:

    Love reeses anything! These look decadent. Yum!

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