Apple Butter Pecan Cupcakes

Apple Butter Pecan Cupcakes

Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® cake mix, apple butter and pecans come together in these nutty cupcakes - a delicious dessert.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

1:20

Hr:Mins

Makes

24

servings

Cupcakes
1
box (1 lb 2.25 oz) Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® golden vanilla cake mix
1
cup water
1/3
cup butter, softened
3
eggs
1/2
cup chopped pecans, toasted
1/3
cup apple butter
1
teaspoon pumpkin pie spice
Frosting
1/2
cup butter, softened
1
tablespoon apple butter
1
package (8 oz) cream cheese, softened
3
cups powdered sugar
1/2
cup chopped pecans, toasted
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  2. In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, 1/3 cup butter and the eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Stir in 1/2 cup pecans, 1/3 cup apple butter and the pumpkin pie spice. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  3. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In medium bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter, 1 tablespoon apple butter and the cream cheese with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually beat in powdered sugar until smooth. Frost cupcakes. Sprinkle each with 1 teaspoon pecans.
Makes 24 servings (1 cupcake)

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 297
    • Total Fat 15g
      • (Saturated Fat 7g,),
    • Sodium 241mg;
    • Total Carbohydrate 39g
      • (Dietary Fiber 1/2g,
    • Protein 3g;
    Percent Daily Value*:
      Exchanges:
      • 1/2 Starch;
      • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
      • 3 Fat;
      Carbohydrate Choices:
      • 2 1/2;
      *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.