Brownie Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Brownie Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Frosting

Enjoy the classic combo of peanut butter and chocolate with these quick-fix brownie cupcakes!

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box Betty Crocker® fudge brownie mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on brownie mix box
Betty Crocker® Decor Selects candy sprinkles, nonpareils or colored sugars, if desired
Peanut Butter Frosting, if desired
cup Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla frosting (from 16 oz container)
cup peanut butter
to 3 teaspoons milk
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Place paper baking cup in each of 12 regular-size muffin cups. Make brownie batter as directed on box. Fill cups about 3/4 full (about 1/4 cup each).
  2. Bake 25 to 28 minutes or until toothpick inserted near edge comes out almost clean. Cool 5 minutes; remove from pan. Cool completely.
  3. In small bowl, mix all frosting ingredients until smooth and spreadable. Spread frosting over brownies; sprinkle with candy sprinkles. Store tightly covered.
Makes 12 cupcakes
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Special Touch
Decorative baking cups, found at cake decorating stores, will make these mouthwatering cupcakes a hit at any party!
Time Saver
Not a second to spare? Buy a dozen unfrosted chocolate cupcakes at your local bakery, and frost them with this ready-in-a-snap Peanut Butter Frosting.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cupcake)
  • Calories 310
    • (Calories from Fat 120),
  • Total Fat 13g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 1/2g),
  • Cholesterol 20mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 45g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
    • Sugars 32g),
  • Protein 3g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 1 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 2 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 3;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.