Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy Cupcakes

chocolate peanut butter candy cupcakes Dessert
Chocolate Peanut Butter Candy Cupcakes
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 24

Turn Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix into a delicious Halloween dessert with this easy recipe for chocolate peanut butter cupcakes. MORE+ LESS-

Updated April 20, 2016
Betty Crocker Cake Mix
Make with
Betty Crocker Cake Mix


box Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ triple chocolate fudge cake mix
Water, vegetable oil and eggs called for on cake mix box
bag (8 oz) unwrapped Reese's peanut butter cups miniatures
cups powdered sugar
cups creamy peanut butter
cup butter, softened
teaspoon vanilla
cup whipping cream


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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F (325°F for dark or nonstick pans). Place paper baking cup in each of 24 regular-size muffin cups.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat cake mix, water, oil and eggs with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds, then on medium speed 2 minutes. Reserve 12 of the peanut butter cup candies for garnish. Coarsely chop remaining candies; stir into batter. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups.
  • 3
    Bake 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  • 4
    In medium bowl, beat powdered sugar, peanut butter, butter and vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add whipping cream; beat until frosting is smooth and spreadable. Frost cupcakes. Cut reserved peanut butter cup candies in half; garnish each cupcake with 1 half candy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
% Daily Value
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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