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Reese’s Cupcakes


These Reese’s Cupcakes are a chocolate and peanut butter lover's dream! A surprise inside on the bottom of each chocolate cupcake is a full-sized Reese's Peanut Butter Cup. Dig in!

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  • 1 box Devil’s Food Cake Mix, plus ingredients on box
  • 18 regular size peanut butter cups
  • 1 box Reese’s Pieces
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream


Servings 18
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 35mins


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Line 18 muffin tins with cupcake liners.

Mix cake batter according to box instructions.

Place a peanut butter cup at the bottom of each cupcake liner.

Spoon cupcake batter into cupcake liners, filling ¾ of the way.

Bake for 20 to 22 minutes or until firm to the touch on top. Let cool.


Combine butter and peanut butter in a mixing bowl and beat with an electric mixer until smooth. Add in vanilla extract. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar and heavy cream. Beat on high for a good 30 seconds.

Spread frosting onto cupcakes with an offset spatula or a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip. Sprinkle with Reese’s Pieces.

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