Peanut Butter Cupcakes with Chocolate Frosting
Recipe from Betty Crocker

Make cupcakes that are the peanuttiest! Peanut butter is in the cake and frosting; crunchy peanuts top all.



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Servings: 24
Prep Time: 40 mins
Total Time: 1 hr 35 mins
Related Categories: Cake, Chocolate Desserts, Cupcakes, Desserts
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Ingredients
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    Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
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    1 1/4  cups 
    water
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    vegetable oil
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    eggs
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    3/4  cup 
    creamy peanut butter
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    Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy chocolate frosting
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    creamy peanut butter
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    chopped peanuts

Directions
1.
Heat oven to 350 degrees F (325 degrees 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, eggs and 3/4 cup peanut butter with electric mixer on low speed 30 seconds. Beat on medium speed 2 minutes, scraping bowl occasionally. Divide batter evenly among muffin cups (about 23 full).
3.
Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Remove from pan to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
4.
In medium bowl, stir together frosting and 1/4 cup peanut butter. Frost cupcakes with frosting mixture. Sprinkle with peanuts; press lightly into frosting.
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Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 280, Fat, total (g) 15, chol. (mg) 25, sat. fat (g) 4, carb. (g) 30, Trans fatty acid (g) 2, sugar (g) 20, pro. (g) 5, sodium (mg) 270, calcium (mg) 40, iron (mg) 1, Starch () 1, Other Carb () 1, Fat () 3, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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