Reese's Peanut Butter Cupcakes

You can NEVER go wrong with chocolate and peanut butter!

Let's get right to it!








INGREDIENTS FOR THE CHOCOLATE CUPCAKES:

  • 1 box of chocolate cake mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup of vegetable oil
  • 2 heaping tablespoons of greek yogurt
  • 30 mini reese's cups, (separated, you will use the extras to sprinkle on top)




INGREDIENTS FOR THE PEANUT BUTTER FROSTING:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) room temperature butter
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla 
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk




DIRECTIONS:
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit 
Line 2 regular muffin tins with cupcake liners.
  1. Mix the cake mix, milk, eggs, oil, and greek yogurt together until smooth
  2. Spoon batter into cupcake pans, filling the liners half way.
  3. Place a mini reese's peanut butter cup into the center of the batter in each cup and gently push down ( it's okay if they stick out a little bit)
  4. Bake for 16-20 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean in the middle of each one.
  5. Allow to cool completely before frosting.



DIRECTIONS FOR PEANUT BUTTER FROSTING:
  1. Beat the butter, and peanut butter together until smooth.
  2. Add powdered sugar, and vanilla. Beat again until combined.
  3. Add evaporated milk, beating well until light and fluffy.
  4. Frost the cupcakes
  5. Chop up the remaining pieces of the mini reese's cups and sprinkle on top.






Enjoy!!!! 
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