Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes

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Peanut Butter Cup Cupcakes
Icing adapted from: Six Sisters
1 Box Dark Chocolate Cake Mix (Pilsbury Moist Supreme)
10 oz Diet Coke
2 Egg Whites

1/2 cup Peanut Butter
1/4 cup Butter Spread (Country Crock), softened
2 cups Powdered Sugar, sifted
3 T Milk
1/2 tsp Vanilla
Pinch of Salt

2 T Semi Sweet Chocolate Chips
10 Reece's Peanut Butter Cups, miniatures

Pre-heat oven to 350.
Mix cake mix, diet coke, and egg whites until well blended.
Beat with electric mixer for two minutes at medium speed.
Fill muffin tins with muffin papers and fill 3/4 full of batter.
Bake for 22 minutes at 350 or until a toothpick will come out clean.
Let cool fully.
While the cupcakes are baking, mix peanut butter and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and creamy.  
Scrape bowl, then add powdered sugar, milk, vanilla, and salt. 
Beat on low for 1 minute then scrape bowl.
Continue beating on medium speed until smooth and creamy.
Put icing in plastic bag and set in refrigerator for at least ten minutes before piping cupcakes.
Pipe cupcakes with peanut butter icing.
Melt chocolate chips and thinly pipe melted chocolate onto each cupcake.
Cut reece's cups in half and add to each cupcake for decoration.

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Happy Birthday Mom!


  1. Wow, do those ever look delicious!!! Great job!

    I nominated you for a Liebster Award!

  2. I LOVE chocolate and peanut butter! These look amazing!

  3. You just had to go and post something SO good! Now I'm going to have to make this :D

  4. Oh my goodness!! These look amazing. I'm going to definitely have to try these for sure! Love your blog & so glad to be following : )

  5. These look delicious! I think I am going to have to try and make them!!!

  6. OMG these look amazing. You just spoke straight to my heart with the Reese's - they are the candy I cannot resist. And just 5 WW Pts+, to boot! These might find their way into my kitchen this weekend... :)

  7. i don't think there is anything better than chocolate and peanut butter! wow these look amazing!

  8. Peanut Butter is a total obsession of mine! These look soooo good great pic too!

  9. Oh. My. Gravy. These look amazing! I love Reeses cups and can't believe these are WW friendly too! Thanks for sharing this recipe - it's a must-try someday for me :-)

  10. P.S. Fellow VA blogger! Nice to "meet" ya!

  11. oh my scrumptious!!!!! these look like heaven on a dish. yum!
    xo TJ

  12. ugghh i so wish i could try these! do me a favor and send one to me please? hahah i can't make them cuz my hubbs is allergic to nuts which means it's an off limits to me.. although he doesn't know i may eat nuts/peanut butter sometimes at work.. ;)

  13. oh my goodness! they look absolutely divine!

  14. OMG..I am not lying my friend right next to me said the same thing!!! yum Yum!!


  15. Those look soooo good!


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