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Quick and Easy

Peanut Butter Cup Pudding


20 minutes
Skill Level
6 (1/2 cup) servings

Instant pudding never felt so exciting. This quick and easy dessert turns pudding mix into a decadent cup of peanut butter and chocolate goodness with just three steps. Bits of REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures make this a chocolate and peanut butter dessert that will change how you think of instant pudding.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
20 minutes


  • 12 to 16
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures
  • 1-3/4 cups
    milk, divided
  • 1 package
    vanilla instant puddingand pie filling mix (4-serving size)
  • 1/4 cup
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter


Equipment Needed 
knife Knife
cutting board Cutting Board
mixer Mixer
measuring cups Measuring Cups
rubber scraper Rubber Scraper
small bowl Small Bowl
serving dishes Serving Dishes
refrigerator Refrigerator

Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups and coarsely chop. Set aside.


Gradually add 1/2 cup milk to pudding mix in small bowl, beating until well blended. Add peanut butter, blending until mixture is smooth. Gradually add remaining 1-1/4 cups milk, beating until mixture is smooth and pudding begins to thicken (about 3 minutes). Fold in candy pieces. Spoon pudding into serving dishes.


For a fun twist, add a layer of HERSHEY'S Fudge Topping to bottom of dessert dish before adding pudding.


Cover; refrigerate until ready to serve. Garnish as desired. Refrigerate leftover pudding.

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