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REESE'S Peanut Butter Cup Crumble Cupcakes


1 hour 30 minutes
Skill Level
24 cupcakes

Prepare yourself for a peanut butter explosion. Peanut butter batter. Peanut butter icing. Top it all with REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups, and you've got a REESE’S Peanut Butter Cupcake recipe that’s perfect for parties or quiet weekends at home.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
25 minutes
Bake Time
17 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes


  • 20
    REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups, divided
  • 1 package
    white cake mix with pudding in the mix (about 18 oz.)
  • 1/4 cup
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • Peanut Butter Creme Frosting
  • 1 can
    white ready to spread frosting (12 oz.)
  • 1/2 cup
    REESE’S Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
muffin cup tin muffin cup tin
muffin cups muffin cups
mixing bowl mixing bowl
mixer mixer
measuring cups measuring cups
wire rack wire rack
bowl bowl

Heat oven to 350°F. Line 24 muffin cups (2-1/2 inches in diameter) with paper or foil liners. Remove wrappers from peanut butter cups. Coarsely chop; set aside.


Prepare cake mix according to package directions, adding peanut butter to mixture. Stir in 1 cup chopped peanut butter cup pieces. Fill prepared muffin cups one half full.


Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until wooden pick inserted into cup centers comes out clean. Cool slightly; remove from pans. Cool completely.


Prepare Peanut Butter Creme Frosting. Frost cupcakes; sprinkle remaining peanut butter cup pieces over frosting.


14 Snack Size REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups or 34 REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures or 2 (8-oz. pkg.) REESE'S Minis Peanut Butter Cups may be substituted.

Peanut Butter Creme Frosting:

Beat 1 can (12 oz.) ready-to-spread fluffy white frosting, 1/2 cup REESE'S Creamy Peanut Butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract in medium bowl until well blended and fluffy. About 2 cups frosting.

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