How to Bake Peanut-Butter Cup Cupcakes

Steps to make delicious peanut butter cup cupcakes!

How to Bake Peanut-Butter Cup Cupcakes Recipe
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Gather all your ingredients.

Gather all your ingredients.

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Preheat oven to 305° fahrenheit.

Preheat oven to 305° fahrenheit.

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CUPCAKES: Mix dry ingredients together (including chocolate chips) in a bowl.

CUPCAKES: Mix dry ingredients together (including chocolate chips) in a bowl.

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Mix wet ingredients together in a separate bowl.

Mix wet ingredients together in a separate bowl.

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Add the wet ingredients to the dry.

Add the wet ingredients to the dry.

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Mix together until smooth.

Mix together until smooth.

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Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.

Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.

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Fill the cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.

Fill the cupcake liners 3/4 of the way full.

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Once oven is preheated, bake cupcakes in oven for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

Once oven is preheated, bake cupcakes in oven for 30 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out clean.

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FILLING: Place icing sugar, peanut butter, butter, and a pinch of salt into a food processor.

FILLING: Place icing sugar, peanut butter, butter, and a pinch of salt into a food processor.

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Once blended, place into bowl and squeeze into one smooth ball.

Once blended, place into bowl and squeeze into one smooth ball.

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Place filling into air-tight container.

Place filling into air-tight container.

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Take cupcakes out of oven, place on cooling rack, and allow time to cool (Place in an air-tight container if you plan on making these on different days).

Take cupcakes out of oven, place on cooling rack, and allow time to cool (Place in an air-tight container if you plan on making these on different days).

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BUTTERCREAM: Beat room temperature butter with peanut butter on high for 5 minutes until light and fluffy.

BUTTERCREAM: Beat room temperature butter with peanut butter on high for 5 minutes until light and fluffy.

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Slowly add in the icing sugar (put mixer on low setting).

Slowly add in the icing sugar (put mixer on low setting).

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Add the milk in, one tablespoon at a time.

Add the milk in, one tablespoon at a time.

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DECORATION: Core out the middle of the cupcake using a cupcake corer (if you don't have a cupcake corer, a knife or melon ball scoop will work fine).

DECORATION: Core out the middle of the cupcake using a cupcake corer (if you don't have a cupcake corer, a knife or melon ball scoop will work fine).

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Fill the middle of the cupcake with a spoonful of the filling.

Fill the middle of the cupcake with a spoonful of the filling.

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Frost the cupcake.

Frost the cupcake.

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Chop up a couple of chocolate bars into fine pieces.

Chop up a couple of chocolate bars into fine pieces.

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Cut a mini Reese's cup in 1/2.

Cut a mini Reese's cup in 1/2.

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Roll the edges of the cupcake in the pieces of chocolate.

Roll the edges of the cupcake in the pieces of chocolate.

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Place 1/2 of the Reese's cup on top of the cupcake.

Place 1/2 of the Reese's cup on top of the cupcake.

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Serve and enjoy!

Serve and enjoy!

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