How to Make Butterfinger Cupcakes

These cupcakes are perfect for any lover of the delicious Butterfinger candy bar. Just be careful not to eat all of them!

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How to Make Butterfinger Cupcakes Recipe
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Cream the butter, peanut butter and brown sugar until smooth.

Cream the butter, peanut butter and brown sugar until smooth.

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Beat in egg and vanilla extract.

Beat in egg and vanilla extract.

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Carefully combine all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl.

Carefully combine all the dry ingredients in a separate bowl.

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Slowly add them to the wet mixture, alternating with the milk.

Slowly add them to the wet mixture, alternating with the milk.

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And blend until consistent.

And blend until consistent.

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Before you put them in the pan, take 18 vanilla crunch wafer crackers and cut them in half. This will mimic the delicious Butterfinger crunch!

Before you put them in the pan, take 18 vanilla crunch wafer crackers and cut them in half. This will mimic the delicious Butterfinger crunch!

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Pull them apart length-wise and spread them peanut butter in between!

Pull them apart length-wise and spread them peanut butter in between!

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Scoop a small amount of batter into each liner...

Scoop a small amount of batter into each liner...

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And gently press a wafer onto each.

And gently press a wafer onto each.

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Then place a smaller amount of batter on top!

Then place a smaller amount of batter on top!

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Bake them at 350 for 23 minutes.

Bake them at 350 for 23 minutes.

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While they're baking, crunch up a Butterfinger candy bar for the topping. (This is completely optional!)

While they're baking, crunch up a Butterfinger candy bar for the topping. (This is completely optional!)

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All done! Let them cool for 30 minutes.

All done! Let them cool for 30 minutes.

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While they cool, mix up all of the drizzle ingredients in a small bowl.

While they cool, mix up all of the drizzle ingredients in a small bowl.

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Stir well until completely smooth, then set aside.

Stir well until completely smooth, then set aside.

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Now for the icing! Mix up all of the dry ingredients.

Now for the icing! Mix up all of the dry ingredients.

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Then cream the butter, sugar and vanilla until smooth.

Then cream the butter, sugar and vanilla until smooth.

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Now add the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk.

Now add the dry ingredients, alternating with the milk.

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It will be very thick, so don't worry if it's hard to combine!

It will be very thick, so don't worry if it's hard to combine!

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Once cooled, ice the cupcakes. I only iced about 3/4 of them because I wanted some variety!

Once cooled, ice the cupcakes. I only iced about 3/4 of them because I wanted some variety!

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Sprinkle a bit of crushed Butterfinger on the iced cupcakes and finish off with the peanut butter drizzle. 😍

Sprinkle a bit of crushed Butterfinger on the iced cupcakes and finish off with the peanut butter drizzle. 😍

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For the others, drizzle more on top and add a few peanuts, and maybe a wafer cookie!

For the others, drizzle more on top and add a few peanuts, and maybe a wafer cookie!

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And voila! You have Butterfinger cupcakes.

And voila! You have Butterfinger cupcakes.

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With a delicious peanut butter crunch inside!  Enjoy!  -Piper

With a delicious peanut butter crunch inside! Enjoy! -Piper

Ingredients

Cups Butter 
½ Cups Peanut Butter 
Cups Brown Sugar 
1 Cup Egg 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 
2 Cups Flour 
½ Teaspoons Salt 
½ Teaspoons Baking Powder 
½ Teaspoons Baking Soda 
FROSTING SUPPLIES BELOW 
¼ Cups Unsalted Butter 
3 Tablespoons Cocoa Powder 
¼ Cups Milk 
2 Cups Powdered Sugar 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract 
DRIZZLE SUPPLIES BELOW 
Cups Powdered Sugar 
3 Tablespoons Peanut Butter 
3 Tablespoons Milk 
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