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Chocolate Peanut Butter 'Box' Cupcakes

Take your taste buds to the next level with these Chocolate Peanut Butter Box Cupcakes! These decadent cupcakes are filled with creamy peanut butter cups and topped with peanut butter frosting for an unforgettable bite.

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Chocolate Peanut Butter 'Box' Cupcakes


for 12 cupcakes

  • 1 box chocolate cake mix, prepared according to package instructions
  • 18 chocolate peanut butter cups
  • 1 cup vanilla frosting (115 g)
  • ¾ cup peanut butter (180 g)

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 406
  • Fat 17g
  • Carbs 59g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 41g
  • Protein 6g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a large bowl, prepare the cake batter.
  3. Divide the batter evenly among a lined muffin tin, filling halfway.
  4. Place a peanut butter cup in each, then top with remaining batter, filling about ¾ of the way up.
  5. Bake for 20 minutes, then cool.
  6. In a separate bowl, combine peanut butter and vanilla frosting, stirring until smooth.
  7. Then halve the remaining peanut butter cups.
  8. Pipe the frosting onto each cupcake, then top with the peanut butter cup halves.
  9. Enjoy!
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Chocolate Peanut Butter 'Box' Cupcakes