Easy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Easy Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cupcakes

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30 min.
50 min.
24 cupcakes

These easy chocolate chip and peanut butter cupcakes combine all-time flavor favorites. Simply add semi-sweet chocolate mini morsels and peanut butter to your favorite cake mix and frost with prepared chocolate frosting. These will melt in your mouth!


  • 1 package (18.25 oz.) yellow cake mix
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter, divided
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels
  • 1 container (16 oz.) prepared chocolate frosting
  • 1/4 cup additional creamy peanut butter for drizzle, warmed* (optional)
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PREHEAT oven to 350°F. Paperline 24 muffin cups.

MIX cake mix according to directions reducing oil to 1/4 cup and adding 1/2 cup peanut butter. Stir in 1 1/4 cups morsels. Fill each cup 2/3 full.

BAKE for 20 to 25 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean. Transfer to wire rack. Cool completely.

COMBINE frosting, 1/2 cup morsels and remaining 1/2 cup peanut butter in medium bowl. Spread cupcakes generously with frosting, drizzle with warmed peanut butter and top with remaining morsels.

* To warm peanut butter, place peanut butter in small, plastic food storage bag; seal. Squeeze bag gently to warm peanut butter. Cut small hole from corner of bag and squeeze to drizzle.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/24 of Recipe

Servings Per Recipe: 24

  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 360
  • Calories from Fat: 180
  • Total Fat: 20g (30% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 6g (31% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 25mg (9% of DV)
  • Sodium: 240mg (10% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 43g (14% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g (9% of DV)
  • Sugars: 32g
  • Protein: 6g
  • Vitamin A: 0% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 0% of DV
  • Calcium: 4% of DV
  • Iron: 6% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.


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