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Nutter Butter-Chocolate Cupcakes

Ingredients

Cupcakes

  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box devil's food cake mix, prepared as directed on box
  • 1 package regular size Nutter Butter cookies
  • 1 package mini Nutter Butter cookies
  • 1 can chocolate frosting

Peanut Butter Frosting

  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 8 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk (to thin frosting just a bit)
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

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Instructions

  1. Cut 12 Nutter Butter cookies in half. Line cupcake pans with cupcake papers and place half a cookie in the bottom of each.
  2. Mix cake mix according to directions on the box.
  3. Chop approximately 12 cookies coarsely and mix them into the cake mix.
  4. Fill the cupcake liners, and bake for about 15-18 minutes.
  5. Cream together peanut butter and butter.
  6. Add vanilla extract.
  7. Slowly add confectioners' sugar.
  8. Add cream or milk to thin the frosting as desired.
  9. Frost cupcakes, leaving a well in the center, then place a bit of chocolate frosting and place a mini Nutter Butter on top.

Yield: 24 servings