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Peanut Butter-Filled Brownie Cupcakes Recipe

Peanut Butter-Filled Brownie Cupcakes Recipe

I have made this outstandingly delicious recipe for years. These rich cupcakes are sure to delight everyone you make them for. —Carol Gillespie, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min. + cooling YIELD:12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 package fudge brownie mix (8-inch square pan size)
  • 1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons cream cheese, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • Confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 350°. Prepare brownie batter according to package directions; stir in chocolate chips. For filling, in a small bowl, beat peanut butter, cream cheese, egg and sugar until smooth.
  • 2. Fill paper-lined muffin cups one-third full with batter. Drop filling by teaspoonfuls into the center of each cupcake. Cover with remaining batter.
  • 3. Bake 15-20 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in brownie portion comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust tops with confectioners' sugar. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 1 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cupcake equals 328 calories, 18 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, 201 mg sodium, 39 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 5 g protein.