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Reese's Pumpkin Cupcakes

Reese's Pumpkin Cupcakes - It's no secret to anyone that knows me that I love peanut butter and chocolate.  There is nothing better than Reese's pumpkins this time of year! Place on top of a chocolate cupcake that is frosted...OMG!!
Course cupcakes, Halloween
Cuisine American
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12 cupcakes
Author Rob

Ingredients

Chocolate Cupcakes

  • 1 box double chocolate cake mix
  • 4 large eggs- room temp
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup oil
  • 2 tbsp plain Greek yogurt

Peanut Butter Frosting

  • 1/2 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 1 cup crushed Oreos

Vanilla ( Orange ) Frosting

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 1 drop orange food coloring
  • 12 Reese's pumpkins

Instructions

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    2. Line 2 regular muffin tins with double cupcake liners. ( 2 liners for each cupcake )

    3. In a large bowl add your cake mix, milk, eggs, oil and Greek yogurt. Mix until smooth.

    4.Scoop the batter into cupcake pans, filling the liners 3/4of the way full.

    5. Bake cupcakes for 18-20 minutes or until done. Allow to cool before frosting.

    Peanut Butter Frosting:

    6. In the bowl of a stand mixer add the butter, and peanut butter. Beat until smooth. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Beat until combined. Add milk and mix until light and fluffy.

    7. Frost cupcakes only a little bit to be able to dip in the Oreos.

    8. Take each cupcake and dip into the crushed Oreos.

    Orange Vanilla Frosting:

    9. In the bowl of a stand mixer add the butter, and vanilla. Beat until smooth.

    10. Add powdered sugar. Beat until combined. Add milk, orange food coloring and mix until light and fluffy. Frost with the vanilla ( orange frosting )

    11. Place the Reese's pumpkin on top.

    ENJOY!!