Paula Deen's Peanut Butter Brownie Cupcakes

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Juenessa

From Paula's Home Cooking television show.

Top Review by brew3431

Tasty! I was worried that the cupcakes wouldn't set since the batter was so runny. But they rose up into little individual brownie cakes - so cute! I usually make a big pan of PB cup brownies, but I love that these are just the right portion for a sweet treat without going overboard.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 -21 12 ounce Duncan Hines chewy fudge brownie mix
  • 1 13 cups water
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 (12 ounce) package peanut butter chips or 24 miniature peanut butter cups


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Line 24 regular muffin cups with paper cupcake liners.
  3. Combine the brownie mix, water, vegetable oil and eggs in a large bowl blending at low speed in your mixer for about 30 seconds.
  4. Beat at medium speed for 2 minutes.
  5. Fill the cups half full with brownie batter.
  6. Place about 1 tablespoon peanut butter chips in the center of the batter, or press 1 peanut butter cup into the batter in each muffin cup until the batter meets the top edge of the peanut butter cup.
  7. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes, until the cupcakes are set.
  8. When they can be handled safely, remove them from the muffin tins and let cool completely on wire racks.
  9. Store in an airtight container.

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