Peanut Butter-jelly Cupcakes With Frosting

Ingrients & Directions

1 Box yellow cake mix
1 c Creamy peanut butter
1/2 c Grape jelly — or other
Frosting: —–
1/3 c Unsweetened cocoa powder
1/4 c Margarine
2 c Confectioner’s sugar
4 tb Milk
1/2 ts Vanilla extract
1/2 c Creamy peanut butter

For the muffins, line 24 (2-1/2 inch) muffin pans with paper liners. Use a
non-pudding type cake mix. Place the cake mix in a large bowl along with
the peanut butter. Use an electric mixer at medium speed to mix until
coarse crumbs form. Continue with cake mix directions but omit the oil
called for on package. Spoon batter into muffin cups, filling each half
full. Top each with 1 teaspoon jelly. Add enough batter to cover jelly,
filling each cup to 3/4 full. Bake in preheated 350-degree oven for 20
minutes or until cakes spring back when lightly touched. Cool in pan on
wire rack for 10 minutes. Frost if desired.

FROSTING: Place cocoa and margarine in large bowl. Using a mixer at medium
speed, beat cocoa and margarine until smooth. Gradually beat in sugar,
alternating with milk and vanilla. Beat in peanut butter until frosting is

Yields: 24 cupcakes and enough frosting for all.

24 Servings

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