Reese’s Pieces Cupcakes

Reese’s Pieces Peanut Buttery Cupcakes!

OK! So my hubs isn’t much for sweets. 
Kind of breaks my heart… Because I LOVE to bake!!!
But once in awhile I can find something he likes. 
One of his favorites, Reese’s Pieces! 
What better way to incorporate Reese’s Pieces into a dessert than with Reese’s Pieces Peanut Buttery Cupcakes!!!

Ingredients Needed:

Butter Pecan Cake Mix
Muffin tin
Bag of Reese’s Pieces
Cream Cheese Icing
Cupcake Liners
AND my special secret ingredient… Apple Sauce to substitute for the oil called for in the cake mix!
Makes the cupcakes more moist!

Mix up the cake mix according to the directions, substituting oil for your cup of apple sauce of course. 

Then to keep it real… Let me share my cooking FAIL
In a thin cake mix apparently… Reese’s Pieces just SINK
They’re too heavy for the light mix. 
SO instead of doing what I did and just trying to mix them into the cake mix…

Go ahead and fill your cupcake liners in your muffin tin with cake mix, then drop a few Reese’s Pieces into each cupcake one at a time. 

This way, you get a few in each cupcake and NOT just a huge pile of Reese’s Pieces at the bottom of your bowl… 
You live you learn, then you share it on your blog so others don’t have to! 😉

Bake according to directions on the box and viola!
Yummy cupcakes! 

And my new icing technique… 
Saves time from just using a butter knife or spatula…
Cut off a corner of a ziploc baggy, fill with icing and go to town!!

Then of course display on your new cake plate! 😉

Happy Baking Lovelies! 
And Happy Tasty Tuesday!!!

P.S. This post was first featured here! Be sure to check out all the fun CUPCAKE posts Malory hosted for her Cupcake Month at Snips & Spice


  1. Kara @ Mine for the Making says:

    So yum and so easy! LOVE! And reeses pieces is one of my faves as well. Love your new plate!

  2. Toaster4JC says:

    Sounds pretty yummy to me!

  3. Holy Heavenly—-Bryan doesn't like when i have sweets in the house or try to bake either—gosh, maybe he'll like these:) YUMMMERS!

  4. YUM! What a great combo!

  5. OMG Kassie, these look amazing!! I want some right now. So glad you shared them! ♥ BJ

  6. Melanie @ bear rabbit bear says:

    Yummy! Thanks for sharing! I’d love for you to link this to Things I’ve Made Thursdays. I’m trying something new this week- We have two sections to the party- one for kids’ things and one for “Anything”!! I think this post would be an awesome addition to the “Anything Goes” party!

    Hope you’ll stop by on Thursday and link up!

  7. Brit @ JandMs Eye Candy says:

    Ohhh, Reesees are my favorite all time candy! Can't wait to try this! Thanks for linking up!

  8. Chrissy.Barile says:

    These look amazing!! The Hubbs would LOVE them!

    Chrissy @ ForMamas