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Tuesday, March 1, 2011

March 1 is the National Day to celebrate Peanut Butter and in observance of that great day and the fact that my family loves PB I decided to share a delicious peanut butter cupcake recipe with you all for Cupcake Tuesday

1/3 cup shortening

1/3 cup Reese's Peanut Butter

1 1/4 cups packed brown sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 3/4 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon salt

1 cup milk

16 Miniature Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
In a large mixing bowl, cream the shortening, Reese's Peanut Butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy

Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition Add vanilla Combine the lanyards flour, baking powder and salt; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk Fill paper-lined muffin cups with 1/4 cup of batter Press a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup into the center of each until top edge is even with batter Bake at 350 degrees F for 22-24 minutes or until a toothpick inserted on an angle toward the center of the cupcakes comes out clean Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pans bedliner to wire racks to cool completely.
shared also on the delicious dishes challenge @ It's A Blog Party


  1. I didn't know today was National Peanut Butter day? I think they have a day for everything now :-)
    Thanks for sharing on Cupcake Tuesday!


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