Make your mornings feel like a REESE'S Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup with these fudgy muffins made with HERSHEY'S CHIPITS! Try the recipe here!
Heat oven to 350°F (180°C). Line muffin cups (2-1/2 inch/5.5 cm diameter) with paper baking cups.
In small bowl, mix together applesauce and oats; set aside. In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, egg and vanilla until well blended. Add applesauce mixture; blend well.
In medium bowl, mix together flour, cocoa, baking soda and cinnamon, if desired. Add to butter mixture, blending well. Stir in peanut butter chips. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with batter.
Bake 22 to 26 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in center comes out almost clean. Cool slightly in pan on wire rack. Sprinkle muffin tops with icing sugar, if desired. Serve warm.
Fudgy Peanut Butter Chip Muffins: Replace HERSHEY'S CHIPITS REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips with HERSHEY'S CHIPITS Pure Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips.