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Fudgy Peanut Butter Chip Muffins Recipe


22 minutes
Skill Level
12-15 muffins

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!

Ingredients & Directions

Bake Time
22 minutes


  • 1/2 cup
    applesauce (125 mL)
  • 1/2 cup
    quick-cooking rolled oats (not instant) (125 mL)
  • 1/4 cup
    butter or margarine, softened (50 mL)
  • 1/2 cup
    granulated sugar (125 mL)
  • 1/2 cup
    packed light brown sugar (125 mL)
  • 1
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla (2 mL)
  • 3/4 cup
    all-purpose flour (175 mL)
  • 1/4 cup
    HERSHEY'S Cocoa (50 mL)
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking soda (2 mL)
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cinnamon (optional) (1 mL)
  • icing sugar (optional)


Equipment Needed 
oven Oven
muffin tin Muffin Tin
paper baking cups Paper Baking Cups
mixing bowls (2) Mixing Bowls
mixer Mixer
wire rack Wire Rack

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.