1 box chocolate cake mix, any kind you like
Bake the cupcakes according to package.
To make the Peanut Butter icing you will need.....
1 cup confectioner's sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
5 Tbsp unsalted butter at room temp.
3/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 tsp kosher salt
1/3 cup heavy cream
chopped peanuts (optional)
Place the confectioner's sugar, pb, butter, vanilla, & salt in bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Mix on medium-low speed until creamy, scraping down bowl with spatula as you go.
Add the cream & beat on high speed until mixture is light & smooth.
Frost each cupcake with pb icing & sprinkle chopped peanuts, if desired!