Cherry Pie Cupcakes

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Cherry Pie Cupcakes are the perfect way to end a great meal! They are ridiculously delicious, soft and fluffy with a cherry pie surprise inside!

We have partnered with Betty Crocker to bring you two great recipes! First, a savory cheeseburger pot pie that definitely brings my family around the table. Perfectly complemented with this delicious cherry pie cupcake recipe! It is the best combination of sweet and savory!Cherry Pie Cupcakes topped with a cherry and a green striped straw on a white pedestal plate

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I love pie, it is something I usually make for a leisurely Sunday dinner but not anymore!!

A new spin on a couple of my favorite pie recipes makes them not only super yummy but so quick and easy that you can whip them up on a Tuesday night. Yup, a super easy WEEKNIGHT dinner and dessert going on here!!

If you’ve got a busy family like mine, then you already know that gathering around the table is one of the best ways for everyone to connect!  And these dishes are ones the kiddos will want to stick around for!

How to Make Cherry Pie Filled Cupcakes

These Cherry Pie Cupcakes are not only “Easier than pie”, they’re quick too which means you can easily whip these up any day of the week!

  1. Prepare cake mix according to the box.
  2. In the cupcake tin, add the cake mix then cherry pie filling.
  3. Bake until the tops spring back when lightly touched.

These can be served warm out of the oven with a scoop of ice cream for a dessert.  Your family is definitely not going to want to miss!

Delicious Cupcake Recipes

Cherry Pie Cupcakes are the perfect way to end a great meal!  The perfect way to sneak in a little extra family time at the table because the kids (and grown-ups) are going to want to stick around a little longer for these!

Cherry Pie Cupcakes topped with a cherry and a green striped straw
5 from 9 votes
Review Recipe

Cherry Pie Cupcakes

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 18 minutes
Total Time 28 minutes
Servings 24 cupcakes
Author Holly Nilsson
Cherry Pie Cupcakes are ridiculously delicious, soft and fluffy with a cherry pie surprise inside...


  • 1 box Betty Crocker White Cake mix
  • ingredients required on the box
  • 1 can cherry pie filling (21 oz)
  • whipped cream or ice cream (optional)

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  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Mix cake mix according to box directions. Line a cupcake pan with cupcake liners.
  • Place 3 tablespoons of cupcake batter in each well. Top with 1 tablespoon cherry pie filling.
  • Bake 18-20 minutes or until tops spring back when lightly touched.
  • Serve with ice cream or whipped cream.

Recipe Notes

Note: The cherries are placed on top of the batter in this recipe. They do find their way perfectly to the middle of the cupcakes, no need for additional batter on top.
Nutritional information calculated without whipped cream topping.

Nutrition Information

Calories: 109, Carbohydrates: 24g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 1g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 154mg, Potassium: 39mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 9g, Vitamin A: 51IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 50mg, Iron: 1mg

(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)

Keyword cherry filled cupcakes, cherry pie cupcakes, pie filling cupcakes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
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Holly is a wine and cheese lover, recipe creator, shopping enthusiast and self appointed foodie. Her greatest passion is creating in the kitchen and making deliciously comforting recipes for the everyday home cook!

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