Mini Peanut Butter Cups

Melissa Buchanan-Smith

By
@lissak63

These have become a Christmas tradition, three years running.

Simple to make with the best peanut butter centers.


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Serves:

Makes 3 dozen mini cups

Prep:

45 Min

Method:

Blend

Ingredients

1 c
creamy peanut butter, divided
4 1/2 tsp
butter softened
1/2 c
confectioners sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
12 oz
semi sweet chocolate chips
4, 1.55 oz
chocolate candy bars, coarsely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup peanut butter, butter, confectioners sugar and salt until smooth; set aside. I use my electric mixer until it's very smooth and creamy. Few minutes
2
In a microwave, melt the chocolate chips, candy bars and remaining peanut butter; stir until smooth.
3
Line mini muffin cups with muffin papers. Drop by teaspoonfuls of chocolate into muffin cups papers. This will fill bottom quarter or so with chocolate.
4
Drop rounded small teaspoon balls of peanut butter into center of each cup. Top with another teaspoon of chocolate, covering peanut butter.
5
Decorate top with sprinkles if desired.

Refrigerate until set and store in an air tight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom