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homemade peanut butter cups

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Recipe by
Kasey Cook
Warren, ME

Made these last Christmas for a treat, and turned out to be a big hit. Soooo Yummy!!!

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Ingredients For homemade peanut butter cups

  • 72
    hershey's kisses brand milk chocolates, divided
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 c
    peanut butter, creamy
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter or margarine, softened

How To Make homemade peanut butter cups

  • 1
    Line 24 small muffin cups (1-3/4 inches in diameter) with small paper bake cups. Remove wrappers from chocolates.
  • 2
    Place 48 chocolates in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at MEDIUM (50%) 1 minute; stir. Microwave at MEDIUM an additional 10 seconds at a time, stirring after each heating, just until chocolate is melted when stirred. Using small brush, coat inside of paper cups with melted chocolate.
  • 3
    Refrigerate 20 minutes; reapply melted chocolate to any thin spots. Refrigerate until firm, preferably overnight. Gently peel paper from chocolate cups.
  • 4
    Beat peanut butter, powdered sugar and butter in small bowl until smooth. Spoon into chocolate cups. Before serving, top each cup with a chocolate piece. Cover; store cups in refrigerator. About 24 servings.

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