Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Butch Fertic


Better than store bought


★★★★★ 2 votes

1 dozen
2 Hr 30 Min
5 Min


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1 pkg
11-1/2-ounce package milk chocolate chips, divided
3 Tbsp
vegetable shortening, divided
1 1/2 c
confectioners sugar
1 c
creamy peanut butter
1/4 c
1/2 stick butter, softened

How to Make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups


  • 1Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper baking cups
  • 2n a small saucepan, melt 1-1/4 cups chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons shortening over low heat, stirring just until mixture is smooth. Allow to cool slightly; mixture should still be pour able
  • 3Starting halfway up each paper cup, spoon about 2 teaspoons mixture over inside of cups, completely covering bottom half of each cup. Chill cups about 30 minutes, or until firm.
  • 4In a large bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, peanut butter, and butter; mix well. (Mixture will be dry.) Spoon evenly into chocolate cups and press down firmly.
  • 5Place remaining chocolate chips and shortening in saucepan and melt over low heat, stirring just until mixture is smooth. Spoon equal amounts into cups, spreading to completely cover peanut butter mixture. Cover and chill at least 2 hours, or until firm.
  • 6Start Your Transformation Now!

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About Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Course/Dish: Candies, Other Snacks
Other Tag: For Kids
Hashtags: #Love, #them, #too, #Adults

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