homemade peanut butter cups
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Makes a great holiday gift and everyone in my family loves getting these sweet treats.
Ingredients For homemade peanut butter cups
1 ccreamy peanut butter (divided)
4 1/2 tspbutter, softened
1/2 cconfectioners' sugar
2 c(12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
4milk chocolate bars (1.55 ounces each), coarsely chopped
colored sprinkles (optional)
How To Make homemade peanut butter cups
1In a small bowl, combine 1/2 cup peanut butter, butter, confectioners' sugar and salt until smooth; set aside. In a microwave, melt the chocolate chips, candy bars and remaining peanut butter; stir until smooth. Drop teaspoonfuls of chocolate mixture into paper-lined miniature muffin cups. Top each with a scant teaspoonful of peanut butter mixture; top with another teaspoonful of chocolate mixture. Decorate with sprinkles if desired. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 3 dozen.
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