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homemade peanut butter cups

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Pam Conrad
Elkins, WV

Makes a great holiday gift and everyone in my family loves getting these sweet treats.

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For homemade peanut butter cups

  • 1 c
    creamy peanut butter (divided)
  • 4 1/2 tsp
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 4
    milk chocolate bars (1.55 ounces each), coarsely chopped
  • colored sprinkles (optional)

How To Make homemade peanut butter cups

  • 1
    In 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.