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mini peanut butter cups

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a recipe by
Melissa Buchanan-Smith
Clarkston, MI

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 time 45 Min
method Blend

Ingredients For mini peanut butter cups

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

How To Make mini peanut butter cups

  • 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.