Friday, August 20, 2010

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Peanut Butter Cups, what more can you say? YUM. It
is the number one Candy Bar in my family. These are
out of this world good.
Peanut Butter Cups
1 cup creamy peanut butter, divided
4 1/4 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
4 milk chocolate candy bars (1.55 ounce each) chopped
1) In a small bowl, combine half cup peanut butter, confectioner's
sugar,and salt until smooth, set aside.
2) In a microwave, melt chocolate chips, candy bars and remaining
peanut butter, stir until smooth.
3)Drop teaspoon fulls of chocolate mixture into paper lined miniature
muffin cups. Top each with a scant teaspoonful of peanut butter
mixture. Refrigerate until set. Store in airtight container.


  1. These look good! I have a recipe that uses graham crackers as a base that is really good, too. Years ago I couldn't make them fast enough- 2 boys and a husband- so I started just rolling the peanut butter mixture into balls and dipping one side in the chocolate. I could make 3 batches in the same time it took to one with the cups. I used to use candy molds, too, so there was half the problem. Waiting for them to set up. Love your pretty papers!

  2. all i can say is 'can i have one?' these look too yummy...this recipe is definitely going in my file. thanks!

  3. These are our favorites to make too!!! Yum you have me craving some right now:-)

  4. Oh boy - do these sound good! Definitely making these sometime soon!

  5. What a way to close out the week! These look delicious! Thanks for sharing and have a great weekend!

  6. OH' Girl this is right up my alley. I HAVE HAVE HAVE TO make these. THANKS SO MUCH LOVE. p.s. not prego yet, may have to wait until March because of a Disneyland fam reunion, ;( and I DON'T want to be prego at Disneyland.... plus WE WANT to go and be and see fam. too. Hugs, JEN

  7. I've never tried making these myself, but this makes me REALLY want to! I am a sucker for chocolate and peanut butter.

  8. YUM these sound amazing!

    So glad you found my blog so that I could find yours, it's adorable!!! What part of SoCal are you in?

  9. Your posts are always so yummy! I love it! Have a great weekend!! To bad you aren't closer, I would to have you as my thrifting partner! =)

  10. OMG!! How did you know my weakness? My favorite candy in the whole world. If I can't fit into my jeans anymore, I'm blaming you. :)

  11. My biggest downfall when it comes to chocolate candy bars are the Reese's Peanut Butter cups. Thank you for indulging me. I will most certainly saving this recipe. :) They look scrumptious. Have a lovely weekend.

  12. I saw found your blog from another one I was on, and saw your comment on your profile about the Target Anonymous group and laughed. I'm so with you :-) You have a beautiful blog, and these peanut butter cups look delicious.

  13. these seriously look delicious! my fiance would LOVE them!

  14. Seriously, I think I gain weight just looking at your blog ;) These look delish!

  15. Oh MY HEAVENS!!! These look absolutely TDF!! I will be making them. TFS!


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