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Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

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Homemade Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

© 2007 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.
These taste similar to the commercial peanut butter cups, but better! Great for gifts.

Prep Time: 1 hour

Total Time: 1 hour

Yield: 3 dozen

Ingredients:

  • Bottom Layer:
  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate bar
  • 1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter (4 Tbsp or 1/2 stick)
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • Middle Layer:
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • Top Layer:
  • 6 ounces semi-sweet chocolate bar
  • 1/8 cup butter (2 Tablespoons or 1/4 stick)
  • 1 ounce paraffin wax, chopped

Preparation:

Place 1-inch mini-muffin or candy papers in a mini-muffin tin.

Bottom Layer:
In a double boiler, melt 4 ounces chocolate bar, peanut butter, and 1/4 cup butter, mixing until smooth. Gently mix in graham cracker crumbs.

Place about 1 teaspoon chocolate graham cracker mixture in bottom of paper cups. Chill 15 to 30 minutes to harden.

Middle Layer:
Place 3/4 cup peanut butter in a bowl over hot water to soften. Mix in powdered sugar and graham cracker crumbs. Place 1 teaspoon peanut butter mixture on top of hardened chocolate cracker layer. Chill 15 to 30 minutes.

Top Layer:
Melt 6 ounces chocolate bar with butter and paraffin wax. Top the peanut butter layer with about 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture. Chill to harden. Refrigerate leftovers.

Yield: 3 dozen peanut butter cups
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups Recipe Photo © 2007 Peggy Trowbridge Filippone, licensed to About.com, Inc.

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