The Originators of Quick & Easy Cooking!

mrfood.com
Free Offer
Homemade Candy Recipes: 20 Old Fashioned Recipes for Chocolate Candy, Fudge & More

Make delicious homemade candies with this FREE e-book!

Bonus: Get our newsletter & special offers for free. We will not share or sell your email address. View our Privacy Policy

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

(7 Votes)
MAKES
1 dozen
CHILL TIME
2 Hr 30 Min
COOK TIME
5 Min
READY IN
2 Hr 35 Min

Who doesn't love the irresistible combo of chocolate and peanut butter? Our Test Kitchen has created what is sure to be your go-to chocolate candy recipe. Once you make our Homemade Peanut Butter Cups, you'll never buy store-bought again.

What You'll Need:
  • 1 (11-1/2-ounce) package milk chocolate chips, divided
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable shortening, divided
  • 1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
What To Do:
  1. Line a 12-cup muffin tin with paper baking cups.

  2. In a small saucepan, melt 1-1/4 cups chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons shortening over low heat, stirring just until mixture is smooth. Allow to cool slightly; mixture should still be pourable.
     
  3. Starting halfway up each paper cup, spoon about 2 teaspoons mixture over inside of cups, completely covering bottom half of each cup. Chill cups about 30 minutes, or until firm.
     
  4.  In a large bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, peanut butter, and butter; mix well. (Mixture will be dry.) Spoon evenly into chocolate cups and press down firmly. 
     
  5. Place remaining chocolate chips and shortening in saucepan and melt over low heat, stirring just until mixture is smooth. Spoon equal amounts into cups, spreading to completely cover peanut butter mixture. Cover and chill at least 2 hours, or until firm.


Notes

YOUR RECENTLY VIEWED RECIPES

Ratings & Comments (0)

All fields required.

Rate & Comment

I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

My Rating:

Cancel Reply to Comment

Mr. Food E-Newsletter

  • Tasty Quick & Easy Recipes
  • Helpful Cooking Tips & Hints
  • Themed eCookbooks
  • Special Partner Offers
  • ...and so much more

Enter Your Email:

Please Wait

Thanks for signing up

Sorry, we could not sign you up.

LATEST TV RECIPE & VIDEO

Apple Bacon Coleslaw

They say an apple a day keeps the doctor away, but it also adds a whole new twist to one of our long-time favorites! Between the crunch of the cabbage, the tartness of the apple, and the smokiness of the bacon, our Apple Bacon Coleslaw is truly a winner.

How COOL are you?
1

About Mr. Food Advertise on MrFood.com Contact Us FAQ Press Room Privacy Policy Terms of Service Keyword Index Special Thanks Today's Recipe Find Us on TV Subscribe Unsubscribe Site Map RSS Bookmark