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Home-made REESE'S Peanut Butter Cups


For 12 peanut butter cups
  • 12 mini cupcake liners
  • 3/4 cup semi sweet Chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup of peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 t pure vanilla extract
  • pinch fine sea salt [if your PB is already salted, it’s optional to add more]
  • Directions
  1. Melt the chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second intervals until smooth. Add 2 generous tablespoons of peanut butter and stir to incorporate. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  2. Line a mini cupcake pan with mini liners. Place a heaping teaspoon of melted chocolate in each mini cupcake liner, coating the insides with chocolate using the back of your spoon. repeat with all 12 liners.
  3. Place the cupcake tin into your freezer and allow the chocolate to harden.
  4. Meanwhile, stir together peanut butter, vanilla, salt, and sugar to form a paste. Make sure you knead in all the ingredients.
  5. Divide peanut butter paste into all 12 liners, pressing down gently.
  6. Top with a teaspoon of chocolate [melt it again if needed], spreading carefully so that none of the PB paste can be seen.
  7. Chill in fridge/freezer for at least one hour.


Mar. 12th, 2011 11:21 pm (UTC)
This looks amazing!