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Easy Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Martha Stewart
Shine Food
December 12, 2012


Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

This simple, four ingredient recipe is almost just as easy to make as to buy pre-packaged. To store, place in an airtight container and refrigerate up to 2 weeks.

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Yield: Makes 24

Ingredients
4 ounces white chocolate, chopped
1/2 cup smooth peanut butter
12 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, chopped
2 tablespoons unsalted roasted peanuts, chopped

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Directions


1. Line two 12-cup mini muffin pans with paper liners; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine white chocolate and peanut butter. Microwave, until almost melted, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, stirring halfway through. Set aside to cool slightly.

2. Meanwhile, place semisweet chocolate in another microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, stirring once or twice, until almost melted, 2 to 3 minutes.

3. Dividing evenly, use a spoon to layer semisweet chocolate and peanut-butter mixture into liners, beginning and ending with chocolate; sprinkle with peanuts. Place muffin pans in freezer until peanut butter cups are firm, about 15 minutes. Bring to room temperature before serving.

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