HOMEMADE PEANUT BUTTER CUPS
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 2 tablespoons corn syrup or honey
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/2 cup peanut butter
- 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
- 1/2 cup vanilla wafer or graham cracker crumbs
- 1 pound chocolate of your choice: white, milk, semi-sweet, bittersweet
Add corn syrup or honey, vanilla and peanut butter.
Stir until well combined. Stir in confectioner’s sugar and cookie crumbs.
Melt 12 ounces of chocolate over low heat, stirring frequently.
Remove from heat and add remaining chocolate, stir until smooth.
If necessary, return to heat briefly to melt remaining chocolate bits.
Chocolate should be thick and smooth.
Line mini-muffin tin with paper liners. Spoon a generous teaspoon of melted chocolate into each cup.
Drop a slightly rounded teaspoon of peanut butter mixture on top of the chocolate.
Cover with more chocolate. Place in refrigerator until set.
Store cool and dry.
Yields 24 peanut butter cups.
You can use either smooth or chunky peanut butter and dark, milk or white chocolate - whatever suits your fancy. Enjoy!