Peanut Butter Cups

“This is a great and easy candy recipe. I also use this recipe at easter for peanut butter eggs. Simply mold the PB filling in oblong egg shapes and dip in the melted chocolate.”
READY IN:
25mins
YIELD:
4 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat together sugar, peanut butter, brown sugar, butter and vanilla until well-combined in a smooth mixture. Set aside.
  2. In a medium saucepan over low heat, melt choc chips and shortening, stirring frequently until melted and smooth.
  3. Pour teaspoonfuls of melted chocolate into paper-lined mini muffin cups to fill about 1/3 way.
  4. Drop rounded teaspoons of peanut butter mixture into each cup over chocolate.
  5. Top peanut butter mixture with additional teaspoon or so of melted chocolate (enough to fill cup and cover peanut butter mixture).
  6. Chill until set.
  7. makes about 4 dozen.

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