A stack of Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
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5 from 3 votes

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Three-ingredient Homemade Peanut Butter Cups are so easy to make and even more delicious than the store-bought stuff. They are the perfect snacks or edible gifts for your chocolate and peanut butter lovers.
Prep Time25 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Candy, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 pieces
Calories: 178kcal
Author: Trang

Ingredients

  • 6 ounce dark chocolate melting wafers
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup peanut butter chips

Instructions

  • Line 12 cavities of a mini cupcake pan with mini cupcake liners
  • Melt 2 oz of chocolate in a glass bowl placed over a simmering pot of water, stirring with a spatula. When almost all of the chocolate has melted, remove it from the heat and continue to stir until it melts completely and smooth.
  • Fill the lined cups with 1/2 teaspoon of melted chocolate, use the back of the spoon to push the chocolate up to cover the side of the liners as well.
  • Refrigerate about 5 minutes until hardened.
  • Melt the peanut butter chips along with the peanut butter in another glass bowl placed over a simmering pot of water, stirring with a spatula until completely melted.
  • Take the cupcake pan out of the fridge and fill the chocolate cup with 2 teaspoon of the peanut butter mixture.
  • Refrigerate again for about 5 minutes until hardened.
  • Melt the rest of the chocolate in the first bowl over a simmering pot of water, stirring with a spatula. When almost all of the chocolate has melted, remove it from the heat and continue to stir until it melts completely and smooth.
  • Take the cupcake pan out of the fridge and add 1 teaspoon of melted chocolate over the peanut butter.
  • Refrigerate until completely hardened or allow to set at room temperature.
  • Store in an air tight container at room temperature.

Nutrition

Serving: 32g | Calories: 178kcal