Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I had no idea how easy it is to make homemade peanut butter cups until I saw some pics on design sponge and then read more on Martha Stewart. All you do is melt some chocolate, brush some into a cupcake wrapper, chill, add a peanut butter mix, and top with more melted chocolate and chill again. Both recipes mixed a bunch of sugar with their peanut butter and they also had some crispy element to add more texture. I didn’t want any crispy texture though, I wanted something more like a Reeses Peanut Butter Cup so I omitted that. Then I then had the inspiration to use Peanut Butter & Co’s White Chocolate Wonderful because it is sweet and unique tasting and already has sugar added so I could omit the mixing in sugar step. The result was the simplest decadent dessert I have ever made: no mixing, only one bowl, and I didn’t even have to turn the oven on or measure anything. Next time I think I will use more peanut butter and less chocolate, just barely covering the peanut butter on top.

They are really so amazing. I brought some to work for Valentine’s day and my coworker immediately said I should be selling them which I think I will try with the rest of my coworkers, “happy valentines day, I made you a treat 40 dollars please”.

9 thoughts on “Easy Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

  1. Kiersten

    I was so tempted to make PB cups for Valentine’s Day, but I didn’t feel like cleaning up the mess. When I made them for Halloween I made such a mess of my kitchen! It was totally worth it though.

  2. Tyler January

    i saw this on design sponge too after i made them with a friend for an xmas party. they are SO GOOD! and so EASY! yummm i can’t get enough🙂 Love your blog!
    -Tyler January

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