Two of my favorites in a cup – peanut butter and chocolate! Nothing beats a homemade peanut butter cups made with so much love. Refrigerate them or leave them at room temperature for a creamier and softer bite. Either way, these sweet little cups satisfy my sweet tooth and my nutty cravings. There are many things I love about these cups, first because it is so easy to make even my kids can do it! The ingredients are pretty straightforward, all of them I am sure you already have. They are amazing to give as a do-it-your-own gift. And because I love peanut butter! I can finish a tub of peanut butter in a heartbeat without me even realizing it. Crazy, right? So this Homemade Peanut Butter Cups are perfect for me. They remind me of Reese’s. Before I was so obsessed with Reese’s but figured why not do something similar myself? I mean I still love Reese’s but these cute little homemade cups are so much more amazing! It’s cost-efficient, and I usually make them in batches, I just stash them in the freezer.
1 cup butter, melted
2 cups graham crackers, crushed
2 cups confectioner’s sugar
1 cup peanut butter
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
4 tablespoons peanut butter
How to make Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
Step 1: Use paper liners to line your muffin tins and grease them with cooking spray.
Step 2: In a bowl, place the butter, graham crackers, confectioner’s sugar, and a cup of peanut butter. Mix well until incorporated.
Step 3: Spoon about 1 – 1 1/2 tablespoons of the mixture into the muffin liners. Pressing the mixture into the bottom of the greased liners.
Step 4: Melt the chocolate chips with 4 tablespoons of peanut butter.
Step 5: Once melted, spoon the filling over the liners. Use a spoon to smooth the tops of the cups.
Step 6: Then, put the muffin tins inside the fridge to set.
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