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PEANUT BUTTER CUPS Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
C Harper

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Peanut butter cups:
c creamy peanut butter
2 T butter, room temp
⅛ t salt
c confectioners sugar, sifted

Chocolate coating:
9 oz semi sweet or bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
9 oz milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 T shortening

Directions:
Directions:
Place the peanut butter, butter and salt in a microwaveable bowl. Heat in the microwave until quite soft (30-60 seconds, but stir every 20 seconds). Stir in the confectioner's sugar.

Melt the chocolate and shortening in a heatproof bowl, placed over a saucepan of simmering water.

Spoon or pipe about 1 teaspoon of the melted chocolate into each of the paper cups. Tap the pan gently on the counter to smooth out the chocolate. Spoon (or pipe) a scant teaspoon of the peanut butter mixture on top of the chocolate. Then top with another teaspoon of melted chocolate. Tap the pan gently on the counter to smooth out the peanut butter cups. If necessary, add a little more chocolate to get a smooth top. Refrigerate about 20 minutes or until set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or they can be frozen.

 

 

 

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