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Easy Peanut Butter Cups

My husband loves peanut butter. He especially loves the peanut butter cups you buy. I have tried several versions of homemade peanut butter cups over the years, but I have not found a recipe that we really thought was great.

This year though I found a recipe in an old Martha Stewart Everyday Food magazine. It was a little different in that you use white chocolate in the peanut butter layer. I decided I would give Martha’s version a try and oh was it good.

Seriously, these were so good. I made these for our office party and I think they were the most popular dessert item. There were none left and my kids think I need to make some more.

These really were as close to the real store bought ones that I have made. I will be making these again. They were really good, really easy, and really frugal to make.

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  1. Yummo!!! These would be great to make for the tray of goodies I send into my husband’s work.

  2. Oh Lynn…. You are now my best friend!!! 🙂

  3. chris parrill says

    i had your website bookmarked for quite some time and decided to go to it tonight. read your post on peanut butter cups and i have recently discovered by using natural peanut butter that i grind at fred meyer health food section works wonderful to achieve the “real” peanut butter cup flavor. i was so desperate for chocolate one night i tried the pnut butter and choc and could not believe how close it was to the candy bar.

  4. Wow, these look amazing!


  5. I’m so glad that they’re easy, because they look dreamy!

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    Looks like I have a project when I get off of work today.

  7. Those look and sound like a dream come true 🙂

  8. Yum! I don’t have any mini muffin pans. Is there any reason I couldn’t just make these bigger in a regular muffin pan?

  9. Oh wow those look delicious, I just love peanut butter cups. I will have to try these. That is after my sugar fast.

  10. Thanks for the awesome and festive recipe!

  11. oh my husband is wild about reese’s peanut butter cups -I have to give this a try.

  12. Those look really fun and easy

  13. I think everyone loves peanut butter cups. Yours are very pretty. Doylene

  14. I just had to make these little cups for our Open House this weekend. They’re chilling in the refrigerator as I type this. Way easy to do! Thanks for the recipe.

  15. These little treats looks and sound so YUMMY!!!

  16. This looks more like 2 layers of chocolate than a peanut butter cup – which actually looks even better! I’m a huge white chocolate fan, so I bet these would taste awesome.

  17. They look yummy….i dont like white chocolate much though….maybe i can try using regular chocolate?

  18. I’m making these right now….I can tell they are going to be awesome, because I tried the filling ;D lol shhh

  19. Made these yesterday… very yummy, peanut butter middles were delicious, but the semisweet chocolate was very rich. Next time I will make them with milk chocolate chocolate chips, mmm… Thanks for posting!


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