Sprinkled Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups – Homemade Candy Store Favorite Recipe

Sprinkled Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups - Homemade Candy Store Favorite Recipe

If you love chocolate peanut butter cups as much as I do, then you’ll need to pin this recipe! Now, you can recreate the chocolatey treat in your kitchen with these Sprinkled Chocolate Peanut Buttercups, a homemade candy store favorite recipe.

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Ingredients:

2 Cups Milk Chocolate Chips
3/4 Cup Creamy Peanut Butter
4 Teaspoons Softened Butter
1/2 Cup Powdered Sugar
Pinch of Salt
Sprinkles (if desired)

Recipe will require:

Mini-muffin baking pan
Mini- muffin cupcake liners
2 small mixing bowls
1 fork
1 spoon

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Sprinkled Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups - Homemade Candy Store Favorite Recipe step

Directions:

1. Line baking pan with cupcake liners.
2. Combine 1/2 cup peanut butter, powdered sugar, softened butter, and salt in small mixing bowl, mix, and set aside.
3. Combine 2 cups chocolate chips and the leftover 1/4 cup peanut butter, microwave for 15 second intervals, mixing In between, until fulling melted. (Usually takes 60 seconds depending on your microwave.)
4. Take your peanut butter dough and roll into small balls and see aside.
5. Pour a small amount of chocolate and peanut butter goodness into the bottom of your lined cupcake pan.
6. Take your peanut butter balls and carefully put one in each liner, push down just a touch.
7. Now pour the remaining melted chocolate over each ball, use your spoon to evenly spread the chocolate.
8. Top off with desired sprinkles.
9. Put directly into freezer for about 20 minutes, or until firm, sure your pan lays flat.
10. Your delicious peanut butter cups are now ready to enjoy.
11. Get ready to make more because your family and friends will now be requesting these.

Make sure you store these delicious treats in a fridge to prevent any kind of melting.



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  • I’ve got a recipe for homemade nut butter cups that is fantastic too. They taste so much better than the prepackaged candies.

  • Robin (Masshole Mommy)

    I love these. They are perfect for our big 4th of July cookout we are having this weekend.

  • Ali

    Oh yum! Those look so delicious! I’m going to have to give these a try:)

  • Oooooh, I’m about to be the cool mom! Thank you so much for sharing this recipe. I know my kids will love it! – Jerusha, TheDisneyChef.com

  • Nothing better than peanut butter and chocolate! Throw in a good glass of wine and Netflix and that’s an amazing night for me 🙂

  • What a fun and delish sweet treat. I have such a sweet tooth that I am always looking for new recipes to try, especially those that are simple enough for me to make with my boys. Thanks for the new idea!

  • oh, my goodness! this is sinfully tasteful…I would love to try this recipe!

  • Rosey

    I’ve never made homemade candy. After seeing this post, I have no idea why! It looks amazing.

  • My absolute favorite candy ever is chocolate peanut butter cups! I’m afraid if I make these, I’d eat them all myself. Okay, I think I should make these! 🙂

  • Elizabeth O.

    My kids love peanut butter cups. I can’t wait to make this for them.

  • I didn’t think making peanut butter cups would be so simple. They are delicious and I would love to try it by myself instead of buying them.

  • My gosh I’m definitely craving these now! Creamy peanut butter and chocolate would hit the spot.

  • Those looks so cute! And really simple to make. Will have to give them a try sometime.

  • Chocolate and peanut butter is my favorite sweet flavor combination!! These homemade chocolate peanut butter cups sound amazing!!

  • Ron Leyba

    I so love this! I wish I can some of these soon!

  • I am not a fan of peanut butter but this is something that my boys would love.

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