Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Photo from Jamie Anne, Flickr, creative commons


Now you can easily make one of America’s favorite chocolate peanut butter treats in your own kitchen. These incredibly delicious morsels melt in your mouth with such delightful sensations that from now on store bought will never do.

Your friends will be impressed and your family will never stop talking about these delectable treats that you have made. You will love that these wonderful peanut butter cups are actually quite easy to make. This recipe from 12 Tomatoes is especially good as in their effort to re-create the popular version found in the stores, they actually created a recipe that , in our opinion, tastes so much better.

Give this recipe a try as soon as you are ready to indulge yourself in an amazing chocolate peanut butter experience.


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

(makes about 3 dozen peanut butter cups)


  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 2 tablespoons shortening
  • 3/4 cup chunky peanut butter
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs


  1. Line a mini-muffin tin with cupcake liners, set aside. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, set aside.

  2. In a medium saucepan, combine peanut butter, butter, and the brown sugar. Heat until completely melted, and starting to bubble a little, stirring constantly.



Find the remaining directions here at 12 Tomatoes

Source: 12 Tomatoes

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