Peanut Butter Cups

 Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

These peanut Butter Cups are 5 ingredients fun recipe easy to make at home with minimum ingredients and time, it's better than Reese's. In this Peanut butter cup recipe the; the classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate I have used semi-sweetened dark chocolate chips but you can substitute it with white chocolate chips would be the best idea; as it doesn't melt at room temperature. 
 
Also used butter because I do not like the aroma of the coconut oil but it would be preferable to use the coconut oil as it gets harder fast and becomes like a shell. Now about the choice of honey or maple syrup, I would like to say whichever is available at the time, it doesn't makes difference in the recipe of the peanut butter cups. For more ....
 
Prep Time: 45 minutes
Cook Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 47 minutes 
Yield         : 12

Peanut Butter Cups
peanut butter cups

Ingredients:

1 cup semi-sweet dark chocolate chips 
1 tbsp melted butter
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
2tbs melted butterscla
pinch of salt

Directions:

Line a muffin tin with a paper liner, melt the chocolate chips and the butter for 1 minute using either double boiler method in the microwave, stir and continue heating 30 seconds more or until chips melt and smooths.
Using a tablespoon and pour the chocolate about 2 spoons into each liner of the muffin tin. Place into the freezer for 15 minutes.

In another bowl, add peanut butter, honey/maple syrup, butter, and salt. Microwave for 20 seconds or until mixture is melted and in pouring consistency, remove the muffin tray from freezer and pour this peanut butter mixture over each cup. Put back it into the freezer for about 10 minutes to set.
 
Now pour the remaining chocolate onto the peanut butter layer enough to cover the layer completely, place back into the freezer for about 45-60 minutes or set properly, check ready to serve. Store into the refrigerator last at least 5-7 days for more than this, store into the freezer for months.
If you would like softer chocolate use ganache instead of chocolate.


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