Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Peanut Butter Cups

 I love searching the internet for great recipes.   I found a peanut butter cup at Joy of Baking.   I asked Kalyn  if she wanted to help me make some.

She jumped at the chance to get in the kitchen and get her baking on!

All you need to get started is:

  • peanut butter
  • powder sugar
  • butter
  • shortening
  • milk chocolate chips
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • paper liners for mini- muffin cups

I had Kalyn  line the min-muffin pans.    These things were so simple to make! It takes no time at all.....

Here's the recipe:

Peanut Butter Cups:

1/2 cup (125 grams) creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons (28 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (55 grams) confectioners (powdered or icing) sugar
Chocolate Coating
1 cup semi sweet chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 cup  milk chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon (10 grams) shortening

Line 36 miniature muffin cups with paper liners.

Place the peanut butter,unsalted butter, and salt in a microwaveable bowl, and heat in the microwave for about one minute or just until soft, but not melted (check and stir the ingredients every 20 seconds). Stir in the confectioners sugar.
Melt the chocolates and shortening in a heatproof bowl placed over a saucepan of simmering water.
Drop a teaspoon of the melted chocolate into each of the paper lined miniature muffin cups. Top with a scant teaspoon of peanut butter mixture. Then top with another teaspoon of melted chocolate.  Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Makes about 36 peanut butter cups.

These things are sinfully good!  So enjoy!

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