{Easy} Mini-Peanut Butter Cups

I realize this is not a Q&A on the Workbox System (which is now several days behind schedule), but I had to bake something. It was a need. A compulsion.

I wanted something with peanut butter and chocolate. And I wanted it to be simple.

Here’s what I came up with . . . .

Minis

I used Betty Crocker’s Double Peanut Cookies recipe, but changed a few things ~ I used all brown sugar, 2 teaspoons vanilla and omitted the peanuts.

Or you can use your favorite peanut butter cookie recipe.

Pre-heat your oven to 350.

Spray two mini-muffin pans with non-stick spray. Place a heaping tablespoon into each cup.

Mini-Pan

Bake for about 8-10 minutes ~ depending on how hot your oven is. Watch closely.

Once removed from the oven, allow them to cool completely.

Cooling

In your microwave, melt the Baker’s Dipping Chocolate slowly ~ in 30 second increments. Just until it’s almost melted and then stir vigorously.

Dipping Chocolate

Dip the tops of each peanut butter cup into the chocolate.

I actually tried dipping the entire cup, but it was a huge mess and I was wasting a ton of chocolate. If you figure out a way to do it more efficiently, please tell!

Dipped

Now, you should probably eat a couple while the chocolate is still hot and then eat a couple more after it’s hardened. Just to compare.

Sweet Bliss

Warning: These are highly addictive!

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Comments

  1. I gained weight just reading the post! YIKES!

  2. Jacquelin says:

    Mmmm…that looks delicious. I am going to make these ASAP.

  3. Sawatzky family says:

    oh you wonderfully tempting baker you!!!! These look divine I will be trying these FOR SURE!!!!!
    thanks for sharing….no REALLY thank you!!

  4. Melissa Stover says:

    oh yeah, you totally beat me out with this recipe.

  5. MarshaMarshaMarsha says:

    Yum. Yum. YUM.

    Do you ever do the chocolate chip cookie dough in a mini muffin tin and then, while it's still hot, push in a mini reese's peanut butter cup?

    Those are to die for too.

    But I love me some peanut butter cookie!

  6. argsmommy says:

    I'm so jealous at how you just come up with these yummy ideas.