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Peanut Butter Cups

The classic combination of peanut and chocolate is one my children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren can't resist. They gobble up this candy all year long!—Doris Price, St. John, New Brunswick
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    3 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup shortening

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, peanut butter, brown sugar, butter and vanilla; cover and set aside.
  • In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Pour teaspoonfuls into paper-lined muffin cups.
  • Drop a rounded teaspoonful of peanut butter mixture into each cup; top with another teaspoonful of chocolate mixture. Refrigerate until set. Store in an airtight container.

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