Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
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Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
55 min.
Preparation

Healthy, because

Even smarter

These homemade chocolate peanut butter cups taste just as delicious as store-bought varieties but contain no preservatives.

Use extra dark chocolate in this recipe for even more antioxidants.

Ingredients

for
18
Ingredients
16 ozs plain Dark chocolate (70% cocoa solids, chopped)
½ cup smooth Peanut butter
2 Tbsps butter
½ cup powdered sugar
How healthy are the main ingredients?
Peanut butter

Preparation steps

1.
Melt the chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a pan of simmering (not boiling) water. Remove from the heat and pour into the base of 12-18 bun tins, only barely filling the bottom of each tin. Freeze for 15 minutes.
2.
Beat together the peanut butter, butter, and icing sugar until light.
3.
Place a small tablespoon of peanut butter into each chocolate lined tin then bang the tin on a hard surface several times to flatten. Freeze for 15 minutes.
4.
Spoon more melted chocolate on top and bang the tin on a hard surface several times to flatten. Freeze for 15 minutes to set the top layer of chocolate.