Peanut Butter Cups

recipe

Yield:

about 13 dozen

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Ingredients

1 cup butter or margarine, softened
4 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 cup creamy peanut butter
2 tablespoons water
4 (8-ounce) packages semi-sweet chocolate squares

Preparation

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Stir in peanut butter and water. Shape mixture into 1/2-inch balls. Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets; set aside.

Place chocolate in top of a double boiler; cook over simmering water, until chocolate melts, stirring well.

Fill paper candy liners one third full with melted chocolate. Press a peanut butter ball in the center of each liner. Cover top of peanut butter with remaining melted chocolate. Let cool. Store in airtight containers in refrigerator.