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Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams Photo by: Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams

Peanut Butter Cups

A semisweet chocolate shell encompasses a creamy mixture of peanut butter and honey in these over-the-top homemade Peanut Butter Cups.

All You JANUARY 2012

  • Yield: 12 (serving size: 1 cup)
  • Prep time:20 Minutes
  • Chill:1 Hour, 40 Minutes
  • Total:2 Hours
  • Cost Per Serving:$.31

Ingredients

  • 2 full sheets graham crackers
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped

Preparation

1. Line a 12-cup mini-muffin pan with small paper cups. Process crackers and salt in a food processor until ground. Transfer to a bowl; stir in peanut butter and honey. Chill for 10 minutes.

2. Line a plate with plastic wrap. Divide peanut butter mixture into 12 1-Tbsp. balls. Flatten slightly. Place on plate; cover with plastic wrap and chill.

3. Place chocolate in a bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Stir until chocolate is smooth. Remove from heat; let cool slightly.

4. Spoon 1 tsp. chocolate into each cup. Spread over bottoms and halfway up sides of paper. Chill until hardened, about 30 minutes. (Keep remaining chocolate at room temperature.) Press a peanut butter disk into each shell.

5. Spoon 1 Tbsp. chocolate over disk. Spread over top. Chill until firm, about 1 hour. Keep refrigerated until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 220
  • Fat: 14g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 25g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Sodium: 115mg
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