Peanut Butter Cups

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I finally bought a mini muffin pan from Sur La Table the other day and I knew I had to make these! These peanut butter cups are super easy to make and there is no baking required!

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These babies are already eaten. You can’t stop at just one!

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The peanut butter inside is a combination of powdered sugar, brown sugar and butter. It’s very creamy and rich. Perfect to sink your teeth into.

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Peanut Butter Cups
Makes about 4 dozen

1 and 1/2 cups powdered 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

1. In a small bowl, combine the powdered sugar, peanut butter, brown sugar, butter and vanilla, cover and set aside.
2. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and shortening, stir in until smooth. Pour teaspoonfuls into paper-lined mini muffin cups.
3. Drop a round teaspoonful of peanut butter mixture into each cups, top with another teaspoonful of chocolate. Refrigerate until set. Enjoy!
From: Taste of Home