Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cups

Ingredients

1 cup peanut butter
3/4 cup butter, room temperature
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cup granulated sugar
3 eggs, large
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/4 cup flour, unbleached or all-purpose
3/4 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips
Ingredients for the Chocolate Peanut Butter Topping:
1 cup milk chocolate chips
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
3/4 cup peanut butter

Preparation

1
Instructions for the cups (bottoms): Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
2
In a large mixing bowl cream the peanut butter, butter and salt.
3
Add the sugar, eggs and vanilla extract and beat on medium speed until creamy.
4
On low or stir speed, add the flour and semi-sweet chocolate chips and blend just until the flour disappears.
5
Line muffin tins with cupcake papers. Use a two (2) ounce cookie scooper and scoop the batter into each paper, no need to press the batter down.
6
Place in a preheated 350 degree F oven and bake approximately 15 minutes, or just until light golden brown on top.
7
Cool cups for about 10 minutes before covering with the topping.
8
Instructions for the Chocolate Peanut Butter Topping: Combine both chocolate chips and the peanut butter in a pan and melt over low heat, cook and stir just until blended.
9
Scoop the topping with a one (1) ounce cookie scooper and pour over the slightly cooled cups. Then swirl with the back of a spoon.
10
Cool completely so topping is set.

 



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Rich chocolate chip peanut butter cups, topped with a layer of decadent chocolate peanut butter glaze.

Other Names:

Peanut Butter Cup recipes, Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cups

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April 7, 2014

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