Belgian chocolate peanut butter cups

Original blog post: https://spatulagoddess.com/2011/05/04/belgian-chocolate-peanut-butter-cups/

Recipe souce: Good Housekeeping

Time required: 2 days (1.5 hrs + overnight chilling)

Yields: at least 30 portions

Tools required:

  • kitchen scale
  • mini baking cups

Ingredients:

  • 9 oz white chocolate
  • 8 oz semi-sweet chocolate
  • 1½ C creamy peanut butter (divided into two ¾C portions)
  • 1⅓ C salted peanuts, crushed

Instructions:

  1. Use a serrated blade to chop the chocolates, setting each into a separate container.
  2. Place the mini baking cups in a large container.
  3. In a sauce pan on Low, melt the white chocolate and half of the peanut butter, stirring until smooth.
  4. Spoon mixture into baking cups, filling about halfway. Shake each cup so the chocolate settles, and refrigerate 10 minutes.
  5. In a fresh sauce pan, on Low, melt semi-sweet chocolate and half of the peanut butter, again stirring until smooth.
  6. Pour the semi-sweet chocolate onto the chilled cups, again shaking them to settle.
  7. If desired, sprinkle crushed nuts on the top.
  8. Chill overnight and enjoy.

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