Wednesday, December 14, 2011

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES (Day 11): Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Day 11 of 12 Days of Christmas Goodies
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
I have been making these Homemade Peanut Butter Cups for years. An ole' neighbor of mine shared them with me over 15 years ago, she got the recipe from her Italian mother-in-law who has been making them for many years. I have no idea where she got the recipe or if she made it up herself, but it's DELICIOUS! The recipe is so simple and everyone loves them. (just a note that my chocolate came out a little too light this time). I made a huge batch and divided them up into my kids teacher goodie bags that they will be giving away on Friday (the LAST day of school before Christmas break... YAHOOO!)

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Peanut Butter Cups
from an ole' neighbor; Stephanie

1 jar (16 oz) Laura Schuders Peanut Butter w/Oil (no other peanut butter works as well)
1 lb box Powdered Sugar (about 3-1/2 cups)
1 box Graham Crackers
2 cups of Real Butter
1 pkg milk chocolate (12 oz)
1 bag white chocolate (12 oz)

Mix all ingredients together and mix with an electric mixer. Spoon into mini cup cake holders. Pat the top with a paper towel and press down flattening at the same time. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.

Melt one bag of milk chocolate and one bag of white chocolate in microwave. Spread melted chocolate over top the peanut butter mixture. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

We will  be having a linky party for the first 12 days in Decmeber. It's a BLOG HOP Party, so if you wish you can grab the blog hop code below or just link up some of your recipes with our THEME.

Here is a SNEAK PEAK of what's coming up and what's been happening.....
All the Blog Hops will be OPEN until Christmas Day (so there is plenty of time to link up)!

Day 1 - Candy Bark "Pretzel Bark"
Day 2 - Christmas Cookies "S'more Chocolate Chip Cookies"
Day 3 - Bread & Muffins "Reese's Peanut Butter Banana Bread"
Day 4 - Truffles "Egg Nog Truffles"
Day 5 - Cupcakes "Apple Pie Cupcakes"

Day 6 - Snowman "Anything SNOWMAN"
Day 7 - Fudge "Butterfinger Fudge"
Day 8 - Cake Pops or Cake Balls "Red Velvet Cake Balls - Reindeer"
Day 10 - Sugar Cookies "Swirl Sugar Cookies"
Day 11 - Homemade Candy "Peanut Butter Cups"

Today's Theme is CANDY!
I can't wait to see all the candy recipes you guys have!


  1. Good morning!
    I’ve included your usual hop on a page I’ve put together devoted to hops, challenges, and memes for every day of the week! The link to that page is under my header.

  2. Yummy and delicious look .superb sharing


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