A Homemade Kitchen: Peanut Butter Cups

Yield: 2 dozen cups

Cook: 2 hours

Tessa Arias Homemade Peanut Butter Cups taste infinitely better than store bought ones, plus they're easy to make! [caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="550"] Homemade Peanut Butter Cups[/caption] Last week I kicked off a...

22 Responses to “A Homemade Kitchen: Peanut Butter Cups”

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    Tracey — May 7, 2011 at 4:18 pm

    These look incredible Tessa! Reese's are my favorite candy so I'm not sure why I've never attempted a homemade version.

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    Melissa — May 7, 2011 at 4:35 pm

    This sounds so cool. Saving this one for baking day with the kids.

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    Stacey — May 7, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    Looks good! Can't wait to try them!!!

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    lisamichele — May 8, 2011 at 1:08 am

    These look fantastic! Sawt hem on foodgawker and was completely wowed!

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    lemonsandanchovies — May 8, 2011 at 4:34 am

    I'm sold on homemade peanut butter cups, too. They were a byproduct of another recipe that became a fast favorite. Love you version, too. :-)

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    Caroline — May 9, 2011 at 4:53 am

    Those are so beautiful! A definite must-try! :

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    Melissa — May 9, 2011 at 10:34 am

    Mmmm… those look absolutely decadent and I would love to try them.

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    Susan — May 9, 2011 at 1:28 pm

    I love that the filling doesn't include 17 pounds of butter like another recipe I saw did, I'll definitely be trying these. I'm always looking to health things up, and if you're craving peanut butter cups — these seem like the way to go. My kids will worship you. :0)

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    Rachel — May 9, 2011 at 2:26 pm

    Oh my word. These look amazing. I can't wait to try them.

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    Lori @ RecipeGirl — May 9, 2011 at 4:48 pm

    I've always wanted to make these things! They turned out great!

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    Maris — May 9, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    These look absolutely perfect!

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    Jenelle — May 11, 2011 at 1:53 am

    Tried and loved it! Maybe with dark chocolate next time

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    Lucy — May 11, 2011 at 5:02 pm

    Just made a batch and put them in the fridge – looking forward to a tasty treat later!

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    Cookin' Canuck — May 11, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    I love that these are free of all the bad stuff (hydrogenated oils, etc) and full on flavor. I'm going to make these with my kids.

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    Pretty. Good. Food. — May 12, 2011 at 1:26 am

    Uh oh…this spells trouble! These look too amazing not to each every last one!

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    Jen Schall — May 12, 2011 at 7:26 pm

    These look just amazing! :)

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    Pnutbuttercups — May 25, 2011 at 11:10 am

    Wow! The Peanut Butter Cups photos are great. I am going to try your recipes. Nothing better than peanut butter and chocolate. I like your idea of home made peanut butter. I will suggest home made peanut butter to my friends over at pnutbuttercups.com. They also make peanut butter and Concord Grape Jelly Cups and peanut butter and Nutella cups.

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    Zenzeroni — May 27, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    See, living in the Uk, I'd barely even heard of peanut butter cups. I don't even like peanuts! But my boyfriend adores the combination of chocolate and peanut butter, so I think I'll have to make an exception to my 'no-peanuts in the bakery goods' rule.
    I'm not sure if I'd make my own though, Brit peanut butter contains no sugar or hydrogenated fats anyway. I'm pretty sure it has palm oil though, so environmentalists might still shoot me.

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      handleheat — May 27, 2011 at 5:36 pm

      Honestly, I'm not a big fan of peanuts by themselves either. However, I adore these PB cups. You must try them! I think you'll like them, and if not at least your boyfriend will :) That's awesome that Brit peanut butter is of such quality, wish more American companies would manufacture that way. Hahah, everything in the world is bound to piss off at least one group of people.

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    Flygirls — August 24, 2011 at 10:34 pm

    I made these this past weekend! They are soo good! I posted your recipe here http://3flygirlz.blogspot.com/2011/08/homemade-pe

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    GAIL STEVENS — February 18, 2014 at 8:15 am

    Yum, what a deilcious site~!


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