Homemade Peanut Butter Cups Recipe by Paula Deen

Level: Moderate

Time: 30 MINUTES

3 ratings


  • 1 lb semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt


Line the mini muffin pans with miniature muffin liners.


Melt chocolate in a double boiler or in a glass bowl set over a simmering saucepan of water (make sure that the bottom of the bowl is not touching the water).


Spoon 1 teaspoon melted chocolate into bottom of each cup of the miniature muffin pan. Let cool.


Using a hand held electric mixer, beat together the peanut butter, butter, graham cracker crumbs, sugar, and salt until completely mixed.


Press 1 teaspoon peanut butter mixture over chocolate, pressing to edges of cup. Spoon melted chocolate over peanut butter to cover. Repeat procedure with remaining chocolate and peanut butter mixture. Refrigerate for 30 minutes to set up.



Homemade Peanut Butter Cups


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The PDN Web Team 10/2/2014
Hi Annie, thanks

Hi Annie, thanks for your comment! The recipe has been corrected. We hope you'll try out this delicious recipe!

Annie 10/2/2014
1 cup peanut but

1 cup peanut butter, creamy
1 cup creamy peanut butter

Does this recipe use 1 cup or 2 of peanut butter?

Martha 10/1/2014
Would love to se

Would love to see a video on how to make these peanut butter cups!

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