Peanut butter cups are by far the most sought after of the Halloween treats, but are also the most elusive. You can never go wrong when you put chocolate and peanut butter together and this recipe is the epitome of this combo. So skip the trick or treating and just make these yourself.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:15 mins
  • Servings:24
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 sleeve graham crackers or 10 sheets crushed
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1½ cup peanut butter
  • 3 cups milk chocolate chips
Photo by Reed Erickson
Photo by Reed Erickson

Step 1

Line muffin tin with cupcake liners or spray with cooking spray.

Step 2

In a medium-sized bowl, mix together the crushed graham crackers, softened butter, powdered sugar, and peanut butter (I microwaved the peanut butter for about 20 seconds to make it easier to mix).
Photo by Reed Erickson
Photo by Reed Erickson

Step 3

Melt the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl, stirring 30 seconds at a time until smooth.
Photo by Reed Erickson
Photo by Reed Erickson

Step 4

Add a heaping teaspoon into the bottom of each cupcake liner and spread along the bottom. Let set in fridge.
Photo by Reed Erickson
Photo by Reed Erickson

Step 5

Spread a heaping tablespoon of the peanut butter mixture over the chocolate.
Photo by Reed Erickson
Photo by Reed Erickson

Step 6

Add a heaping teaspoon of the melted mixture to the chocolate and spread evenly over the peanut butter layer.
Photo by Reed Erickson
Photo by Reed Erickson

Step 7

Refrigerate for about an hour until set and firm.
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Photo by Reed Erickson

Step 8

Enjoy!
Photo by Reed Erickson
Photo by Reed Erickson