Peanut Butter Cups
1 hr
02 hrs 10 min



1 (11.5-ounce) package milk chocolate chips

2 tablespoons shortening

30 (1 3/4x1 1/4-inch) mini paper cups


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter

1/2 cup chunky peanut butter

1 cup powdered sugar

2/3 cup graham cracker crumbs

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan. Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until melted and smooth.

  2. STEP 2

    Loosen top paper cup from stack, but leave in stack for greater stability while being coated. Coat inside of top cup with small paint brush evenly with about 1 teaspoon melted chocolate to about 1/8-inch thickness, bringing coating almost to top of cup but not over edge. Repeat until 30 cups are coated; refrigerate cups.

  3. STEP 3

    Combine butter and peanut butter in 2-quart saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4-6 minutes or until melted. Stir in powdered sugar and graham cracker crumbs. Press about 1/2 tablespoon filling into each chocolate cup.

  4. STEP 4

    Spoon about 1/2 teaspoon melted chocolate on top of filling; spread to cover. Freeze about 1 hour until firm; carefully peel off paper cups. Store refrigerated.


10Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
80Sodium (mg)
12Carbohydrates (g)
<1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)


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  December 20, 2011

Our whole family loves these. We make several batches each Christmas and share some. The rest don't last long :).

— says Bob
  October 19, 2009

Thesse never stay in the fridge for long. They are so close to the real thing but so much better. You can also use dark or milk chocolate. Enjoy!

— says Karlene
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