Homemade Deliciously Chocolaty Peanut Butter Cups

Who doesn’t love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter? Chocolate and peanut butter are great for any time of year, but are a favorite during the holidays. You can wrap these candies in festive muffin tins and add fun toppings to give them extra holiday flair.

This recipe is a candy bar lovers delight. Treat yourself to these deliciously chocolaty homemade peanut butter cups.

Makes 12 peanut butter cups
Freeze: 20 minutes

Beastly Ingredients


Beastly Instructions

  1. Line muffin tin
  2. Melt chocolate on stove top
  3. Add the milk to chocolate *chocolate should be a thick consistency
  4. Simply layer chocolate, peanut butter, chocolate
  5. Sprinkle chopped pecans on peanut butter cups
  6. Freeze for 20 minutes


Beastly Tips

  • Work quickly tapping the chocolate with a spoon.
  • Use clean fingers to spread the chocolate and peanut butter evenly in thin layers.
  • If chocolate becomes too thick place back on stove top and add 2 tablespoons of milk.
Beastly Recipe Notes:
  • Feeling nutty? Try chopped almonds, cashews or walnuts.
  • If you’re a chocolate lover, top with a Hershey Kiss.
  • For kids get creative, decorate with rainbow sprinkles.


Grab a glass of milk and enjoy life! Check back next week for my gluten free version of this recipe.

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