These Peanut Butter Cups need only a few ingredients and are a yummy treat or snack. They are so simple to make and so fun to decorate.
Ingredients Needed for Peanut Butter Cups:
Milk chocolate chips
White chocolate chips, if desired
Sprinkles, if desired
How to Make Peanut Butter Cups:
Lay 12 Ritz crackers out on a sheet of parchment paper.
Spread desired amount of peanut butter on each Ritz cracker.
Place another cracker on top of each cracker that has a peanut butter layer and press down lightly.
Melt chocolate chips and oil in a microwave safe bowl slowly-stirring every 20-25 seconds, until smooth and creamy.
Quickly dip and decorate each peanut butter cup. I use a fork to dip these into the chocolate and then, I tap the fork against the bowl to remove the excess chocolate.
I will dip a few and place the sprinkles on top before the chocolate solidifies so the sprinkles will stick. Then, I will dip the rest that I want to decorate with melted white chocolate.
Melt the white chips just as you did with the milk chocolate chips. Stirring every 15-20 seconds, until smooth and creamy.
Decorate as desired and top with sprinkles.
Allow time for the chocolate to set up and then eat, serve, or give as a gift. People love these treats.
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Peanut Butter Cups
A fun snack or treat for Valentine's Day or any day.
- 24 Ritz Crackers
- Peanut Butter creamy or chunky
- 1 cup milk chocolate chips
- 1/2 tsp oil
- 1/2 cup white chocolate chips if desired
- 1/4 tsp oil if using white chocolate to decorate
- Sprinkles if desired
Set 12 Ritz crackers out on a sheet of parchment paper.
Spread desired amount of peanut butter on each of the 12 Ritz crackers and then, top each with another cracker to make a sandwich. Press each cracker down gently.
Melt milk chocolate and oil slowly in the microwave stirring between 20-25 second intervals. Repeat until nearly all of the chips have melted. Continue stirring to melt the remaining pieces.
Dip the Ritz/peanut butter sandwiches in milk chocolate and decorate as desired. Remember to decorate before the chocolate solidifies. (I use a fork to dip these into the chocolate and then, I tap the fork on the edge of the bowl to remove the excess chocolate)
If using white chips to decorate, melt them with oil as you did with the milk chocolate and drizzle over the peanut butter cups. Since there is less chocolate, microwave for shorter intervals.
Allow time for the chocolate to set up. Then, serve, eat, or give as a gift.
Store in an airtight container.
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