Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

Looking for an easy Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups recipe? Learn how to make Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mspw2

Makes 12 servings



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Recipe Ingredients for Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

12 oz bittersweet chocolate (60-70% cocoa)
1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1/4 cup crushed graham crackers

Recipe Directions for Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

  1. 1. in a bowl, mix together the peanut butter, confectioners? sugar and graham crackers. set aside.

  2. 2. in a double boiler, carefully melt the chocolate (set a metal bowl on top of a saucepan with boiling water). alternatively, you can microwave the chocolate in short bursts.

  3. 3. using a pastry brush or a clean paintbrush, brush the melted chocolate on the bottom and sides of mini cupcake liners. it?s helpful to stack some the liners together to give more support. when in doubt, add more chocolate, since this will be the base for your candy. place the cupcake liners on a plate or in a cupcake tin and place in the freezer for 10 minutes.

  4. 4. remove the liners from the freezer, and place about one teaspoon of the peanut butter mixture in each cup. press down a bit with a spoon to spread. spoon more melted chocolate on top of each cup.

  5. 5. place the peanut butter cups back in the freezer for another 15 minutes to set. eat cold or let warm to room temperature before serving.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 39.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
211
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
12.2g
19%
Saturated Fat
6.7g
33%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Sodium
66mg
3%
Potassium
154mg
4%
Total Carbohydrates
22.1g
7%
Dietary Fiber
1.4g
6%
Sugars
18.3g
Protein
4.1g
Vitamin A 1% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 5%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Very high in sugar
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