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Easy DIY Peanut Butter Cups

Five ingredients + salt. Surprisingly simple.

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Wouldn't you rather have some truly delicious treats that don't leave you feeling empty inside?


Yes! So you're about to whip up a batch of creamy, melt-in-your-mouth peanut butter cups all on your own. Get the full recipe at Food52.


Step 1: Assemble ingredients.


1 cup of creamy unsalted peanut butter

4 tablespoons of unsalted butter, softened

1/3 cup light brown sugar

3/4 cup of powdered sugar

1 teaspoon of coarse sea salt (or more, to taste)

32 ounces of high-quality chocolate (use milk chocolate if you really want to mimic the classic flavor)

Get the full recipe at Food52.

Step 5: Add that chocolate you saved out right on top of the peanut butter, and toss the cups back into the freezer for a few minutes.

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