Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

These delightful Homemade Peanut Butter Cups are just like that classic candy we all know and love, but a little bit cleaner with fewer ingredients. They’re lovely as a Valentine’s Day treat for your loved one, or make them with the kids for a sweet treat to celebrate the holiday of love!

3.62 from 13 votes
Peanut Butter Cups
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Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Freeze time15 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 227kcal


  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter (or other nut butter)
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 7 ounces milk chocolate, broken into chunks


  • Line a mini muffin tin with cupcake liners. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, combine peanut butter, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. Whip with an electric hand mixer until smooth.
  • Melt the chocolate either in a double boiler or by microwaving in short increments, stirring every 30 seconds. Add a teaspoon of melted chocolate to the bottom of each mini muffin cup, followed by a teaspoon of the peanut butter mixture. Add another teaspoon of the melted chocolate and spread it evenly over the peanut butter layer. Freeze for 15 minutes. Serve at room temperature.


Tip: If your peanut butter mixture is not completely smooth, stir in a teaspoon of melted, unsalted butter.


Nutrition Facts
Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 227 Calories from Fat 144
% Daily Value*
Fat 16g25%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Sodium 78mg3%
Potassium 176mg5%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 5g10%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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  1. ATLin60second
    January 5, 2020

    Your Peanut Butter Cups is really Great. you are all truly grateful to have made such a food page. The food page has been superb. Thank you very much.

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