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Reeses Peanut Butter Cups

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups {National Peanut Butter Day}

Libby with Lemony Thyme, inspired by Taste of Home
5 from 1 vote
Course Dessert
Servings 6


  • 2 9.5 oz bags Dove Milk Chocolates
  • 2 Tbl. heavy cream
  • 12 - 2 " muffin papers
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1/3 cup confectioners sugar sifted
  • 1 Tbl. butter softened


  • Line muffin tin with 12 - 2" muffin papers.
  • Melt 1 bag (9.5 oz) of Dove Milk Chocolates and 1 Tbl. cream in microwave in microwave safe bowl at 30 second intervals, stirring in between. Spoon melted chocolate into each and tap pan on counter to level. Pop in the freezer for 10 minutes while you prepare the peanut butter filling.
  • Combine 1/2 cup of peanut butter with 1/4 cup sifted confectioners sugar and 1 Tbl. softened butter. Top frozen chocolate with a spoonful of peanut butter mixture and tap pan on counter to level. Return to freezer for 10 mintues.
  • Melt second bag of chocolate and 1 Tbl. cream in the microwave, then spoon melted chocolate over frozen peanut butter layer, tap pan, and return to freezer for 10 minutes.
  • Once Peanut Butter Cups are set, you can remove from freezer and eat or store them at room temperature.