No-Bake Peanut Butter Cups

A no-bake EASY recipe for Peanut Butter Cups. Tastes like the real deal!

No-Bake Peanut Butter Cups


  • 1 C. Powdered Sugar
  • 1 C. Creamy Peanut Butter
  • 2 T. Butter (softened)
  • 1/2 C. Packed Brown Sugar
  • 2 T. Vanilla Extract
  • 2-12oz. Bags Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1/4 Shortening


  1. In a small bowl, combine the powdered sugar, peanut butter, brown sugar, butter & vanilla. Use your hands to get it all together, then a fork to separate. Will be moist and crumbly. Cover and set aside.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate & shortening.
  3. Pour a couple teaspoons of melted chocolate into mini muffin cups. Drop a rounded teaspoon of the peanut butter mixture, top with a couple teaspoos of the chocolate to cover. You can tap the muffin cups to help settle. Refrigerate until set. Store in airtight container. I did a test and tried one directly into a mini muffin pan…with no liner. After a complete set, it did pop right out.

    Well, peanut butter has protein…..and I read somewher that chocolate is now good for I would say this is a very nutritional sweet! All depends on ones interpretation! Enjoy!


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