Peanut Butter Cups Recipe (Reese’s Copycat)

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Gertrude Published: April 22, 2021 Modified: June 2, 2021

How To Make Peanut Butter Cups (Reese’s Copycat)

To all chocolate and peanut lovers out there, make your peanut butter cups a la Reese’s with this easy-to-follow copycat recipe.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 1 minute
Freeze Time: 25 minutes
Total: 31 minutes



  • 1cuppeanut butter
  • ¼cupbutter,softened
  • 1tspvanilla
  • cupspowdered sugar
  • 2pkgschocolate chips,or candy quick


  1. Melt butter and peanut butter in microwave for 1 minute. Stir until blended.

  2. Add powdered sugar and vanilla. Mix well, then freeze for 15 minutes. Grab a small ball of peanut butter mixture, roll into a ball and then flatten. Set aside.

  3. Melt chocolate in a pot on low heat until smooth (stirring the entire time). Pour 1 to 2 tablespoon of melted chocolate into a cupcake liner in a muffin tin.

  4. Add the rounded, flattened peanut butter and top with 1 to 2 more tablespoons of melted chocolate. Help flatten chocolate by lightly banging on counter.

  5. Refrigerate 10 minutes or until the chocolate has set. Decorate with extra drizzled chocolate, sprinkles or any other toppings.


  • Calories: 136.42kcal
  • Fat: 7.87g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.35g
  • Trans Fat: 0.08g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.19g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.95g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.12g
  • Fiber: 0.69g
  • Sugar: 13.44g
  • Protein: 2.20g
  • Cholesterol: 5.26mg
  • Sodium: 9.96mg
  • Calcium: 18.39mg
  • Potassium: 40.64mg
  • Iron: 0.28mg
  • Vitamin A: 10.78µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.07mg
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