How to Make Homemade Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

In my opinion, these are even better than the original version. The inside is creamier, and the chocolate is customizable to your own preference. Enjoy!

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How to Make Homemade Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Recipe
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Gather all of your ingredients except the chocolate.

Gather all of your ingredients except the chocolate.

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Line a mini muffin tin with baking cups.

Line a mini muffin tin with baking cups.

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Add the peanut butter, brown sugar, and butter to a medium saucepan. Melt it together on medium heat until just bubbling at the edges, stirring constantly.

Add the peanut butter, brown sugar, and butter to a medium saucepan. Melt it together on medium heat until just bubbling at the edges, stirring constantly.

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Add the powdered sugar 1/4 cup at a time.

Add the powdered sugar 1/4 cup at a time.

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Here it is all mixed up.

Here it is all mixed up.

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Now grab your chocolate.

Now grab your chocolate.

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Temper it.

Temper it.

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Put a teaspoon or two of the melted chocolate in the bottom of each cup.

Put a teaspoon or two of the melted chocolate in the bottom of each cup.

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Grease your hands!

Grease your hands!

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Grab a heaping teaspoon of the peanut butter mixture and roll it into a semi-ball. Flatten it slightly. Drop it in the middle of the chocolate.

Grab a heaping teaspoon of the peanut butter mixture and roll it into a semi-ball. Flatten it slightly. Drop it in the middle of the chocolate.

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Spoon some more melted chocolate on top. Place the copycat Reese's cups in the fridge until the chocolate has set.

Spoon some more melted chocolate on top. Place the copycat Reese's cups in the fridge until the chocolate has set.

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Isn't he cute!

Isn't he cute!

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Oh no! Our nemesis has appeared! He is jealous of all the attention our homemade Reese's cups are getting. "I challenge you to a competition!"

Oh no! Our nemesis has appeared! He is jealous of all the attention our homemade Reese's cups are getting. "I challenge you to a competition!"

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Size wise? Homemade wins!

Size wise? Homemade wins!

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I think homemade takes the cake.

I think homemade takes the cake.

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We have our champion!

We have our champion!

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Yummy!

Yummy!

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Enjoy!

Enjoy!

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