Sean’s Candy tray

Peppermint ribbon candy

  1. don’t be silly.  Buy some.

Homemade dark chocolate peanut butter cups

  1. Whisk vigorously one stick softened butter with 1 cup unsweetened peanut butter (crunchy or smooth as you prefer).
  2. Add ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar and continue whisking. 
  3. Set aside.
  4. In a Pyrex 4 cup measuring cup or a microwave safe bowl, melt two pounds of dark chocolate chips in the microwave. 
  5. Heat for 15 seconds at a time, stirring well, until chocolate is smooth. 
  6. Get out a mini-muffin tin and mini-muffin cups. 
  7. Placing a cup in the palm of your non-dominant hand, use the back of a soup spoon to cover the inside of the cup with chocolate. 
  8. Set in the muffin tin. 
  9. Continue lining the muffin cups until you’ve used half the chocolate.
  10. Let chill in the refrigerator or on the porch. 
  11. When the cups are set, spoon a half teaspoon of the peanut and butter mixture into each cup. 
  12. Cover with the remaining chocolate and chill until set.