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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 35
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 243.9
  • Total Fat: 14.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.0 mg
  • Sodium: 117.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 29.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.9 g
  • Protein: 4.9 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Reese's Peanut Butter Homemade Cups - No bake! calories by ingredient
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Reese's Peanut Butter Homemade Cups - No bake!

Submitted by: LWEST3137

Introduction

Not at *all* healthy! But it is sooo good. Made from scratch - you will get a very sore arm from stirring.

I am only adding it here so I can search for and add my exact calorie intake. This is something that is only made once every year or two in this household. Moderation is key.

Entered cooking time is only the "set-up" time in the refrigerator or freezer.
Not at *all* healthy! But it is sooo good. Made from scratch - you will get a very sore arm from stirring.

I am only adding it here so I can search for and add my exact calorie intake. This is something that is only made once every year or two in this household. Moderation is key.

Entered cooking time is only the "set-up" time in the refrigerator or freezer.

Number of Servings: 35

Ingredients

    18 oz jar of Smooth Peanut Butter (or with peanuts, but your nutritional content will be different possibly)

    Box of Gram Crackers, w/ 3 bags of crackers enclosed - 2 bags crunched

    Light Corn Syrup - a cup or so (optional)

    1 lb Confectioners Sugar (powdered)

    1 stick of butter - or 4 cups

    Baking Chocolate - wait until the very end to melt it

Tips

The peanut butter mixture should be very hard to stir. Count on your arm being sore afterwards. If it isn't thick, it will not harden up. At the very worst, it will turn to mush after you remove it from fridge or freezer. If it is not thick enough, you may need to add more peanut butter or sugar.

Cutting the chocolate before the chocolate hardens is important. If you wait, your chocolate will crack and break and your dessert will not be very pretty at all.

Be careful melting the chocolate - it is very easy to "cook" the chocolate and make it lumpy, or even burn it. If you opt to microwave it, stir very often. If you add any liquid to it to try to prevent burning while melting, it will not set up properly.

Last tip - this is *not* healthy! The ones I make have 35 servings p/ pan, and even though they are very small, it is 250 calories p/ piece. I am only adding this so that I can enter my exact calorie intake.


Directions

Melt Butter, put it in a big bowl. Add smashed gram crackers and stir.

Add Sugar and stir. Add spoonful of peanut butter and stir. Continue this process until it has mixed entirely. It will begin to get very hard to stir. Add corn syrup.

Spray a pan so it will not stick. Drop your peanut butter into the pan, and use wax paper to press down and smooth out. Make it even from corner to corner, and flat. Throw wax paper away.

Take a pan and add 2-3 inches of water in the bottom. Sit over stove top. Put a smaller metal dish inside it with baking chocolate inside. Melt down to liquid. Pour over the top of the peanut butter. Use a spatula to smooth it out.

Refrigerate or freeze for 1-2 hours. Remove before chocolate hardens to cut portions with a knife and then put back in fridge/freezer.

Serving Size: 35 Squares or so

Number of Servings: 35

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LWEST3137.






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