I got this from a friend who is following the Feingold diet. We are trying to cut out artificial flavoring and coloring. This lets my kids eat jello, one of their favorites, without the added coloring. Cook time is refrigeration time.
These are not your ordinary peanut butter cups. The filling is creamy, smooth and oh so good. I was looking for a recipe close to what I could get at Rocky Mountain Chocolate before they changed the recipe and ruined them. While making buckeyes I got the inspiration to try. I find buckeyes too sweet and they don't have as big a peanut butter flavor as I was craving.
This is what I came up with. Close in my opinion but then again it's been nearly 7 years since I had one from Rocky Mountain Chocolate. But these sure do fill the void. These are meant to be rich and decadent. The use of silicon cups makes it much easier to coat with chocolate than paper would be. When you peel back the silicon, you're left with a perfect beautiful rippled cup. It leaves you thinking "did I really make these".
I experimented with the chocolate. I preferred milk chocolate to semi sweet chocolate chips. I used Belgian fondue chocolate (comes in wafers), it melted easier and smoother than chocolate chips. The chips melted in your hands fast and was a little more messy to eat. I also preferred regular peanut butter to light. It gave me the consistency I desired. But use what you like. Makes 12 but you might want to share one with a friend, or maybe not!
All who like coffee and Baileys will love this different treat. Don't drink coffee and Baileys, EAT it. Your guests will be surprised, if you serve Coffee & Baileys not in a cup or glass, but on a spoon or plate. Fancy looking and easy to make.
I made the most wonderful Baklava on ethnic night in gourmet class. I hadn't made it in a while and started craving it when I saw this little shortcut in a magazine at the doctor's office. (The best part about the wait is scanning the magazine rack!) Also, if you want to get even more fancy and creative, top with a dollop of Nutella or chocolate fudge, or even an chocolate mint bar.
This puts store bought peanut brittle to shame. I prefer to use the skinless peanuts because I think the skins are bitter. The amount listed below for the peanuts is if you're using Virginia peanuts. If you're using Spanish peanuts then reduce the amount of peanuts to 1 1/2 cups. Be sure to watch the candy carefully the first time you make it.
From Kraft. I can't wait to make them for the kids as a special treat! A perfect Valentine surprise. Cook time is cooling time.
(I loved the idea the first reviewer had and wanted to add it to the recipe itself, "Substituting crisped cereal for the pecans would make it special for the little ones who are allergic to nuts" Thanks ohgal for such a great suggestion!)
Creamy. Soft. Peanut Buttery. My sister-in-law gave me this recipe nearly 30 years ago, and my family and friends have insisted that I make multiple batches of it during the Holidays ever since. They’ve been known to monitor the amount they each receive in goodie packages, and to actually fight over it. I usually omit the nuts, so that the creamy, melt in your mouth texture isn’t hindered.