Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

Homemade Reese's Peanut Butter Cups! Made with peanut butter, butter, vanilla, powdered sugar, and chocolate candy quick, you'll love this version made at home.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Freeze/Refrigerate 25 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 168 kcal
Author Lil' Luna


  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup butter softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 package chocolate chips or canyquick


  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 PB 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 - 2 tbsp of melted chocolate into a cupcake liner in a muffin tin. Add the rounded, flattened peanut butter and top with 1 - 2 more tbsp melted chocolate. Help flatten chocolate by lightly banging on counter.

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

Nutrition Facts
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 168 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 6mg2%
Sodium 57mg2%
Potassium 46mg1%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Sugar 17g19%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 80IU2%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 0.4mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.