Monday, November 21, 2011

Monday recipe x2

Today you get a two-fer for a couple of reasons, one I'm running really late at getting this up and two because I am going to make both of these recipes today so I had them both out.

Peanut Butter Cups:

1 cup creamy peanut butter, divided
4½ teaspoons butter, softened
½ cup confectioners' (powdered) sugar
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips
4 milk chocolate candy pars (1.55 oz each), coarsely shopped


In  a small bowl, combine ½ cup peanut putter, butter, confectioners' sugar and salt until smooth; set aside.

In a microwave bowl, melt the chocolate chips, candy bars and remaining peanut butter; stir until smooth.

Drop teaspoonful of chocolate mixture into paper -lined miniature muffin cups. Top each with a teaspoonful of peanut butter mixture; top with another teaspoonful of chocolate mixture.

Refrigerate until set.

Rum Balls

2½ cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 75 wafers)
1 cup ground pecans
1 cup confectioners' (powdered) sugar
2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons baking cocoa
¼ cup rum
3 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons water
additional confectioners' sugar and/or crushed vanilla wafers


In a large bowl, combine the wafer crumbs, pecans, confectioners' sugar and cocoa. Combine the rum, honey and water; stir into crumb mixture.

Shape into 1 inch balls. Roll in additional confectioners' sugar and/or wafer crumbs. Stir in an airtight container. 

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