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lady's chocolate peanut butter cups

When I made the peanut butter chocolate ice cream, I told you that I was going to try to make a Moosetracks ice cream.  It is one of my favorites.  I have to admit that I started from scratch.  I decided to make my own peanut butter cups.  I started with the peanut butter ball recipe and covered them in chocolate.  My Beloved thought they were lovely.  This is something that if you need them, do not tell anybody in the house they are there or they will disappear!

Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls

2/3 cup old fashioned peanut butter

1/4 cup powdered sugar

1/2 to 1 cup Enjoy life chocolate chips (these are allergen free)

Mix the peanut butter and powdered sugar together.  Shape in balls like the picture above.  Put in the freezer until firm.

Once the peanut butter balls are firm, melt the chocolate.  My father would have fussed something terrible with how I melted the chocolate but I figured that nobody was really going to see the sheen of the chocolate.

I put a handful of the peanut butter balls in the chocolate and cover.  I use a spoon but fingers work too.  I have had a lot of tutelage under my father which I know most people do not have.

Put the covered balls on a piece of parchment paper until the chocolate hardens.  

My kitchen is currently so warm, they went back into the freezer.  Again, I would get fussed out.  My Dad is very particular about how the chocolate turns out on his candies.  My Beloved head nodded when he tasted these. 

Vanilla ice cream and fudge ripple left to make for the moosetracks ice cream.  Wahoo!

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