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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Recipe By : Adapted from Cherri 's recipe-Low Carb Cafe Serving Size : 12 Preparation Time :0:00 Categories : Desserts Candies
Ingredients:
Chocolate Layer
2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate squares
4 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
5 packets splenda

Peanut Butter Filling
1/2 cup Adams Natural Peanut Butter
1/4 cup cream cheese
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 packet splenda

Method:
Chocolate Layer:
Melt chocolate and butter together over low heat. Remove from heat. Add cream, vanilla extract and sweetener. Set aside.

Peanut Butter Filling:
Mix all ingredients until creamy and set aside. Line a small pan with saran wrap or Pam spray 12 mini muffin tins. Pour half of the chocolate mixture into the pan and cool until firm (about 1 minutes).
Top with peanut butter filling {For the muffin tins I put the filling in a piping bag with no tip, piped into the muffin tin & then smoothed flat} and remaining chocolate.
Chill and cut into squares or carefully remove from muffin tins. Store covered in the fridge

Makes 12 servings @ 3.3 minus 0.7 grams fiber= 2.6 carbs & 4.3 grams Protein for each candy.

* NOTE When removing from muffin tins, gently run a knife around the edge & they lift right out. I put mine in the freezer to harden .




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