5-Ingredient Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cups

5-ingredient chocolate-peanut butter cups Dessert
5-Ingredient Chocolate-Peanut Butter Cups
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 3 hr 10 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 21

Five ingredients are all it takes to make these delicious mini peanut butter cups. Our secret? The addition of Honey Nut Cheerios for an extra sweet taste. MORE+ LESS-

Updated September 10, 2019


cup salted butter, melted
cup Honey Nut Cheerios™ cereal, finely ground
cup powdered sugar
cup creamy peanut butter
cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


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  • 1
    In a medium-sized container, mix the melted butter, ground Cheerios™, powdered sugar and peanut butter until all ingredients are fully incorporated, forming a kind of creamy batter.
  • 2
    Add 1 tablespoon of the Cheerios™ batter to each individual mold in a mini muffin pan, filling or preparing 21 mini cupcakes.
  • 3
    Melt the chocolate in the microwave.
  • 4
    Pour 1 tablespoon of the melted chocolate over the layer of Cheerios™ batter. Refrigerate for 3 hours, or until the cupcakes have set and are completely firm. Store in the refrigerator.
  • 5
    Serve and enjoy!

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