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Saturday, August 2, 2008

Chocolate Cups Of Peanut Butter Muffins

Hello everyone,I hope all is well. Today I am posting this muffin recipe for all of those that love peanut butter cups. This is a good one for the kids and of coarse those kids at heart. I think these are good with chocolate frosting (or not). Have you ever forgot to buy more baking powder? You can substitute 1/2 tsp. of cream of tarter plus 1/4 tsp. of baking soda for 1 tsp. of baking powder. Until tomorrow.


*Chocolate Cups Of Peanut Butter Muffins*

Servings: 24
1¾ Cups Flour, all-purpose
1¼ Cups Brown Sugar, Firmly Packed
2½ Tsp. Baking Powder
½ Tsp. Salt
1 Cup Milk
1/3 Cup Shortening
½ Cup Peanut Butter
1¼ Tsp. Vanilla Extract
2 Eggs
24 Minni Peanut Butter Cups, Chocolate Covered

Heat oven at 350°F.
Line muffin pans with 24 paper muffin cups.In a large bowl, mix all ingredients together except the peanut butter cups, at low speed until just moistened, then beat for 2 minutes on medium speed. Fill the paper muffin cups about 2/3 full. Push a peanut butter cup in center of the batter filled muffin cups until candy top edges are even with the batter. Bake for 20 to 28 minutes or until the tops of muffins bounce back after being softly touched. Let cool and serve.

Per Serving: 183 Cal (41% from Fat, 8% from Protein, 51% from Carb); 4 g Protein; 8 g Tot Fat; 3 g Sat Fat; 4 g Mono Fat; 2 g Poly Fat; 24 g Carb; 1 g Fiber; 16 g Sugar; 58 mg Calcium; 0 mg Iron; 166 mg Sodium; 23 mg Cholesterol.

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