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The Giant, No-Bake Peanut Butter Cup Recipe You Never Knew You Needed

There is one thing we know for certain: peanut butter cups are the world's most superior Halloween candy, and they should be eaten by the handful. But with trick-or-treating behind us, it's important to consider how to take your dessert game up a notch for the impending holiday season. Behold, the perfect recipe to satisfy the world's biggest sweet tooth (sweet teeth?): a peanut butter cup approximately the size of a human head. Picture it: luxurious, decadent chocolate paired with the roasted, salty, nutty flavor of smooth, creamy peanut butter, supersized. Watch the video above to learn how easy it is to make your own enormous chocolate peanut butter cups at home. Even better? No baking required.

Giant Peanut Butter Cup

From Brett Long, POPSUGAR Food

Giant Peanut Butter Cup


  1. 1 1/2 pounds dark chocolate candy melts
    2 cups peanut butter
    1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
    1/4 cup white candy melts
  1. Special equipment:
    8-inch round tart pan
    Piping bag


  1. Melt dark chocolate candy melts in the microwave, in 30-second intervals or until completely melted.
  2. Pour a quarter of the chocolate in the tart pan, completely coating the bottom and the sides. Place in freezer for 5-10 minutes until set. Repeat process 1 more time.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together peanut butter and powdered sugar until combined. Pour mixture into tart pan, spreading it evenly across. Place pan in freezer for 10-15 minutes to set. Pour remaining chocolate on top of peanut butter mixture, and place in freezer for 30 minutes to completely harden.
  4. Melt white candy melts in the microwave, in 30-second intervals, and then pour into a piping bag. Snip the tip, and pipe the symbol π on top of the peanut butter cup.

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