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       Title: Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
  Categories: Candies, Chocolate
       Yield: 6 servings
  
            CHOCOLATE CUPS:
       2 c  Milk Chocolate Chips
       2 tb Vegetable shortening
      24    1 paper candy cups
            PEANUT BUTTER FILLING:
     3/4 c  Creamy peanut butter
     3/4 c  Confectioners' sugar, sifted
       1 tb Butter, melted
  
   Combine over hot, not boiling, water, the milk chocolate chips and
   vegetable shortening.  Stir until the chips are melted and the
   mixture is smooth.  Remove from the heat but keep over the hot water.
   Coat the inside of the candy cups by using 1 t. of the chocolate
   mixture for each cup. Place the candy cups in the palm of your hand
   and rotate gently, using a narrow rubber spatula to push the
   chocolate up the sides of the cup. Chill.
   
   PEANUT BUTTER FILLING:
   
   In a small bowl, combine the peanut butter, confectioners' sugar and
   butter, mixing until well blended.  Using slightly rounded
   teaspoonfulls, shape the peanut butter filling into balls.  Place 1
   ball in each chilled cup and press lightly with your fingers to
   flatten. Spoon 1 level t. of the reserved chocolate mixture on top
   and smooth over to seal. Chill until form, about 45 minutes.  Store
   in airtight container in the refrigerator.
   
   Source:  Rich Harper, FidoNet Cooking Echo
  
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