I wanted candy.

February 25, 2021

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I made fake Reese’s peanut butter cups. I didn’t put enough powdered sugar in the peanut butter so it was squidgy, but I nailed tempering chocolate, so I’m calling this a win.

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3 Responses to “I wanted candy.”

  1. Brad Said on:

    Leave it to you to make some crazy concoction instead of just going to the convenience store…

    How did they taste? I think of the inside of Reese’s cups as not really peanut butter. It’s… not as sweet as regular peanut butter? I’m not sure… it’s different somehow…

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  2. Gretchen Said on:

    I agree with Brad that Reese’s aren’t like regular peanut butter. They have a bit of grit. I made some homemade ones once that had crushed graham crackers and that was a pretty good match. (They also had butter and sugar.)

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  3. Lauren Said on:

    I respect you both for your knowledge of the interior. When I first mixed it up, it had too much sugar, but it had the crumbly texture of Reese’s. I had already added a little salt, but knew it would still be too sweet, so I added more peanut butter. Now, in the interest of science, I want to buy some hippie peanut butter with no added sugar and oil that can be poured off. I have to finish a plate of candy first….. 🙂

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