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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

peanut butter hearts

so cute for valentine's day!

1 cup      peanut butter
1/4 cup      butter
2 tablespoons      brown sugar
2 teaspoons      vanilla
1/4 teaspoon      salt
2 cups      powdered sugar
12 ounces      milk chocolate
Line an 8x8 pan with parchment paper. Leave the paper hang over the sides of the pan to use as handles later.
Stir together the peanut butter, melted butter, brown sugar, vanilla, and salt. Gradually add in the powdered sugar. Press the mixture into the pan. Smooth it over with a small spatula. It makes a 1/2 inch thick layer in the 8x8 pan. Place the pan in the freezer until it is firm enough to cut.

Lift the peanut butter mixture out of the pan using the parchment paper. Cut hearts out of the mixture using a small, heart shaped cookie cutter. { use different sizes of heart cookie cutters } Place the hearts onto a parchment paper lined sheet and let them rest in the freezer until firm.  

Melt the milk chocolate. Dip the hearts into the melted milk chocolate using a fork. Cover the hearts completely with chocolate. Place the chocolate covered hearts onto a lined tray to set then refrigerate.
Place the hearts into an adorably crafted container as a gift for friends to enjoy!
HaPpY VaLeNtInE's DaY!

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