Chocolate Peanut Butter Recipe
Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett
Recipe courtesy of: http://homecooking.about.com/od/nutrecipes/r/blmisc19.htm
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1-1/2 cups smooth peanut butter
1/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4 cup confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon instant coffee granules
1 teaspoon hot water
- Melt chocolate chips in a double-boiler or in the microwave until smooth. Take care not to scorch the chocolate. Let cool until barely warm, but still liquid.
- Scrape melted chocolate into a large bowl. Add peanut butter, butter, sugar, and vanilla extract. Stir until thoroughly combined.
- Mix instant coffee with hot water until completely dissolved. Add coffee to the chocolate peanut butter mixture until combined.
- Scrape into glass jars with tight seals. Serve as a spread with cookies, crackers, or toast or use as a filling for cakes.