Chocolate Peanut Butter Recipe

Recipe submitted by: Amy Pickett

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It's easy to make your own gourmet chocolate peanut butter at home.
cook 15min
cook 2cups

What's in it


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

How to cook it


  • 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.