Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudgy Buttons

Chocolate and Peanut Butter! You can't go wrong with either one and putting them together is OUT OF THIS WORLD! An easy recipe to double and even triple. Trust me!

Chocolate and Peanut Butter! You can't go wrong with either one and putting them together ~ OUT OF THIS WORLD! 

I found this recipe in  a Taste of Home magazine that was given to me from my friend Sharon. I was cleaning out some boxes that had secretly been hidden ( I'm the secret hider) since we moved here last year and came across this particular magazine. While looking through it, a craving for chocolate hit me out of nowhere. 

When I came across this recipe, I read that it would make just enough to make me happy without making a huge mess.  Honestly, this recipe makes just enough buttons, to make you mad. I recommend doubling the recipe for a huge chocolate craving.

Chocolate and Peanut Butter Fudgy Buttons

2 tablespoons butter
1-1/2 teaspoons baking cocoa
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
1/2 teaspoon milk
2 tablespoons creamy peanut butter

In a small saucepan, melt the butter; remove from the heat. Add cocoa and mix well. Stir in sugar. Add milk and stir until smooth. Add peanut butter and mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto waxed paper; flatten tops and shape into 1-in. patties. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: about 1-1/2 dozen.

** I put my buttons in the freezer and when they came out they were kinda like a small peanut butter cup.**


  1. Wow! I must have missed that recipe somehow! LOL! Those look delicious and now I've got a chocolate craving. I will need to make these tomorrow. :) Thanks for posting this!

    1. You have to try these. They are perfect for that little night time snack.

  2. thank you for sharing this recipe - looks like the perfect easy, low cost treat when I really want some candy. I like that it is a small recipe, maybe it won't get me in too much trouble! :)


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