I’ve been craving chocolate, ridiculous amounts of chocolate. Maybe it’s my hormones playing hell with my cravings or maybe chocolate is simply crave worthy, either way I daydream of chocolate. Lately I’ve been craving Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups but the problem with them is one, I cannot get them and two, they simply aren’t big enough.
What’s a girl to do? Make her own giant Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, that’s what! Obviously I can’t make actual Reese’s in prison, but a girl can get close and because it’s my project (or fantasy, whatev’s…don’t judge me! LOL) I can put whatever I want in it.
So here’s what I am going to do, I am going to use my microwave safe bowl that holds 5.5 cups of whatever I want to make giant Reese’s pies. The shell will be solid Hershey’s chocolate, 5 XL bars of it, to be exact. The filling will be peanut butter, brown sugar, a little marshmallow, some peanut butter cookies that I grind into powder, and a whole tub of chocolate frosting (because I do what I want).
My plan is to melt the five bars into a pourable liquid, pour it into my bowl and set it in ice, then put a smaller bowl lined with saran wrap and butter into the liquid chocolate with ice inside of the smaller bowl that way it cools while I make a chocolate shell. Once it’s hardened I will add my filling.
Here’s how I’ll make the filling:
mix 1 lb of peanut butter (1 jar) with 1/2 bag of marshmallows, 1 cup brown sugar, 1 container of frosting and about 1/2 cup of ground peanut butter cookie.
I will cook the mixture until blended and let cool. Once it’s set I will scoop it into my shell adding as much ground cookie as needed until its thick enough to hold a shape on its own. I will fill it up to about 1/8 inch from the top of my shell and pour the remaining liquid chocolate into the shell to complete my Reese’s cup.
Then I will wait for it to set and cool on ice and remove from the bowl where I will then proceed to eat the majestic creation like a giant Reese’s cup until I’m sick to my stomach.
BTW, I’m making 4 of them because this girl’s serious about her chocolate…
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