September 2, 2015

Penny Makes Yogurt Butter Cups

Penny loves Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. It's genetic. I'm addicted. My mom's addicted. And I bet, grandma was too.

I've made homemade peanut butter cups but they aren't the same as the yumminess of Reece's. It's all about the peanut butter. Since Penny also loves yogurt, she asked if we could make yogurt butter cups.

At first, I kind of giggled because it seemed kind of unusual, but then I thought we ought to experiment and see if chocolate stuffed with yogurt actually works. Penny provided all the direction for this experiment. I just did what I was told.

First, I made the chocolate "wet," meaning I microwaved some chocolate chips she pulled out of our baking cabinet.


Next I put some melted chocolate in a mini silicone mold, topped it with a little Activia, and poured more chocolate on top. Penny didn't want to add sugar, butter, or other ingredients. Keeping it simple!


To speed up the setting process, I popped it in the freezer for 15 minutes. Then, we each took a bite.


It's not the most pleasant candy I've tasted, but it did work. We had chocolate stuffed with yogurt. The yogurt is a little watery, so the texture is like having one of those cordial-filled chocolates. Penny did not like the result.

We may stick with peanut butter cups, but it was fun to try something new in the kitchen!

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