Introduction: Recycling Your Candy!

I remember when my parents bought my candy, you've probably heard that some dentists buy candy from kids for $1/pound but my parents paid me $2/pound! I ended up with an extra $10 in my pocket and I didn't consume too many calories. It was awesome! Anyways, in this instructable, I'll show you how to make a Reeses peanut butter cup with M&M's on top. It's very delicious! Here's a recipe to "recycle" your candy!

Step 1: Gather Your Materials

First, you have to gather all your materials. For two peanut butter cups we used:

Food materials:

1. Two (2) peanut butter cups

2. One half (1/2) a tablespoon of peanut butter

3. Two (2) packages of peanut M&M's

4. One (1) package regular M&M's

Non-food materials:

5. Plate (saucer)

6. Knife (butter knife)

7. Cutting board

Step 2: Spread and Crush

Next, you have to unwrap your peanut butter cups and M&M's. Dump all the M&M's (peanut and regular) onto the plate. Then, you must crush your M&M's with the knife (we do this first, so that we don't have a peanut butter covered knife for crushing) using the side of the knife, press down and crush your M&M's. They don't have to be completely crushed. Just fairly crushed. After that, get 1/2 tablespoon of peanut butter and spread it on the Reeses peanut butter cups.

Step 3: Dip and Turn

Next, you can either dip the peanut butter cup in the crushed M&M's peanut butter side down. Then, twist and turn it, to thoroughly coat the top in M&M's. After, remove the wrapper from the peanut butter cup (easier to eat and the wrapper starts to fall off at this point anyways).

Step 4: Time to Serve!

Serves 1-2 (depending on how many you want)! (makes 2 Reeses peanut butter cups).

Serve on a white plate for best effect (because the colors will pop)! I made these for my dad and he LOVED them. He loves Reeses peanut butter cups and M&M's so it was the perfect combination for him.

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