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Peanut Butter Cups

For Cups:
One 11-12 oz. bag chocolate chips 
2 tablespoons vegetable shortening
Paper or foil candy cups 

For Filling:
1 cup peanut butter
1 cup confectioners sugar
1 tablespoon butter, melted

To make cups: Heat chocolate chips
over double boiler or in microwave 
until just melted. Don't overheat, stir 
until smooth. Set candy cups on cookie 
sheet, fill about1/4-1/3 full with melted
chocolate. Use spoon or very small spatula 
to pull melted chocolate up sides of cup. 
Place cookie sheet in freezer 2 minutes to harden.

While cups harden, start making filling.
Mix peanut butter, confectioners sugar and 
melted butter till well combined. Chill filling. 

Roll filling into balls to fit inside chocolate cups
and still leave room for a coating of chocolate on
top. Press peanut butter ball gently into cup to
get rid of airspaces. Spoon more melted chocolate
on top to cover; spreading in a swirling fashion 
for a nice design on top. Chill to harden. 

Store in airtight container in cool place or refrigerator.