She Adds This Tasty Mixture To A Pan And Places It In The Fridge. All I Can Say Is "Yum"
That is one tasty (and giant) peanut butter cup. We should all be thanking Harry Burnett Reese for combining chocolate and peanut butter almost 100 years ago.
In the 1920s, Reese worked at the Hershey factory, where he was inspired to create his own candies. After a few years of working out of his basement, he began selling candy full time as the H.B. Reese Candy Company. One of his best sellers was the peanut butter cup, also called "penny cups," as they only cost a penny to purchase, at the time.
When he built his own factory, he began producing all kinds of treats. But because of the rationing caused by WWII, he began to focus solely on his "penny cups." He clearly made the right choice, as these sweets now rake in over $2.5 billion annually.