Chocolate Peanut butter cups

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

 

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

Using just a few simple ingredients create a healthy, delicious dessert!
Course Dessert
Servings 6
Calories 333kcal

Equipment

  • Muffin pan

Ingredients

For the bottom layer

  • 1/3 cup peanut or almond butter creamy
  • 2.5 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp cocoa powder unsweetened
  • 1.5 tbsp Maple syrup

For the top layer

  • 1/2 cup peanut or almond butter creamy
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 pinch sea salt coarse

Instructions

  • Line a mini muffin tin with 12 muffin liners or standard size with 6 . Spray with coconut oil cooking spray and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, stir all ingredients for the bottom layer (chocolate) together until smooth. Set aside.
  • In another medium bowl, stir all ingredients for the top layer (peanut butter) together until smooth. Set aside
  • If using mini muffin pan scoop a heaping 1/2 tablespoon of the chocolate layer into each muffin cup. For standard size muffin pan place 1 full tablespoon in each cup. Repeat until you’ve filled around 12 mini (or 6 large) cups. Then, pick up the entire muffin pan and shake and tap until the layer is set evenly.
  • Repeat the same thing with the peanut butter layer, plopping around 1/2 or 1 tablespoon on top of the chocolate layer. Pick up the entire muffin pan one last time and shake and tap until your cups are even.
  • Finally, sprinkle each cup with some Himalayan sea salt.
    Place muffin tin in the freezer for 30 minutes or until firm. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 333kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Sodium: 172mg | Potassium: 289mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg

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