Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups. If you've been looking for the perfect "alternative" recipe for these heaven-sent treats, this is the one.
They're a healthier alternative to the commercial PB cups, easy to make and boosted with our Daily Superfood powder. On top of that, we're happy to say that they're vegan, gluten-free and sweetened only with maple syrup.
We promise these will become your go-to treat, whether it's a cheeky snack for yourself, a gift for a friend or a surprise for colleagues. Be sure to share your photos with us on Instagram - we're @activatednutrients!
Superfood Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
makes 8 large peanut butter cups
1/2 cup coconut oil
2/3 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup maple syrup
3 tablespoons natural peanut butter
1 tablespoon Activated Nutrients Daily Superfood powder (for Men or Women)
Peanut Butter Filling
1/3 cup almond meal
½ cup peanut butter
½ teaspoon salt
-Line a muffin tin with eight paper cupcake liners
-Put all superfood chocolate ingredients into a small saucepan and heat over low heat until all ingredients are melted and combined
-While the chocolate heats up, stir together all peanut butter filling ingredients in a bowl until well combined then put the bowl into the freezer so the filling will harden up a bit
-Spoon about a teaspoon of the chocolate into each liner (just to cover the bottom) and put into the refrigerator for a minute or two (it sets quickly because of the coconut oil)
-Scoop about a tablespoon of peanut butter mixture into your hand, flatten it into a disc shape and place a disc into each cup
-Evenly divide the rest of the melted chocolate between each cup, spooning it over the peanut butter filling
-Put in the refrigerator to set (or the freezer if you’re sort on time)
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