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“Healthy-ish” Peanut Butter Cups

These “healthy-ish” Peanut butter cups are really tasty, loaded with protein and refined sugar-free these peanut butter cups are sure to please. These are a great snack with a cup of tea or perfect for the kids lunches! 

Makes 6-8 Peanut Butter Cups

Ingredients

Chocolate Layer

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

In a mixing bowl, Mix together the coconut oil, cocoa powder, maple syrup and vanilla until combined. Layer into a square baking dish or muffin tin (since these are for valentines day you can use a heart shaped mold!). and place into the freezer for 15-20 minutes. 

Peanut Butter Layer

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, melted
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter (salted, chunky peanut butter)
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 tablespoons of chia seeds  (optional) 
  • Powdered Sugar for garnish

Mix together Coconut oil, peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla until combined. Pour on top of chocolate layer, Sprinkle with chia seeds. Freeze for 15-20 minutes. 

At this point you can either slice with a warm knife or cookie cutter, or unmold! 

Place on a plate and sprinkle with powdered sugar. 

Enjoy!

xx,

gracegrl

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