Do I even need to say a single word? Do we not all love and die for chocolate peanut butter cups? I am happy to have found a way to still consume this fabulous candies, only converted to a far superior version that is more flavorful and actually healthy. I now make these once every fall for the kids as a special treat, to help them not feel deprived of all that Halloween candy they collect that the ‘Switch Witch’ comes for.
- 2 cups organic dark chocolate (or milk chocolate if you prefer, and preferably non-gmo, soy free)
- 2 tablespoons coconut oil
- 1/2 cup cultured butter
- 1/2 cup organic natural peanut butter - I use a brand with palm oil (creamy
- or crunchy)
- 1 tablespoon honey
- Melt chocolate and oil in a small mug in the toaster oven on low heat for 4 minutes, additionally in another mug add the butter, peanut butter and honey. Or in 2 small saucepans over low heat on the stove top.
- Line a mini mufﬁn tin with paper cup liners. Once the chocolate is melted add a small spoonful and tilt the cup to coat it with the chocolate, but don't let it get to the top of the paper cup. Repeat with all the liners then place in the freezer for 5 minutes.
- Remove from freezer, and to each cup add a dollop of the peanut mixture. Place back in the freezer for another 5 minutes.
- Remove from freezer and top each cup with remaining chocolate. Freeze again for 5 minutes. Then place in a container in the refrigerator. Let the chocolates sit out for a few minutes before eating. These chocolates will need to remain refrigerated.
Depending on the size of your mini mufﬁn pan, this recipe should make around 32 cups.
Bon Apetit! (……..and yes, you can thank me later!!)
Affiliate links are used where appropriate, which allow me to earn a small commission on your sale. This does not affect your price at all and is a cost of doing business for the affiliate companies. The monies earned from those commissions are like a tip at a restaurant and help support the maintenance of the website and free content. Shop on Amazon? There’s a handy Amazon.com search box over in the right-hand side bar you can click through to shop on Amazon. You’ll get the very same prices, plus a portion of what you spend will support this site. Thank you!
Lydia Joy Shatney is a certified Nutritional Therapist Practitioner through the Nutritional Therapy Association. Additionally, she is the chapter leader for the Weston A. Price Foundation in Delaware County, Pa. (Find the group here on Facebook). Lydia is also a member of the Nourished Living Network. Lydia founded Divine Health in March of 2010. You can find Lydia on Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest.
Lydia offers specialized step by step counseling to transform your health. Personalized consultations to suit your specific needs are offered via phone, Skype or in person. Lydia offers a variety of packages offered to suit your individual needs. Contact Lydia today for your free initial consult and to learn more about what she has to offer you!
Subscribe to Divine Health
Join our weekly newsletter and get