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Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

These healthy peanut butter cups are nutritious, delicious and made with good-for-you ingredients. All you need are a few simple ingredients including all-natural peanut butter, cocoa powder, maple syrup, and Himalayan sea salt!

  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Author: Lee Hersh
  • Yield: 12 cups

Ingredients

Bottom Layer (chocolate)

Top Layer (peanut butter)

  • 1/3 cup all natural peanut butter, creamy
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • Himalayan sea salt

Instructions

  1. Line a muffin tin with 12 muffin liners. Spray with coconut oil cooking spray and set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir all ingredients for the bottom layer (chocolate) together until smooth. Set aside.
  3. In another medium bowl, stir all ingredients for the top layer (peanut butter) together until smooth. Set aside.
  4. Scoop a heaping 1/2 tablespoon of the chocolate layer into each muffin cup. Repeat until you’ve filled around 12 cups. Then, pick up the entire muffin tin and shake and tap until the layer is set evenly. You should get around 12 cups.
  5. Repeat the same thing with the peanut butter layer, plopping around 1/2 tablespoon on top of the chocolate layer. Pick up the entire muffin tin one last time and shake and tap until your cups are even.
  6. Finally, sprinkle each cup with some Himalayan sea salt.
  7. Place muffin tin in the freezer for 30 minutes or until firm. Enjoy!
  8. Store healthy peanut butter cups in the freezer to enjoy for later.

Notes

  • Make sure you are using an all natural, drippy peanut butter for this recipe. We recommend Smuckers All Natural, Trader Joe’s All Natural, or Fresh Thyme All Natural.
  • Store healthy peanut butter cups in the freezer to enjoy for later.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 157
  • Sugar: 5
  • Fat: 13
  • Saturated Fat: 6
  • Carbohydrates: 8
  • Fiber: 1
  • Protein: 4