My sister and I love making these healthy treats. One of our favorite vegan treats to make, are these vegan peanut butter cups! They melt in your mouth, have a rich chocolaty flavor, filled with gooey peanut butter, and are so easy to make! Using only FOUR ingredients, the ingredients for these cute little cups should already be in your pantry!
Not only are they sweet, they are packed full of antioxidants from the coconut oil and cacao powder and pack some protien from the nut butter. We think they're just as good as a real Reese's Pieces cup, only a LOT healthier!
Prep time: 15 minutes Makes: 2 largecups
4 tbsp coconut oil, melted
2 tbsp cacao powder
2 tbsp maple syrup
2 tbsp soft peanut butter (or almond butter)
1, Melt coconut oil in a small bowl, then add cacao power and maple syrup, mixing until evenly combined.
2. Pour 1 tablespoon (each) of the mixture into a small muffin tray or tin and place in the freezer. Allow to set in the freezer for about ten minutes.
3. Once the mixture has set in the trays, put 1 tablespoon (each) of peanut butter on top, and pour the rest of the coconut oil mixture over the top (you may have to reheat so it's in liquid form again).
4. Place back in the freezer for fifteen minutes until everything is set and enjoy!
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