This is a take on a much loved dessert, peanut butter cups. Chocolate almond butter cups are a delicious healthy alternative to those heavenly treats.
As you can see in the recipe and directions below these are very easy to make. As well as worth the small effort to make. After enjoying these chocolate almond butter cups you can find even more healthy options at Healthy Dessert Recipes our home page.
There are only 5 ingredients to this healthy dessert and very easy to make. As with any recipe on this website you can add or take away.
The key is healthy, as long as you follow the basics to this recipe your peanut butter cup alternative will be healthy.
Chocolate Almond Butter Cups
Ingredients for the base (almond butter layer)
1/4 cup almond butter
1/4 cup coconut oil
1 tbsp maple syrup or honey
Several pinches of stevia (to taste)
Directions for base (almond butter layer)
In a small pot, combine all ingredients and heat on low and stir until smooth enough to pour
Pour the mixture into silicone moulds or muffin liners – make this layer about ¼ inch thick
Place moulds or liners into freezer for 10 minutes
Ingredients for the topping (chocolate layer)
1/4 cup maple syrup or honey
1/4 cup cocoa powder
1/4 cup coconut oil
Directions for topping (chocolate layer)
In a small pot, combine all ingredients and heat on low and stir until it’s smooth enough to pour
Pour into the moulds/liners on top of the base layer – make this layer ¼ inch thick
Place moulds/liners into freezer for 15 minutes, then enjoy your Chocolate Almond Butter Cups
Lets just say for a moment that you do not like almond butter. You would prefer not to make the Chocolate almond butter cups. Every one’s taste buds are different. You can replace the almond butter with sunflower seed butter. If you use sunflower seed butter you will not need to use the stevia. That is because sunflower seed butter is sweet. There is no need to add extra sweetness.
If you would prefer to use peanut butter, make sure to get a healthy peanut butter. One that is all natural, and no extra ingredients added. There are other alternative butters on the market today. I am sure you can find one that suits you taste buds.