Chocolate Peanut Buttercups

Homemade Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups

These are so easy after making them twice I no longer need the recipe.

This recipe was adapted from Beyond Fit Mom

Makes 12

4 tbsp coconut oil

2 tbsp brown rice syrup or honey (I made these the second time with honey and think this was the better sweetener)

2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder or carob powder

4 tbsp peanut butter ( homemade or natural)

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Directions
1. Melt coconut oil in a double boiler. Whisk in Brown rice syrup or honey then add unsweetened cocoa powder or carob powder.

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2. Mix until thick (VERY IMPORTANT) if it is very thin it is probably unsweetened chocolate which makes for a very nasty peanut butter cup (trust me!!!)

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3.  Line mini cupcake pan with cupcake liners. Pour into liners till 1/3 full. Then freeze for 15-20 minutes.

Lined Chocolate Cups

4. Once chocolate is hard add about 1/4 tsp of peanut butter in each cup and smoosh it a little. Then pour chocolate to cover peanut butter.

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

5. Freeze for 30 minutes. Once chocolate has harden pull out and eat. I would store them in the refrigerator the coconut oil makes these literally melt in your hand.

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