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February Recipe of the Month – Mini Peanut Butter Cups


1 (3.5 ounces) 85% dark chocolate bar, dairy-free if desired

½ cup creamy natural peanut butter

½ tablespoon pure maple syrup

½ tablespoon coconut flour

Pinch of salt, if your peanut butter isn’t already salted

Fancy sea salt, for sprinkling on top


Line a mini muffin pan with 9 mini liners. We’re only making half, but if you want you can double the recipe to make 18 mini cups.

Now it’s time to melt the chocolate: Place 1.75 ounces of dark chocolate into a microwave-safe bowl and microwave in 30-second increments until chocolate is melted. You can also melt the chocolate in a medium saucepan over low heat; stirring frequently.

Once the chocolate is melted, add 1 teaspoon to the bottom of each cup (about 1 heaping teaspoon). Use the spoon to push/spread the chocolate all the way up sides of each liner, you should use exactly the amount of chocolate that you melted.

Once you’ve filled all the cups, place the pan in the freezer for just a few minutes to harden the chocolate.

Make the peanut butter cup filling: Add peanut butter, maple syrup, and coconut flour to a medium bowl and mix until smooth, place ½ tablespoon of the mixture in each cup on top of the chocolate. It should fill pretty much to the top.

Place back in the freezer while you melt the remaining chocolate bar in the microwave (or on the stovetop) as you did with the previous bar.

Spoon about 1 teaspoon on top of the peanut butter, making sure you cover all of the peanut butter fillings. Freeze for 5-10 minutes until chocolate is solid.

Once cups are firm, you can store them in the fridge or freezer until ready to eat. Makes 9 mini peanut butter cups.

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