Nut Butter Cups
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling
- 1 cup unblanched almonds
- 1 cup pitted dates
- 1 cup creamy cashew butter or peanut butter
- 1/2 cup baking cocoa
- 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
- 2 teaspoons honey
- Chopped almonds, optional
- Pulse almonds and dates in a food processor until mixture starts to hold together when pressed. Spoon nut mixture into paper-lined muffin cups; press into bottom. Gently spread cashew butter over nut mixture. In a small bowl, whisk together cocoa, coconut oil and honey; pour over nut butter. If desired, top with chopped almonds. Refrigerate, covered, until chocolate is set, about 1 hour.
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Nutrition Facts1 nut butter cup: 293 calories, 23g fat (7g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.
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Mar 3, 2018
These treats are SCRUMPTIOUS! I made them on 2/15/18. I doubled the amount of creamy peanut butter, cocoa, coconut oil and honey in this recipe and got 17 cups out of this recipe!