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These gluten free and vegan Peanut Butter cups are so easy to make and taste wonderful! They taste so much like traditional peanut butter cups! #glutenfree #vegan #dairyfree #dessert #halloweencandy #peanutbutter

Peanut Butter Cups – Gluten Free & Vegan

  • Author: Morgan | Just What We Eat
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Description

These gluten free and vegan Peanut Butter cups are so easy to make and taste wonderful!  They taste so much like traditional peanut butter cups!


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Ingredients

For the Peanut Butter Layer

  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp peanut butter (creamy or crunchy)
  • 2 tbsp refined coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup

For the Chocolate Layers

  • 1 9oz bag vegan chocolate chocolate chips (I use “Enjoy Life” brand)
  • 2 tsp refined coconut oil, melted

Instructions

  1. In a medium sized bowl, combine all of the Peanut Butter Layer ingredients and place in the freezer for 10-15 minutes to firm up.
  2. Melt chocolate chips and coconut oil in a microwave safe bowl for 30 seconds at a time, stirring in between until chocolate chips are melted.
  3. Line a muffin tin with paper liners and scoop 1-2 teaspoons worth of the melted chocolate into the liners.
  4. Scoop about half a tablespoon of the peanut butter mixture into each liner on top of the chocolate layer.
  5. Finally, add another 1-2 teaspoons worth of the melted chocolate on top of the peanut butter layer and place muffin tin in the freezer for 20 min or until peanut butter cups are firm.