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Peanut butter cups are at the top of his candy wish list. Can you blame him? Peanuts and chocolate -- they just go so perfectly together! However, traditional peanut butter cups are packed full of preservatives, and come individually wrapped, leaving a lot of waste behind. Instead, I prefer to make my own peanut butter cups for my family. I can use the freshest, whole ingredients and can even choose to make them vegan. Click here for the one page printable instructions and read on to learn my simple recipe and surprise your family with vegan chocolate peanut butter cups this Halloween!
What you will need:
- 1/2 cup vegan butter
- 3/4 cup crunchy peanut butter
- 3/4 cup vegan graham crackers (about 10 squares)
- 1/4 cup organic brown sugar
- 2 cups vegan carob or nondairy chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup almond milk
- peanuts, carob chia chunks or almonds for garnish
Step 1: Make the Peanut Butter Filling
Add the butter, peanut butter, graham crackers and sugar to a saucepan and stir over medium heat.
Step 2: Make the Chocolate Topping
Heat the carob or non-dairy chips and almond milk until the chocolate chips are melted.
Step 3: Prepare the Muffin Tins
Place a cupcake liner in the bottom of 12 cup muffin tin.