Seasonal Recipes

Homemade Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

In a world that often spins too fast, there’s solace in the simplicity of homemade treats. Enter the realm of homemade healthy peanut butter cups—a delightful twist on a classic that can elevate your snack game to a whole new level. Skip the refined sugar and these treats can satisfy a craving without the brain fog and sugar crash we are all too familiar with.


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened, natural peanut butter
  • Stevia sweetener (equivalent to 1/4 cup of honey or maple syrup, adjust to taste)
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder (unsweetened)
  • A pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts or seeds for added crunch

Homemade Healthy Peanut Butter Cups Instructions:

  • In a small saucepan over low heat, melt coconut oil.
  • Stir in peanut butter, Stevia, cocoa powder, and a pinch of salt. Mix until smooth.
  • Line a mini-muffin tin with paper liners.
  • Pour a spoonful of the mixture into each muffin cup, filling them about halfway.
  • If desired, sprinkle chopped nuts or seeds on top.
  • Place the muffin tin in the freezer for about 20-30 minutes or until the cups are firm.
  • Once set, remove from the freezer and store in the refrigerator.

The result? A treat that transcends the ordinary. Each bite offers a symphony of textures and tastes, the silkiness of chocolate harmonizing with the creamy, nutty interior. It’s not just a sweet indulgence; it’s a moment of culinary bliss.

Homemade healthy peanut butter cups aren’t just about satisfying a sweet tooth; they’re a reminder that amidst the chaos of daily life, there’s therapeutic value in creating something delectable from scratch. So, take a breather, gather your ingredients, and let the simple joy of crafting these irresistible treats fill your kitchen and your soul.