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Celebrate Valentine’s Day

Make Your Own Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups 

Creating sweet treats at home is easier than you think! Watch St. Joseph High School students Cira Vance and Alaina Riedel from Karen Rooker’s culinary class show you how. 


 

Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Makes 11 peanut butter cups.

Ingredients

Bottom Layer:
2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
1/4 cup smooth peanut butter
1 tsp pure vanilla extract
1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
2 packets stevia

Top Layer:
2 Tbsp coconut oil, melted
1/4 cup natural smooth peanut butter
1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
1 packet stevia

Directions
Line a mini muffin tray with 11 paper liners.

Stir all ingredients for the bottom layer together until smooth and divide between the wells (each should be about half full). Put the tray in the freezer on a flat surface and freeze until solid (about 15 minutes).

Meanwhile, stir all ingredients together for the top layer until smooth and divide on top of the set chocolate mixture. Return to the freezer and freeze until solid. Store the treats in the freezer and enjoy.


Nutrition Information (per cup): 116 calories; 11.1 g fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 55 mg sodium; 3.6 g carbohydrate; 1.5 g fiber; 3.2 g protein (0 carb choices per cup or ½ carb choice for 2 cups)

Recipe created by Nicole Morrissey, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator, Lakeland Health

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