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chocolate peanut butter cups stacked on each other with a bite taken out of two showing the protein peanut butter center
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5 from 2 votes

Protein Peanut Butter Cups

You're going to love these homemade protein peanut butter cups. The ingredients are so simple, which makes it an easy no bake dessert that's ready in no time to help curb those chocolate and peanut butter cravings.
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Lactose, Vegetarian
Keyword: chocolate, dessert, high protein, peanut butter
Servings: 8
Calories: 241kcal

Ingredients

Filling

  • 1/4 cup vanilla protein powder or peanut butter protein powder
  • 3 tablespoons peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup
  • pinch sea salt

Instructions

  • In a medium sized bowl, microwave the dark chocolate and coconut oil for 30 seconds at a time until melted. Stir.
  • In a mini muffin tin, spoon the chocolate in just to cover the bottoms. Freeze for 5 minutes.
  • Add all of the filling ingredients into another bowl and mix until it's a playdough consistency.
  • Remove the muffin tin from the freezer. Roll the dough into little balls and place on the frozen chocolate. Pat down with your fingers to flatten a bit.
  • Pour the remaining chocolate over the filling. Freeze for 10 minutes.

Notes

For mini peanut butter cups.
Makes 16 bites, 113 calories per bite.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 241kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 11IU | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 4mg