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These sugar free chocolate and cashew nut cups are the perfect sweet treat to satisfy after dinner cravings.
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Sugar Free Peanut Butter Cups

Quick and Easy 4 ingredient nut cups. Naturally sweetened with no added sugars. Perfect for snacks and after dinner treats.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Australian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Fridge time 45 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 12 cups
Calories 176kcal
Author Kim

Ingredients

  • 1 block of No Added Sugar Lindt Milk Chocolate
  • ½ cup Unsalted Cashews
  • 4 Medjool Dates room temperature
  • 5 tablespoons Sugar Free Natural Peanut Butter

Instructions

  • Add cashews, dates and 3 tablespoons of peanut butter to a food processor and blitz to combine to a crumb like mixture.
  • Place mini muffin liners into the muffin tray and distribute nut mixture evenly into mini muffin cases, pressing down each one with fingers, filling each one to ⅔
  • Use a teaspoon to place a tiny dollop of peanut butter into the centre of each nut cup
  • Melt the chocolate in the microwave on 50% power until melted. Spoon chocolate onto each of the cups.
  • Place in the fridge for an hour to set.
  • Store in an air tight container in the fridge for 7 days.

Notes

  1. Cashews: Make sure to buy plain unsalted cashews.  Hazelnuts could be substituted for cashews
  2. Dates: medjool dates are best as they are sweeter and juicier than other varieties.
  3. Chocolate: My preference is for a milk chocolate with this recipe, and I love Lindt Sugar Free Milk Chocolate blocks.  There is also a Lindt Sugar Free Dark Chocolate you might like to try if you prefer Dark.
  4. Peanut Butter: No added sugar peanut butter is also called Natural Peanut Butter.  Check the nutrition label for ingredients.  For a sugar free or natural peanut butter, the only ingredient should be peanuts.
  5. Tips For Melting Chocolate in Microwave
    • Use a microwave safe jug
    • Break the block of chocolate up into even sized pieces so it melts evenly
    • Don’t be tempted to microwave on high as the chocolate may burn. A nice gentle melt is better
    • Microwave at 50 % power for a couple of minutes and then check it.  You want it so that it is only JUST melted with a few pieces still intact.  Once you remove it from the microwave, give it a stir, and any non melted pieces easily dissolve into the melted chocolate .
    • Once the chocolate is melted, you’ll need to work quickly to distribute it evenly across each peanut butter cup. The aim is to get all the chocolate onto the cups before it begins to harden.

Nutrition

Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 7g