dark chocolate peanut butter cups recipe

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups 3 Ingredient Recipe

Dark chocolate peanut butter cups can be homemade right in your kitchen in less time than it takes you to run to the store to purchase peanut butter cups that are full of nasty ingredients.

All you need is 3 ingredients to make dark chocolate peanut butter cups.  It’s super easy!!!   This is a dark chocolate peanut butter cup recipe, but you can certainly use milk chocolate if that is your preference.

Doesn’t this picture of the dark chocolate peanut butter cups get your mouth watering?

When I took these to my boys school as part of our Friday lunch date I handed them out to teachers who promptly told me these where some of the best they have ever tasted.  “They melt in your mouth!  Oh my goodness!!!”   That was generally the response I got as chocolate was dripping from their mouths.  lol!


dark chocolate peanut butter cups


ok, ok here is the the recipe….introducing…..

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups


  • 8 Oz Dark Chocolate Bar
  • 1 Tablespoon of Coconut Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons of Peanut Butter



  1. Melt chocolate over a pot of boiling water with the coconut oil.
  2. Line a small muffin tin with muffin liners.
  3. Fill the bottom with the melted chocolate.
  4. Spoon a bit of peanut butter on top.
  5. Fill to the top with chocolate.
  6. Place in freezer for about 30 minutes.
  7. ENJOY!!!!!


Filling the little miniature peanut butter cups is pretty fun, especially when you get to lick the extra that spills over.  haha!

home made peanut butter cups recipe



Just in case you need one more picture to get you in the mood…

dark chocolate peanut butter cups recipe

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Summer Brackhan

Mom, sociologist, teacher, author, musician, world traveler, parenting and health coach who believes healthy living incorporates body, mind and soul and that life is not about living in little boxes, but experiencing everything at its fullest.

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