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Cashew Butter Cups

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Cashew Butter Cups! 4 ingredients and your new favorite sweet treat is done! Fill these easy, no bake cups with your favorite nut butter and for an added taste, sprinkle with coarse sea salt. You also don’t need any refined sugar.

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This time of year is always a tricky one when it comes to posting here on the blog.

Everyone is seriously tired of baked goods and want to eat healthier. I’m all for that, but, it does make my job here a little more of a challenge. Because, honestly, we still eat sweets this time of year.

As a matter of fact, this little guy, shown below, has a “cake baking schedule” lined up for this week, thanks to a “great sale” (his words) on cake mixes at our grocery store.

Note: He likes to take pictures with his baked goods.

Yep, it’s a challenge, but, no fear! This no bake cashew butter cups are perfect for this time of year. They only require 4 ingredients, take about 5 minutes to mix together and taste amazing. Plus, no refined sugar!

Your Ingredients List:

  • Unsweetened cocoa powder.
  • Honey.
  • Cashew butter.
  • Coconut oil.
  • Coarse sea salt. (optional)

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A few notes:

  • No, you can’t replace the coconut oil with canola or vegetable oil. Once it gets cold, the coconut oil will harden up. Trust me on this..I’ve experimented with canola oil and they were a mushy mess!
  • I used dark chocolate cocoa powder for mine, this is optional. Regular cocoa powder will also be fine. Just be sure that it’s unsweetened.
  • Maple syrup can be used as a replacement for the honey.
  • Any flavor nut butter will work. I used cashew butter, but, regular peanut butter will work, as will almond or sunflower.
  • Yes, cashew butter can be costly. If you don’t want to spend the money on a whole container, you can purchase a small squeeze pack from Justin’s or Once Again online or check in the health food aisle of your grocery store for other brands.

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Yield: 12 cups

Cashew Butter Cups

Prep Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour

4 ingredients and your new favorite sweet treat is done! Fill these easy, no bake cups with your favorite nut butter and for an added taste, sprinkle with coarse sea salt. You also don't need any refined sugar.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup coconut oil, melted, then, cooled
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 3/4 cup cashew butter ( or your favorite nut butter)
  • coarse sea salt, optional

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl, whisk together melted coconut oil, cocoa powder and honey until smooth.
  2. Line a 12 count muffin pan with cupcake papers.
  3. Scoop 1 tablespoon of chocolate mixture into the bottom of each cupcake liner.
  4. Then, add 1 teaspoon of cashew butter on top.
  5. With the remainder of chocolate mixture, spoon 1 tablespoon of chocolate mixture on top of cashew butter.
  6. Place in refrigerator or freezer until set.
  7. If desired, top with coarse sea salt before serving.

Notes

  • Prep time includes setting time.
  • Adapted from Pinch of Yum.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

12

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 249Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 13gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 96mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 1gSugar: 7gProtein: 2g

All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on ourtableforseven.com should only be used as a general guideline. This information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that the information will be completely accurate


Miz Helen

Tuesday 15th of January 2019

I can't wait to try these awesome Cashew butter cups! Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday! Miz Helen

Erin Table for Seven

Wednesday 16th of January 2019

Thanks Miz Helen!

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