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Protein Peanut Butter Cups

A high protein version of the classic treat.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 352 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/3 Cup Smooth peanut butter
  • 1 Scoop Whey Protein vanilla flavor
  • 1 ½ Cups Dark chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp Coconut oil

Instructions

  1. Place 6 paper liners in the wells of a muffin tin and set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together the protein powder and peanut butter until smooth.

  3. Place the chocolate chips and coconut oil in a bowl; microwave in 30 second increments until fully melted.

  4. Place approximately 1 tablespoon of melted chocolate in the bottom of each liner. Place the muffin tin in the freezer for 10 minutes or until chocolate is set.

  5. Place 2 teaspoons of the peanut butter mixture on top of the chocolate layer.

  6. Add an additional tablespoon of chocolate on top of the peanut butter mixture. Chill until firm.

  7. Store in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Nutrition Facts
Protein Peanut Butter Cups
Amount Per Serving
Calories 352 Calories from Fat 189
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 32%
Saturated Fat 15g 75%
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 138mg 6%
Potassium 424mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 16g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 1.9%
Vitamin C 1.7%
Calcium 16.1%
Iron 6.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.