{Vegan} Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

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Vegan Peanut Butter Cups – A homemade snack that only requires two ingredients and only takes a short amount of time to make.

overhead view of vegan peanut butter cups on plate with a glass of milk

In just a few more days my vacation officially begins, which means for me no working outside the home until after the new year. As you probably can imagine I am VERY excited to spend some much needed time off. It will also give me a chance to enjoy more quality time with family and friends and to also catch up on some things that I have been putting off; such as cleaning up my closet.

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vegan peanut butter cups recipe

overhead view of vegan peanut butter cups on plate with a glass of milk

Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

Vegan Peanut Butter Cups - A homemade snack that only requires two ingredients and only takes a short amount of time to make.
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: peanut butter cups, vegan peanut butter cups
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Resting Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 6
Calories: 290kcal


  • 1 1/2 cups vegan chocolate chips (or non-vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips)
  • 1/4 cup vegan peanut butter (or your favorite butter such as almond)


  • Using a muffin pan (regular or mini) line the wells with paper liners and set aside.Β In a double boiler melt the chocolate chips until they are melted and smooth, careful not to burn.
  • Place 1 teaspoon of melted chocolate into the bottom of the muffin pan liners and spread the chocolate evenly and refrigerate for 10 minutes to set.
  • Then top with 1 teaspoon of peanut butter in the center of the chocolate and place back into the refrigerator for 10 more minutes.
  • During this time the peanut butter will settle and spread a little and that is fine. You will also need to re-heat your chocolate while you wait because it has probably become hard and will be difficult to spread for the final layer.
  • Once you remove the peanut butter cups from the refrigerator top with another teaspoon of chocolate and spread to cover the peanut butter.
  • Smooth evenly and place back into the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes and then they are ready to serve.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or at room temperature.


Calories: 290kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Sodium: 49mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 22g | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 3mg
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vegan peanut butter cups

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    December 20, 2015 at 7:55 AM

    These are wonderful. I’ll send them to my non-dairy sisters!
    I hope you have a great break. I took a few days off but so much illness in this family right now with colds and flus. It hasn’t felt very relaxing at all!

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      December 20, 2015 at 7:35 PM

      Great—Thank you! Aww…I hope everyone feels better soon πŸ™

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    December 21, 2015 at 3:02 PM

    I’m going to try to make these for my husband one day while he is on vacation πŸ˜‰ I didn’t know peanut butter cups were so easy to make.

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      December 22, 2015 at 1:12 PM

      Yes they are too easy and I’m sure he will enjoy them…Plus you have more control over what is in them πŸ™‚

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    December 21, 2015 at 7:59 PM

    Love how easy this recipe is!

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      December 22, 2015 at 1:10 PM

      Thank you…So do I πŸ™‚

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