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Raw Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

Raw desserts are an amazing way to have a sweet treat without all the junk! These are gluten, dairy, and refined sugar free!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Freeze30 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: raw peanut butter cup, raw peanut butter cup recipe
Servings: 6 cups


The Chocolate

  • 3 tablespoon coconut oil very soft or melted
  • 3 tablespoon Cacao powder (not cocoa) Buy cacao powder here
  • teaspoon pink salt
  • 2-3 tablespoon maple syrup room temperature

Peanut Butter Filling

  • ½ cup Peanut butter organic plain with just peanuts, salt
  • 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • ¼ teaspoon pink salt Buy pink salt here
  • 3 teaspoon coconut oil



  • If coconut oil is hard, Melt in the pan for a couple of seconds.
  • Pour into a bowl and whisk in Cacao powder, salt, and maple syrup.
  • Set aside.


  • In a small saucepan or skillet, heat all ingredients on low and whisk until incorporated and warm.


  • Place 6 baking cups on a tray
  • Between 6 standard size baking cups, place about a teaspoon and half of chocolate in the bottom of the paper cups. Transfer to the freezer for about 5 minutes.
  • Pull out of the freezer and distribute peanut butter mix evenly between the six cups. Place back into the freezer for another 5-10 minutes or until peanut butter is hard to the touch.
  • Pull out of the freezer, and distribute remaining chocolate evenly on top of peanut butter.
  • Top with a pinch of pink salt on top if you want.
  • Freeze for another 5-10 minutes.
  • You can store them in the fridge or freezer.


*You can also make these with almond butter!
If your kitchen is cold and the chocolate starts to harden while you are working with it, re-melt it in a saucepan or pop it in the microwave for a few seconds.