Nut Butter Cup Recipe

Nut Butter Cup Recipe

Ingredients :
1 cup unblanched almonds
1 cup pitted dates
1 cup creamy cashew butter or peanut butter
1/2 cup baking cocoa
1/4 cup coconut oil, melted
2 teaspoons honey
Chopped almonds, optional

Pulse almonds and dates in a food processor until mixture starts to hold together when pressed. Spoon nut mixture into paper-lined muffin cups; press into bottom. Gently spread cashew butter over nut mixture. In a small bowl, whisk together cocoa, coconut oil and honey; pour over nut butter. If desired, top with chopped almonds. Refrigerate, covered, until chocolate is set, about 1 hour.

Test Kitchen tips :
Almost any nut or nut butter may be used in this creative on-the-go snack.
While these are delectable year-round, try making them in mini muffin cups and include them as a healthy addition to holiday cookie and candy plates.

Nutrition Facts :
1 date nut bite: 293 calories, 23g fat (7g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 73mg sodium, 21g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 4g fiber), 6g protein.

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