I like to think of these as a delicious, more sophisticated version of the sugar-loaded Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup. The best part about these are obviously the taste, but also that each ingredient has some great health benefits! Who needs to buy cups in a store when you can make them so simply! Make a batch or two and keep them out as a fun ‘finger food’ treat that everyone will love.

Sea Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Butter Cups | Lexiscleankitchen.com

Dark Chocolate Almond Cups | Lexiscleankitchen.com

Sea Salted Dark Chocolate Almond Cups
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Ingredients
  1. -1 cup dark chocolate (72% or higher)
  2. -1/3 cup raw almond butter (homemade or store-bought)
  3. -1 tbsp raw organic honey
  4. -1/2 tsp organic vanilla extract
  5. -1 tsp Himalayan sea salt flakes (for topping)
Instructions
  1. 1. In a small bowl mix almond butter, honey, and vanilla extract, and place bowl in freezer
  2. 2. Set out muffin liners (mini, large, or silicone muffin tins)
  3. 3. Melt chocolate: in a pot of simmering water, place chocolate into a bowl resting on top, stir until smooth
  4. 4. Drop about 1/2 a tablespoon of chocolate in the bottom of your muffin liners
  5. 5. Take almond butter mixture out of the freezer and roll into balls
  6. 6. Drop an almond butter ball into the center of your chocolate and slightly flatten
  7. 7. Cover with remaining chocolate, sprinkle with sea salt, and place in the fridge or freezer until set
  8. 8. Store in freezer for up to one week
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Benefits of Raw Honey:

  • Rich in B vitamins
  • Antiviral, antibacterial, and antioxidant properties
  • Promotes body and digestive health
  • Strengthens the immune system

Benefits of Dark Chocolate (72% or higher):

  • Rich in essential vitamins and minerals
  • Reduces Stress
  • Contains anti-depressant agents
  • Excellent source of flavonoids (natural antioxidants)
  • Maintains a healthy heart

Benefits of Raw Almonds:

  • Good source of monounsaturated fat (healthy fat)
  • Excellent source of flavonoids (natural antioxidants)
  • Good source of vitamins B2 and E
  • Protein Packed
  • Raw almonds hold all of their vitamins and minerals (some is lost when cooked)

Benefits of Pink Himalayan Sea Salt:

  • Controls the body’s water levels
  • Promotes stable pH balance in cells
  • Naturally promotes healthy sleep patterns
  • Supports healthy respiratory function
  • Assists the body to better absorb nutrients

Dark Chocolate Almond Cups | Lexiscleankitchen.com