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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Cookies

These dark chocolate peanut butter cup cookies are going to become your go to recipe this holiday season! Gluten free, vegan and packed with flavor
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, dark chocolate, gluten free, peanut butter cups, vegan
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 24 servings
Calories 146kcal
Author Samantha

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1 scoop vegan vanilla protein powder (30g scoop)
  • 6 tbs coconut sugar
  • 2 tbs butter flavored coconut oil or coconut oil
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup dairy free milk
  • 1/4 cup Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free Baking Flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • pinch salt
  • 24 mini dark chocolate peanut butter cups

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350F
  • In a large bowl combine the apple sauce, peanut butter, stir
  • Add butter flavored coconut butter and dairy free milk, stir well
  • Add coconut sugar, protein powder, vanilla stir well
  • Add Bob's Red Mill Gluten-Free Baking Flour and stir to incorporate
  • Add the baking powder, baking soda and salt. 
  • Spray a mini-cupcake baking pan with non-stick spray.  
  • Using a 1 tablespoon, scoop in 1 tbs. of the batter and shape it into a ball with your hand. Drop them into each of the mini muffin tin, until you run out of batter
  • Use your thumb, press down on each of the peanut butter cookies to make a space to drop in the mini dark chocolate peanut butter cups. Do not push all the way to the bottom, just enough space for the dark chocolate peanut butter cup to fit
  • Add a dark chocolate peanut butter cups to each of the cookies
  • Bake in the oven for 12 minutes

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Nutrition

Calories: 146kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 75mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 1.6% | Iron: 0.9%