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Dark Chocolate Almond Cups

A new twist on a classic candy we all know and love, these chocolate nut cups are made with dark chocolate and crunchy almond butter for a "grown up" take on a childhood favorite.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Candy, General
Cuisine General
Servings 16 Served
Calories 45 kcal

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.


  • 24 Oz. Dark chocolate, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. Coconut Oil
  • 1 1/2 Cups Almond or Peanut butter (creamy or chunky)
  • 1 Cup Powdered sugar
  • 6 Tbsp. Room temperature salted butter
  • 1 Tsp. Pure Vanilla extract
  • Flakey Maldon Salt to top


  • Line a baking sheet with paper cupcake liners.
  • Melt the chocolate and coconut oil in a bowl in the microwave in 30-second intervals until melted. (A couple of minutes total) Drop one tablespoon of melted chocolate into each liner then use the back of a spoon or a small paint brush to brush the chocolate 1/2 way up the sides of the liner. Place in the refrigerator until the chocolate firms up (about 10 minutes).
  • Using a hand mixer, beat together the nut butter, sugar, butter, and vanilla until smooth and creamy (if using creamy style nut butter) or until thoroughly incorporated if using chunky.
  •  Put one tablespoon of peanut or almond butter into each chocolate cup. Chill another 10 minutes. Remove from the refrigerator and spoon over more melted chocolate to completely cover the nut butter and create a cup. Sprinkle with flaky Maldon salt.
  • Chill until set. (1/2 hour is fine) Then dig in!


Calories: 45kcalCarbohydrates: 8gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.03gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 0.2mgPotassium: 1mgSugar: 7gCalcium: 0.1mgIron: 0.01mg
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