Sometimes you need a treat that has only ingredients you’d find in your pantry, or can easily get, and are comfortable eating.. Or maybe you’ve currently got a zillion dietary restrictions and JUST NEED SOMETHING for Halloween.. ya get me?
Cuz hey, it’s Halloween today. Happy stuff-your-face-with-candy day! (or these chocolate gems).
They’re super rich and indulgent, and I totally eat more than one at a time.
Crunchy Peanut Butter Bites8oz dark chocolate, such as Lily’s stevia sweetened dark chocolate chips1/4 cup coconut oil2/3 cup smooth peanut butter2 Tbsp maple syrup or honey3 Tbsp almond meal or powdered peanut butter4 Tbsp chopped sunflower seedspinch sea saltPlace chocolate and coconut oil together in microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 30 seconds, stir, then another 30 seconds and stir until smooth.Stir together the rest of the ingredients until consistently mixed. Scoop into 1.5 teaspoon sized balls. Flatten slightly and set aside.Drop a small amount of chocolate onto the bottom of mini silicon muffin pan wells (18 -20, depending on how many peanut butter balls you have).Freeze for a few minutes until hardened, then top each one with a peanut butter ball. spoon a bit more chocolate over each one until covered, then freeze again.These are perfection straight out of the freezer, so I pop them out of the silicon pan and store in a freezer bag until a craving strikes.