Health becomes more and more popular topic every single day. People become more conscious and pay much more attention to their diet and the food they eat. Some of them prefer to prepare their own home-made version of their favorite meals and snacks instead of buying them from stores.
Here we have a recipe that is made of granola. These granola cups are tasty, healthy and vegan too. You’ll definitely love them. Another reason for you to love them even more is that they are gluten-free, sugar-free and diary-free, and they contain only 7 ingredients.
Granola is a rich source of protein, fiber, macronutrients, and healthy fats. Also depending on their nutritional profile, it may be high in magnesium, iron, copper, selenium, vitamins B and E, and zinc.
Granola represents a combination of nuts, oats and a sweetener like honey or sugar. Sometimes you can find also some other grains, dried fruits, seeds, spices, and nut butter.
These granola cups would be an excellent on-the-go meal for you. Just be beware because you can find many types of granola on the market which include oils, sugar syrups, and chocolate, which can turn this nutritious snack into an unhealthy one.
That’s why our following granola cups recipe would be an excellent energy-boosting meal for you in any part of the day. They are rich in nutrients, contain all-natural ingredients, and are easy to make.
You’ll find these cups both, healthy and nutritious. The recipe is so easy, completely no-bake.
So let’s get to the point, as you are about to try the most delicious peanut butter granola cups ever!
Vegan Peanut Butter Granola Cups Recipe:
- 2 ½ cups granola
- 3 tablespoons natural peanut butter or almond butter
- 1 cup peanuts, chopped
- 3 tablespoons honey or maple syrup
- 1 cup natural peanut butter
- 12 oz. dark chocolate, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon coconut oil
Mix the granola, chopped peanuts, peanut butter, and honey (or maple syrup) in a medium-sized bowl, and add more honey if the mixture is too dry.
In a previously greased cupcake pan, divide the mixture into the cups, press well against the sides and bottom of the pan, and make a dent in the center.
Freeze for 5-10 minutes.
Melt the peanut butter and pour it into the center of the granola cups. Freeze the pan for another 5-10 minutes.
Melt the dark chocolate and coconut oil, and spoon it on top of the peanut butter.
Chill until the chocolate has set. You can store the granola cups in an air-tight container in the fridge.