Butter cups are so adorable, they’re hard to resist. For plant-based eaters, this can really suck when someone is eating a peanut butter cup near us, and we can’t have it. As an alternative to buying packaged versions with animal products, you could try your hand at one of these super awesome butter cups! They come in all flavors and contain absolutely no milk or diary!
1. Raw Cacao Sea Salt Caramel Cups
You cannot go wrong with delicious dark chocolate, sea salt and caramel – that trio tastes pretty amazing! Use raw cacao powder or unsweetened cocoa and relish in dark chocolate bliss with every bite.
2. Raw Coconut Peanut Butter Cups with Chocolate
You will love these butter cups if you like the idea of stuffing a peanut butter cup with coconut! You will also use raw oats or almonds, maple syrup and cinnamon.
3. Cashew Cream Cups
Cashew cream is a plant-based cook’s secret weapon, and it is truly amazing. This recipe calls for a version made with agave nectar and vanilla extract. Add some berries on top for a finishing touch.
4. Raw Carob Caramel Cups
For this recipe, make a simple crust from cashews, walnuts and dates, then add the caramel and carob layers. Sprinkle with some coconut flakes for a garnish.
5. Heart-Shaped Vegan Almond Butter Cups
These adorable, heart shaped almond butter cups would be perfect for Valentine’s Day or to celebrate an anniversary!
6. Vegan Ginger Chocolate Cups with Sesame-Cashew Butter and Caramel
Add a new dimension to the traditional peanut butter cup with this recipe, which calls ginger dark chocolate and sesame cashew butter instead of peanut butter.
7. Peanut Butter and Chocolate Butter Cream Cups
If you love the traditional, packaged peanut butter cups, then you should try this version and give your taste buds something delicious and different! To make the creamy, white outer layer, use coconut oil, peanut butter, and tahini. The chocolate buttercream portion is made mostly of dates, water and cacao powder.
8. Raw Chocolate Raspberry Cups
Add a fruity taste to your butter cups by using raspberry, which always seems to work with chocolate!
9. Pumpkin Nut Butter Cups
These pumpkin nut butter cups are perfect for the fall season when we are all in a pumpkin craze.
10. Vegan White Chocolate Candy Cane Cups
The winter holidays are fast approaching, and this candy cane buttercup recipe will be a perfect treat to make and share with friends and family.
Lead image source: Pumpkin Nut Butter Cups