Recipe courtesy of Kristina LaRue, RD, CSSD at www.loveandzest.com.
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
6 tablespoons powdered peanut butter
2 tablespoons 100% pure maple syrup
1 teaspoon 100% pure vanilla extract
1/3 cup dark chocolate chips
1 teaspoon coconut oil
- In small bowl, whisk together peanut butter, powdered peanut butter, maple syrup and vanilla extract.
- Line small baking sheet with parchment paper and roll peanut butter mixture into 13 uniform balls placing them on the baking sheet to set.
- In small microwave bowl, heat chocolate chips and coconut oil for 20-30 seconds until melted. Stir until smooth. Continue to heat at 10-15 second increments until fully melted.
- Dip each peanut butter ball into chocolate to coat one side and return to parchment paper to dry. Refrigerate until chocolate hardens. Store in airtight container and keep refrigerated until serving.
Nutrition facts per buckeye: 110 calories, 7 grams fat, 2 grams saturated fat, 0 milligrams cholesterol, 49 milligrams sodium, 9 grams carbohydrate, 1 gram fiber, 6 grams sugar, 3 grams protein, 0% vitamin A, 0% vitamin C, 0% calcium, 5% iron