Create a Healthy Halloween

Do you know what’s scariest about Halloween? All the unnecessary sugar it comes with! Below is a simple and delicious recipe that families can make together and cut the sugar out of this Halloween!  

In a recent survey conducted by Influenster, 400,000 participants were asked what is their favorite Halloween candy? The candy that pulled in the most amount of votes was Reese's Peanut Butter cups. 

   A new map shows the most popular Halloween candy by state. (Influenster)

A new map shows the most popular Halloween candy by state. (Influenster)

With these new findings, NMFIT is sharing a healthy version of peanut butter cups.  Try making the recipe below with your family or anytime for a healthy sweet treat! Tastes just like the real thing! 

NMFIT Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

Healthy Peanut Butter Cups

What you will need:

  • For small batch (8-12 cups)
  • ½ Cup of 60% cacao bitter sweet chocolate chips 
  • ¼ Cup of semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • ½ Cup of all natural peanut butter (alternative almond butter)
  • 8-12 mini baking cups.

Directions

  • Bring half a cup of water to a boil in a saucepan. 
  • Place a glass bowl on top with both the cacao bittersweet chocolate chips and a semi-sweet chocolate chips inside. 
  • As the chocolate starts to melt using a wisk blend the chips. 
  • Carefully pour the chocolate into each individual wrapper.
  • Make sure the chocolate is spread evenly and along the sides by using a small butter knife and/or spoon
  • Refrigerate for 3-5 mins or until the chocolate completely hardens
  • Remove from fridge and place a dollop of peanut butter in the center. 
  • Pour the rest of melted chocolate on top and place back in the fridge until it has completely hardened (10 mins) 

Happy Halloween!

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