Chocolate Chestnut Butter Cups

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Vanilla Chestnut Butter Ingredients

1 cup organic, whole, roasted & peeled chestnuts
3 tbsp. walnut oil
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tbsp. coconut nectar
Pinch of Himalayan pink salt

Vanilla Chestnut Butter Directions

1) Add chestnuts and salt to food processor and process on low while slowly drizzling in walnut oil, vanilla and coconut nectar.
2) Once all ingredients are incorporated, increase speed to high and process until creamy and smooth.
3) Set aside for use in Chocolate Chestnut Butter Cups.

Makes approximately 1 cup.

Chocolate Chestnut Butter Cups Ingredients

4 oz. unsweetened, vegan dark chocolate, broken into pieces
5 tbsp. coconut oil
2 tbsp. xylitol
1 tsp. stevia
1 tbsp. vanilla
Pinch of Himalayan pink salt
Vanilla Chestnut Butter
Mini paper cups

Chocolate Chestnut Butter Cups Directions

1) Melt chocolate, coconut oil, xylitol, stevia, vanilla, and salt in a double boiler over low heat, whisking continuously until ingredients are melted and combined.
2) Remove chocolate mixture from stove and let cool slightly.
3) Pour melted chocolate mixture into mini paper cups, filling each paper cup just 1/4 of the way up. Put paper cups in freezer and freeze to set, about 2-3 minutes.
4) Once chocolate mixture is frozen, remove cups from freezer and use a large melon baller to scoop out a heaping spoonful of Vanilla Chestnut Butter and place on top of frozen chocolate.
5) Cover chestnut butter with melted chocolate mixture, filling to just below the top of the paper cup.
6) Place in freezer for 10-15 minutes or until set.
7) Serve and enjoy!

Makes approximately 12 cups.

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