Inside out peanut butter cups?! It boggles the mind, defies the senses, and flips everything you’ve known and loved about a peanut butter cup on its head. And they can be yours with just a few ingredients and a little prep work.

Amaze your friends, your Instagram feed, and your taste buds with these pretty little tasty bites.

With only 4 ingredients, these are a delicious healthier indulgence, full of better-for-you fats from the nut butter, avocado, and dark chocolate, making a satisfying, indulgent treat that won’t make you feel like garbage.

If you don’t want to make avocado fudge, you can substitute a natural chocolate hazelnut spread or even Nutella, all with delicious results. You can also swap peanut butter for almond, sunflower, or cashew butter. Make them however you like – just be sure to invite us over to taste test.

Inside Out Peanut Butter Cups with Avocado Fudge

  • Prep Time:10 minutes
  • Cook Time:60 minutes
  • Total Time:70 minutes
  • Servings:About 9 regular sized cups, or 12 mini
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup smooth peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 avocado (or you can sub 1/3 cup chocolate hazelnut spread in place of the fudge)
  • 6 oz dark chocolate chips or Baker's chocolate
Photo by Katherine Baker
Photo by Katherine Baker

Step 1

In a microwave safe bowl, melt coconut oil, about 30 seconds. Add peanut butter and stir coconut oil into peanut butter until well combined.

Photo by Katherine Baker
Photo by Katherine Baker

Step 2

Spoon a small amount peanut butter mixture, filling about 1/2 way up the liner, into mini cupcake liners or cupcake liners, depending on your desired size.

Photo by Katherine Baker
Photo by Katherine Baker

Step 3

Place cups in the freezer for 10-15 minutes, until hardened.

Step 4

Meanwhile, make fudge: melt chocolate in a microwave safe bowl, about 1-3 minutes. Peel and mash avocado, add to chocolate, and stir until well combined.

Photo by Katherine Baker
Photo by Katherine Baker

Step 5

Remove cups from freezer. Dollop a small amount of fudge (or chocolate hazelnut spread) on top of the peanut butter layer.

Photo by Katherine Baker
Photo by Katherine Baker

Step 6

Stir remaining peanut butter mixture (you may need to reheat it a bit in the microwave, about 30 seconds) and fill each cup to the top. Place in the freezer again until hardened, about 45-60 minutes.

Photo by Katherine Baker
Photo by Katherine Baker

Step 7

Place in the freezer again until hardened, about 45-60 minutes.

Photo by Katherine Baker
Photo by Katherine Baker

Step 8

Enjoy as a snack or on top of ice cream. Store in the freezer.

Photo by Katherine Baker
Photo by Katherine Baker