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Do-it-yourself Copycat Reese’s Hearts (gluten-free and vegan) –


Sharing this recipe for home made copycat Reese’s hearts! They’re gluten-free, vegan, and the right dessert to make at the moment to Valentine’s Day. Plus, they’ve a secret ingredient. 

Hello mates! Comfortable Monday and Comfortable Valentine’s Day 🙂 What do you’ve gotten happening? The Pilot is off work at the moment (YAS) and we’re going to take pleasure in a hike (hopefully not a loopy one like Friday’s.. it ended up being switchbacks within the mountains) and have dinner out with the fam. I’m actually wanting ahead to it. I hope your day consists of chocolate and plenty of time with these you like.

It’s the anniversary of the day the Pilot acquired Bella for me. I nonetheless miss this candy lady each single day, however am so grateful to spend the day with Maisey. I do know that she and Bella would have been greatest mates.

In case you’re on the lookout for a candy deal with to make at the moment, I’ve acquired simply the factor for youuuuuuuu:

Do-it-yourself Copycat Reese’s Hearts (gluten-free and vegan)

These home made copycat Reese’s hearts style remarkably like the actual deal. Plus, they’ve superior components, slightly increase of vitamins and taste from a secret ingredient, and are the PERFECT deal with to make on Valentine’s for somebody you like… or your self. 😉

Components

4 oz peanut butter

1 tablespoon dietary yeast (the key ingredient! Provides it an superior nutty taste)

1/2 cup almond meal (to thicken up the dough)

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 cup maple syrup

Pinch of sea salt

1 tablespoon coconut oil

8 oz darkish chocolate chips

Bonus: Maldon sea salt, for sprinkling 

Instructions

In a big bowl, mix the peanut butter, almond meal, vanilla, maple syrup, dietary yeast and a pinch of sea salt. Stir nicely till a dough types. Customise the thickness relying in your choice.

I used a recent jar of peanut butter for this recipe, so the peanut butter thickness will even decide how a lot moist and dry components you will want. It’s a versatile recipe – don’t be afraid to play a bit!

Roll your dough out on the countertop in between two items of plastic wrap.

From right here, use cookie cutters to chop coronary heart shapes into the dough and place within the fridge to harden, about half-hour.

*Notice: I misplaced my coronary heart cookie cutter, so I sprayed my fingers with avocado oil and made coronary heart shapes utilizing my fingers. It’s a bit extra *rustic* but it surely works.

Soften your chocolate! In a microwave-safe bowl, warmth the chocolate chips and coconut oil in 30-second intervals, stirring in between every time.

Dip the peanut butter hearts into the chocolate and coat totally. Non-obligatory: sprinkle with Maldon salt or flaky sea salt.

Place on a parchment lined tray within the fridge to set, about half-hour.

Take pleasure in!! 

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Do-it-yourself Copycat Reese’s Hearts (gluten-free and vegan)

Sharing this recipe for home made copycat Reese’s hearts! They’re gluten-free, vegan, and the right dessert to make at the moment to Valentine’s Day. Plus, they’ve a secret ingredient.

  • Writer: Gina Harney // The Fitnessista

4 oz peanut butter

1 tablespoon dietary yeast (the key ingredient! Provides it an superior nutty taste)

1/2 cup almond meal (to thicken up the dough)

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

1/4 cup maple syrup

Pinch of sea salt

1 tablespoon coconut oil

8 oz darkish chocolate chips

Bonus: Maldon sea salt, for sprinkling

In a big bowl, mix the peanut butter, almond meal, vanilla, maple syrup, dietary yeast and a pinch of sea salt. Stir nicely till a dough types. Customise the thickness relying in your choice.

I used a recent jar of peanut butter for this recipe, so the peanut butter thickness will even decide how a lot moist and dry components you will want. It’s a versatile recipe – don’t be afraid to play a bit!

Roll your dough out on the countertop in between two items of plastic wrap.

From right here, use cookie cutters to chop coronary heart shapes into the dough and place within the fridge to harden, about half-hour.

*Notice: I misplaced my coronary heart cookie cutter, so I sprayed my fingers with avocado oil and made coronary heart shapes utilizing my fingers. It’s a bit extra *rustic* but it surely works.

Soften your chocolate! In a microwave-safe bowl, warmth the chocolate chips and coconut oil in 30-second intervals, stirring in between every time.

Dip the peanut butter hearts into the chocolate and coat totally. Non-obligatory: sprinkle with Maldon salt or flaky sea salt.

Place on a parchment lined tray within the fridge to set, about half-hour.

Substitutions and ideas:

– Use this recipe for Easter eggs! Easter is simply across the nook and this recipe can completely be repurposed. 🙂 Simply make egg shapes as an alternative of hearts!

– Infuse a coconut taste by substituting coconut as an alternative of the flour. 

– No almond meal? Attempt floor oats as an alternative – simply grind right into a fantastic flour. You can even use coconut flour however you will want much less because it’s extra “thirsty” than conventional flours. Something that doesn’t have to be cooked ought to work! 

– Retailer lined within the fridge on the very small likelihood that you’ve got leftovers 

Favourite Valentine’s Day sweet: go!

Mine: the Hu chocolate with cashew butter. The bessttttttt. (I order a number of bars from Thrive Market.)

xo

Gina 


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