These date caramel and peanut butter chocolates are a healthy take on valentines day chocolates!

These date caramel and peanut butter chocolates are a healthy take on valentines day chocolates!

Happy February!  Valentines day is around the corner so of course we had to have a chocolates recipe on the blog.  I got this heart shaped silicone mold on amazon so they could look extra official.  I honestly LOVE getting a box of chocolates on v-day but all the super sugary stuff is too much on my system – so maybe Matt will read this and make me some chocolates!! Haha okay okay I’m not gonna get crazy. He knows I love roses and a sweet card 🙂  Most likely I will just make these for him, he loves peanut butter cups and these are like a new level of those.

Something else I am SUPER excited about is making valentines for Ruth’s classmates!  She just started at a Montessori School yesterday and we got a list of this month’s activities. The teacher said we can bring valentines or don’t have to and I was just trying to hold back my excitement.  I LOVED doing valentines when I was little and I am so excited to make them for Ruthie!  I just got little valentines cards I am going to hole punch and string around a fruit and veggie puree pouch.  I think this whole school activity thing is going to be my jam, I just get way to into it!

These date caramel and peanut butter chocolates are a healthy take on valentines day chocolates!

When Ruthie is at the age where she can eat treats I’m really going to have to restrain myself!

These date caramel and peanut butter chocolates are a healthy take on valentines day chocolates!

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Date Caramel & Peanut Butter Chocolates

  • Author: Kelsey
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Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups of pitted dates
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 bag of chocolate chips

Instructions

  • Melt chocolate chips in a microwave safe dish for about 1-2 minutes or until fully melted.
  • Take your heart shaped silicone mold and drop in 1 teaspoon or so of chocolate into each heart then push it up the sides with the end of a wooden spoon.  Place in the freezer to harden.
  • In a blender combine dates, ¼ cup honey, coconut milk and vanilla and blend until smooth.  Place date caramel into a ziploc bag and set aside.
  • In a small bowl combine peanut butter and 3 tablespoons of honey then place that in a separate ziplock bag.
  • Once chocolate molds are hardened, cut off the tip of both ziplocks and first pipe in some date caramel, then the peanut butter mixture.
  • Then take your remaining melted chocolate and fill the rest of the mold. Place in the freezer to harden!
  • Store in the freezer or fridge and enjoy!

 

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