Home made 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 proper dessert to make as we speak to Valentine’s Day. Plus, they’ve a secret ingredient. 

Hello pals! Glad Monday and Glad Valentine’s Day 🙂 What do you have got occurring? The Pilot is off work as we speak (YAS) and we’re going to get pleasure from 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 trying ahead to it. I hope your day consists of chocolate and plenty of time with these you’re keen on.

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 finest pals.

If you happen to’re on the lookout for a candy deal with to make as we speak, I’ve acquired simply the factor for youuuuuuuu:

Home made 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 elements, somewhat increase of vitamins and taste from a secret ingredient, and are the PERFECT deal with to make on Valentine’s for somebody you’re keen on… or your self. 😉

Elements

4 oz peanut butter

1 tablespoon dietary yeast (the key ingredient! Offers 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 kinds. Customise the thickness relying in your desire.

I used a recent jar of peanut butter for this recipe, so the peanut butter thickness may also decide how a lot moist and dry elements you’ll need. 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.

*Word: I misplaced my coronary heart cookie cutter, so I sprayed my palms with avocado oil and made coronary heart shapes utilizing my palms. 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 absolutely. Elective: 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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Home made 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 proper dessert to make as we speak 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! Offers 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 kinds. Customise the thickness relying in your desire.

I used a recent jar of peanut butter for this recipe, so the peanut butter thickness may also decide how a lot moist and dry elements you’ll need. 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.

*Word: I misplaced my coronary heart cookie cutter, so I sprayed my palms with avocado oil and made coronary heart shapes utilizing my palms. 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 absolutely. Elective: 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 high quality flour. You may as well use coconut flour however you’ll need much less because it’s extra “thirsty” than conventional flours. Something that doesn’t should be cooked ought to work! 

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