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Valentine’s Day Chocolate PB Hearts (Dairy Free)

Chocolate PB hearts

Although Valentine’s Day is centered around packaged chocolate muscle men, colorful sweethearts, and pink frosting-topped cupcakes galore, it’s time to start making heartfelt treats from scratch for your significant other and/or loved ones. Get rid of the artificial chemicals and sugars that go into making V-Day so sweet and use whole, low-sugar ingredients such as cacao, fresh fruit, raw desserts, and especially peanut butter.

If you choose to make your own V-Day treats, it’s important to use healthy, wholesome ingredients that provide nutritional benefits. When you can find a natural peanut butter like Crazy Richard’s with only one ingredient, you can feel safe using it for any and all kinds of sweet treats, including straight out of the jar with a spoon.

Heart shaped mold

Another way to avoid a sugar-high during this special holiday is to politely request your loved ones to refrain from giving you candy, that is if you typically receive a gift, and instead, request something non-food related. Seem a little ridiculous? You’ll thank me once you’ve successfully bypassed (pun-intended) all of the overly consumed artificial sweet treats that Valentine’s Day has to offer.
Chocolate PB Heart Cups

Try making the low-sugar recipe below this Valentine’s Day! **I bought the heart-shaped mold on Amazon.

 

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Valentine's Day Chocolate PB Hearts (Dairy Free)
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Recipe type: Desserts
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Serves: 15-18 mini hearts
 
Ingredients
  • Chocolate:
    5 tbsp coconut oil
    ¼ cup cacao powder
    1 tsp maple syrup
  • Peanut butter filling:
    ½ tbsp maple syrup
    ½ tsp vanilla
    1 tsp coconut oil
    2 tbsp coconut flour
    ¼ cup Crazy Richard’s Creamy Peanut Butter
Instructions
  1. Melt coconut oil over the stove or in the microwave in a small bowl for 20-30 seconds. After, stir in cacao powder and 1 tsp maple syrup until thoroughly combined.
  2. Using a teaspoon measure, pour a very small amount of chocolate mixture into the heart-shaped mold to cover only the bottom. Once all bases are filled, place mold in freezer on a flat surface for 5-10 minutes.
  3. Prepare filling: mix together ½ tbsp maple syrup, vanilla, remaining coconut oil together in a bowl. Add in coconut flour to combine, then fold in Crazy Richard’s Creamy Peanut Butter.
  4. Remove the heart-shaped mold from the freezer. Then, using a small spoon place enough of the filling mixture to cover the middle of the chocolate base, but leaving enough room around the outside for the liquid chocolate to fill.
  5. Once all of the hearts are topped with the filling, use a teaspoon to pour the liquid chocolate mixture over the top of each peanut butter ball, until it reaches the surface of the mold.
  6. Place entire mold in the freezer again for 15 minutes to harden.
  7. Once done, pop the chocolates out of the mold and enjoy right away or, store in a glass tupperware in the freezer for up to 2 months.

 

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57 Comments

  • Reply
    Annelise (pbandpullups on IG)
    February 11, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    Omg the heart shaped chocolates look so good! #peanutbutter is what I’m hoping to win from the giveaway! I’m so glad to have found another blog that does dairy free recipes thanks to my dairy allergy!

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    Kalea San Nicolas
    February 11, 2017 at 10:44 pm

    These look amazing! Better than store bought for sure. 🙂 #peanutbutter ❤

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    Lamichal
    February 11, 2017 at 10:49 pm

    So excited to make these as a treat for the hubs. 😍❤️ #spiralizer

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    Lily Nealon
    February 11, 2017 at 10:50 pm

    Such a great recipe! Hoping I can win the giveaway for #CrazyRichards to be able to make this!!

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    Morgan
    February 11, 2017 at 10:52 pm

    Yum! What a cute and fun Valentine treat! Might have to make this for my future class of kids! Thanks 🙂

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    Kayla
    February 11, 2017 at 11:07 pm

    OMG!!!! No better combination than PB and Chocolate so much love!!!!!!!!:)
    Obsessed! Must try this!!

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    Morgan
    February 11, 2017 at 11:09 pm

    Totally making these! 😍 #crazyrichardspb #inspiralizer #kouzinifoods

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    Cheyenne
    February 11, 2017 at 11:11 pm

    Leaving a comment for the giveaway 🙂 I am a senior in dietetics right now, and finally completed DICAS which is due Wednesday! Inspired by your beautiful instagram and vast following. Looking forward to being a #futureRD

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      Rachael Devaux
      February 15, 2017 at 2:38 am

      GOOD LUCK!! 🙂 You’re so sweet, thank you <3

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    February 11, 2017 at 11:24 pm

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      Rachael Devaux
      February 15, 2017 at 2:37 am

      You’re so sweet, thank you! 🙂

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    Courtney
    February 11, 2017 at 11:27 pm

    Love these! #rootznutritionprotienpowder

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    Liv_and_till
    February 11, 2017 at 11:29 pm

    Wow love this, trying it for the fam bam.

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    Emily
    February 11, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    These look amazing! Perfect chocolate peanut butter treat. #rootznutrition

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    Kirstin Sheffler
    February 11, 2017 at 11:51 pm

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      Rachael Devaux
      February 15, 2017 at 2:35 am

      You’re so sweet, thanks girl!!

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    Jennifer
    February 11, 2017 at 11:53 pm

    Thanks for the valentines recipe! Looks so easy and so delicious! 😊 I enjoy following you on insta, you’re truly inspiring and following food bloggers like keep me on track. So thank you! #rootz please!

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      Rachael Devaux
      February 15, 2017 at 2:35 am

      Aw thank you so so much! 🙂

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    Emily
    February 12, 2017 at 12:21 am

    These look so amazing! Can’t wait to try them out for Valentine’s Day.

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    Carly Heltsley
    February 12, 2017 at 12:32 am

    Yummm I need to try these for Valentine’s Day!

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    Amy F
    February 12, 2017 at 1:03 am

    These look delish, can’t wait to try them! Instagram @funka404

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    Mairead
    February 12, 2017 at 1:32 am

    These look delicious!! #paleoprotein or #crazyrichardspb

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    Cherie Hudson
    February 12, 2017 at 1:34 am

    #crazyrichardspb These sound amazing! Yes to the healthy fats in PB and the homemade chocolate in this recipe! I’d love to win a jar of Crazy Richards and makes these for my hubby. 😍

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    Marissa Herbstler
    February 12, 2017 at 1:34 am

    Omg these look so good and so easy to make! Definitely going to try them!

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    Kelsey
    February 12, 2017 at 1:39 am

    Yum! I’d love to win the #makingitgrain tote bag 🙂

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    Ali
    February 12, 2017 at 1:49 am

    Can’t wait to give these a try!

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    February 12, 2017 at 1:56 am

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    February 12, 2017 at 1:59 am

    #crazyrichardspb 😍

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    Marisa
    February 12, 2017 at 2:02 am

    #CrazyRichards is my absolute favorite peanut butter of all time! These look delicious!! I think I’ll have to try making them 🙂

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    Claudia
    February 12, 2017 at 2:08 am

    Hi!
    What’s the name of the brand making the molds? Do they work for gummies too?
    #rootznutrition

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    February 12, 2017 at 2:11 am

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    February 12, 2017 at 2:12 am

    #crazyrichardpeanutbutter yum yum, I would love to try it!

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    Kristi
    February 12, 2017 at 2:29 am

    I am so excited to make these! I received my heart molds by prime yesterday just in time for valentines day. I would love to win #crazyrichardspb to fill them or #rootznutrition so that I can stay fit to work my treats off, although this looks like a great lower sugar way to fulfill my chocolate indulgence.

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    Addie
    February 12, 2017 at 2:34 am

    Happy birthday😘!!! I made these for V day and love them! Thanks for the recipe! 💕 And I would love any of the primers but definitely the inspiralizer ❤️

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      Rachael Devaux
      February 15, 2017 at 2:25 am

      I’m so happy you made these and loved them!!! 🙂

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    February 12, 2017 at 2:37 am

    #crazyrichards is my favorite! All natural and one ingredient, they make my favorite nut butters

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    Haley
    February 12, 2017 at 2:59 am

    Definitely going to try this out for my galantines party! Looks amaaazing

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    Hope
    February 12, 2017 at 3:00 am

    Love the recipe being vegan with no junk! 💚 🙆 #inspiralizer #crazyrichards
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    February 12, 2017 at 5:28 am

    An #inspiralizer to make a delicious dinner before eating these chocolate peanut butter hearts would really sweeten the deal. I hope your birthday was full of good eats!

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    February 12, 2017 at 6:07 am

    I want to win the #rootznutrition!! Happy birthday Rachael, hope it was a good one!

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    Emmy
    February 12, 2017 at 6:27 am

    These would be great with #crazyrichards!

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    February 12, 2017 at 6:29 am

    I would love to win the rootz nutrition giveaway so that I can make your waffle recipe, also wanted to wish you a happy birthday, your page is full of great recipes and advise so thank you for that. #perfectwafflesplease

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    February 12, 2017 at 6:52 am

    I can’t wait to try these!!!! Hope you had a lovely birthday! Hoping to win the #peanutbutter of course or #rootznutrition protein powder!! ❤

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    February 12, 2017 at 7:20 am

    Happy Birthday! You are so inspiring. I would love to win #kouzinfoods

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    February 12, 2017 at 3:08 pm

    I’m definitely down for the #crazyrichardspb and these’ll be on my list to make!

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    February 12, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    These look so delicious! And so creative! I’d love to win the #rootznutrition paleo chocolate banana nut protein powder. And happy birthday 🙂

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    February 12, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    Love your Instagram page and all the fun recipes 🙂 hoping to win the #spiralizer and #bag!

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    February 12, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    These look so delicious! I want to win #crazyrichardspb so I can make these!!

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    February 12, 2017 at 5:05 pm

    I also want to win a #rachaelsgoodeats tote bag so I can carry my treats with me 🙂

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    Paige
    February 12, 2017 at 5:09 pm

    Okay last comment! I want to win #theinspiralizer too so I can cook from my Inspiralized cookbook (probably should’ve waited to get the cookbook until I had the Inspiralizer!)

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    Lauren B
    February 12, 2017 at 7:09 pm

    I would so make these with the #crqzyrichardspb if I won it 😍

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    Michelle
    February 12, 2017 at 7:36 pm

    Made these yesterday! Super yummy! Would love to win the #proteinpowder

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    Meghan Rowland
    February 13, 2017 at 5:32 am

    These sound amazing! I love any chocolate/PB combo 🙂 Really hoping to win and try some #crazyrichardspb since it sounds much healthier than the brands I normally buy!

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    Kay
    February 13, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    ah these are to die for! Need to makes these asap! I would love to win the #peanutbutter!

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