healthy chocolate cupcakes

Wait,  WHAT?  Healthy chocolate cupcakes…  with a healthy peanut butter filling…  and a healthy  chocolate peanut butter frosting?

That’s like a Reese’s peanut butter cup turned into a cupcake!

healthy chocolate cupcakes

healthy chocolate cupcakes

And it is, because Reese’s were the inspiration.  But there is something very different about my cupcakes and Reese’s, and the difference is that my cupcakes are (secretly) good for you and Reese’s peanut butter cups are (obviously) bad for you.

healthy chocolate cupcakes

These are the perfect treats to have on hand — they are suitable for breakfast, brunch, lunch, second lunch, dessert and anything that can possibly fit in between that.  That’s how healthy these cupcakes are.  I recall having a couple of these babies for breakfast…  two days in a row…  ;)

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