Gluten and Lactose Free Deliciously Chocolaty Almond Butter Cups

There’s no need to let eating gluten free hinder your holiday spirits. The trick to recreating a traditional holiday candy favorite is simple; make it taste just like the real thing! Melted dark chocolate and almond butter make for a satisfying and deliciously tasty combo.

You can wrap these candies in festive tins and add fun toppings to give them extra holiday flair.This recipe is a candy bar lovers delight. Treat yourself today.

Makes 12 almond butter cups
Freeze: 20 minutes

Beastly Ingredients



I picked up these festive muffin liners at the dollar store.

Beastly Instructions

  1. Line muffin tin
  2. Melt chocolate on stove top
  3. Add the milk to chocolate *chocolate should be a thick consistency
  4. Simply layer chocolate, almond butter, chocolate
  5. Freeze for 20 minutes


Beastly Tips

  • Work quickly tapping the chocolate with a spoon.
  • Use clean fingers to spread the chocolate and almond butter evenly in thin layers.
  • If chocolate becomes too thick place back on stove top and add 2 tablespoons of milk.
Beastly Recipe Notes:
  • Feeling nutty? Top with chopped almonds, or walnuts.
  • If you’re a chocolate lover, top with Enjoy Life’s Mini Chips, Mega Chunks, or Dark Chocolate Morsels.


Grab a glass of Almond or Rice milk and enjoy life! If gluten’s not an issue for you, check out my healthy homemade peanut butter cup recipe.

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