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Omega-3 rich walnut butter cup recipe

Brain Boosting Walnut Butter Cups

  • Author: Kerri Axelrod
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 15 (approx) 1x
  • Category: Dessert


A healthier take on a peanut butter cup, these dairy-free and gluten-free homemade dark chocolate walnut butter cups are quick, easy, delicious, and full of brain boosting ingredients including omega-3 fatty acids and Bulletproof Brain Octane.



3 tbls Bulletproof Brain Octane oil
1 ¼  cup walnut butter (note: only use 100% nut butter; do not use a product that contains palm oil or it will not freeze properly)
1 tbls coconut sugar
¼ cup walnuts, chopped
7 oz unsweetened dairy-free, sugar-free baking chocolate
1 tbls Manitoba Harvest Hemp Hearts
Frozen pitted cherries, defrosted
Pinch of sea salt


1.) Line 24-cup mini muffin tin
2.) In a bowl mix, 2 tbls of Bulletproof Brain Octane , coconut sugar, walnut butter and walnuts
3.) Spoon mixture into muffin tin, filling approximately ½ to ¾ of each cup; use a knife to even out the top
4.) Melt chocolate and add 1 tbls of Bulletproof Brain Octane  in a saucepan on very low until just melted; continually stir (be mindful not to burn the chocolate)
5.) Spoon melted chocolate over walnut butter mixture.
6.) Top each cup with Manitoba Harvest Hemp Seeds, cherry and sea salt
7.) Chill in the freezer for about 30 minutes to set; store in freezer


  • Serving Size: 1

Keywords: omega-3 fatty acids, MCT oil, hemp seeds, walnuts, Bulletproof, Brain Octane