Peanut Butter and Jelly Quinoa Cups

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Indulge in these irresistible no-bake peanut butter and jelly cups featuring toasted quinoa, creamy peanut butter, and a delightful swirl of your favorite jelly. Whip up a batch and stash them in the freezer for later snacking adventures!

Get ready for a delightful surprise with these peanut butter and jelly quinoa cups! Yes, you heard it right—quinoa in a sweet treat! These no-bake wonders bring together toasted quinoa with creamy peanut butter, offering a satisfying crunch and fantastic flavor in every bite.

Who can resist the classic combo of peanut butter and jelly? These no-bake quinoa cups are a quick snack fix you can enjoy right away or save for later. Nothing beats the convenience of easy snacks that fit perfectly in a muffin tin!

Peanut Butter and Jelly Quinoa Cups

Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Snack
Servings 12


  • 1 cup uncooked white quinoa
  • 1 cup all-natural peanut butter drippy
  • ¼ cup melted coconut oil separated
  • ¼ cup honey
  • ½ cup chopped peanuts
  • 12 teaspoons raspberry or grape jam
  • 1.5 teaspoons coarse salt


  • Grease a silicone muffin pan with coconut oil or line a muffin tin with muffin liners. Set aside.
  • Heat a large skillet over medium/high heat and add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Once melted, add the quinoa and toss to coat. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until golden brown and toasted. Remove from heat and transfer to a large mixing bowl.
  • Add peanut butter, remaining coconut oil, honey, and chopped peanuts to the quinoa. Mix until well combined.
  • Spoon 1.5-2 tablespoons of the quinoa mixture into each muffin cup. Tap the pan to level the mixture.
  • Top each cup with ½ – 1 teaspoon of jam, then swirl with a knife or toothpick. Sprinkle sea salt over each cup.
  • Place the muffin pan in the freezer for 1 hour until completely frozen.
  • Once frozen, remove the cups from the tin and store in a freezer-safe container for up to 3 months.


  • A silicone muffin pan works best for this recipe.
  • Ensure the cups are fully frozen before transferring to a container for storage.

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