September 23, 2023


Healthy Life

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge – Tremendous Wholesome Youngsters

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This no-bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge combines creamy peanut butter, pure maple syrup, and the wealthy, chocolate taste of cocoa powder to take advantage of decadent, clean and scrumptious selfmade fudge. You solely want one sq. to fulfill your candy tooth!

healthy peanut butter fudge stacked on a white plate

Why We Love this Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

Our complete household loves fudge.. particularly across the holidays! The creamy texture and decadent taste is the proper approach to fulfill any candy tooth. I wished a recipe that provided that very same decadence with more healthy substances. And after a lot trial and error.. I lastly discovered a winner! It’s made with none heavy cream, corn syrup or refined sugar, but it surely tastes simply as wealthy and indulgent as its much less wholesome mates. I by no means need to really feel like I’m lacking out, particularly the place dessert is concerned! And I’m completely happy to say, this fudge completely delivers on each entrance. It makes the proper addition to any goodie plate. And I could or could not have hid some behind my fridge for at any time when the craving hits. #noregrets

chocolate peanut butter fudge squares on a sheet of parchment paper

Components for Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge:

  • peanut butter– we used creamy peanut butter, however you should use crunchy relying on what texture you need your fudge to have!
  • chocolate chips– Lily’s chocolate is nice if you would like a dairy-free fudge.
  • coconut oil– you may’t style the coconut taste in any respect, however as a result of it solidifies when chilly, you want it to provide the fudgy texture you’re on the lookout for.
  • cocoa powder– we used common cocoa powder, however Dutch-Processed provides you with an much more intense chocolate taste.
  • maple syrup– we discovered this to be the proper sweetener as a result of the delicate taste actually complimented the chocolate and peanut butter flavors of the fudge!
ingredients for chocolate peanut butter fudge

How you can Make Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge:

  1. Line an 8×8-inch pan with parchment paper and flippantly grease.
  2. Soften chocolate chips and coconut oil in a saucepan over low warmth till utterly melted.
  3. Whisk in peanut butter, cocoa powder and maple syrup till clean.
  4. Pour into ready pan.
  5. Chill till agency.
process shots of how to make chocolate peanut butter fudge

How you can Make the Peanut Butter Swirl Topping:

The peanut butter swirl appears so fairly, and it couldn’t be simpler. It additionally lets everybody know what sort of fudge of it’s! Whilst you can *technically* go away it off… don’t. 😉

  1. Soften the peanut butter and coconut oil collectively in a small bowl within the microwave. Whisk till clean.
  2. Drizzle forwards and backwards over the fudge, creating thick traces.
  3. Utilizing the tip of the knife, drag it forwards and backwards by means of the fudge in the wrong way of the peanut butter drizzle.
how to create a peanut butter swirl on top of fudge


  • Retailer within the fridge. They’re superb at room temperature, however will soften as they heat.
  • While you’re prepared to chop into squares, let relaxation on the counter for 5-10 minutes for simpler reducing.
  • Reduce into small squares. These are decadent, and a small piece is all you’ll need.
  • You may skip the peanut butter drizzle and high them with sprinkles for a festive contact!
peanut butter swirled chocolate fudge stacked on a small plate

Extra Chocolate Recipes You’ll Love:

  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 1/2 cup pure maple syrup
  • Line a 8×8 baking dish (for thinner fudge) or a 9×5 loaf pan (for thicker fudge) with parchment paper. Mild spray the parchment with cooking spray.

  • In a medium saucepan, soften chocolate chips and coconut oil collectively over medium/low warmth. Whisk in peanut butter, cocoa powder and maple syrup till clean. Take away from warmth.

  • Pour into your ready pan.

Peanut Butter Swirl

  • Soften collectively 2 Tbsp peanut butter and 1 Tbsp coconut oil in a small saucepan or within the microwave. Drizzle in a forwards and backwards movement on high of the fudge within the pan. Use the tip of a knife or toothpick in a forwards and backwards movement the other of the way you drizzled it to swirl it in.

  • Place in fridge for about 2 hours, or till agency. Take away from the fridge and raise the parchment out of the pan.  Reduce into 20 small squares.  (you may reduce them into larger items if you would like) Get pleasure from!

  • Retailer in an hermetic container within the fridge for as much as per week.

Serving: 1sq. | Energy: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 3g | Fats: 13g | Saturated Fats: 7g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 2g | Monounsaturated Fats: 3g | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 128mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg

Natalie Monson

I am a registered dietitian, mother of 4, avid lover of meals and powerful promoter of wholesome habits. Right here one can find a number of scrumptious recipes filled with fruits and veggies, ideas for getting your children to eat higher and grow to be intuitive eaters and many assets for feeding your loved ones.

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