This freezer fudge recipe is easy, quick, and delicious. It was an experiment of having chocolate on hand but not out in the open. It’s fudge that I am pleasantly surprised about because I forget it’s there while looking around for a sweet snack. You know, opening the freezer is a rare thing.
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Freezer Fudge Recipe
Just a small square of the fudgey deliciousness from this freezer fudge recipe is enough to satisfy a sweet tooth for chocolate. It is filling enough for a snack and I can feel good about eating it.
Why Coconut Oil?
You will notice this is heavily coconut oil. Don’t be afraid of the coconut oil. It provides us with healthy saturated fats that are used for energy. See my post about why fats are good for you and also healthiest fats to cook with. It also helps that coconut oil is solid at room temperature and in the freezer. Traditional freezer fudge recipes have sweetened condensed milk, refined sugar, and margarine. Those are things you don’t want to consume due to added preservatives and lack of nutrition.
There are numerous benefits of coconut oil. Coconut oil’s saturated fat content provides satiety and is good for our cell membranes. These saturated fats increased the “good” cholesterol in our bodies (HDL). Coconut oil has antimicrobial properties as well to boost the immune system. It also improves gut health and allowing more nutrient absorption.
- 1/2 cup coconut oil (softened enough to mix)
- 1/2 cup almond or peanut butter
- 1/4 cup honey
- 1/4 cup cocoa powder
- 1 tsp vanilla
- crushed pecans (optional)
- Mix all ingredients except crushed pecans in a bowl.
- Add the crushed nuts.
- Pour into a loaf pan lined with parchment paper.
- Place in freezer until frozen.
- Take out and cut into squares.
- Store in a container in the freezer.
- Use any nut butter you like.
Fresh Flavors: make this freezer fudge recipe with coconut oil for a filling and healthy treat.
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