How to Make Your Own Freezer FudgeArticle posted in: Diet & Nutrition
When it comes to flavor, we’ve never met a fudge we didn’t like.
But sadly, when it comes to our top picks for healthy sweet treats, fudge doesn’t exactly top the list. That’s because this decadent dessert is made from sugar, butter and milk, which is basically code for lots of fat and calories.
But despair not, fudge fans! We’ve got healthier versions of your favorite treats that have all the ooey-gooey, melt-in-your-mouth goodness you crave without any of the guilt. Just whip up a big batch of any of these delicious fudge recipes tonight, and have options on hand when those sweet treat cravings hit.
Here are six different (but equally delicious) ways to make your own fudge:
There’s no better flavor combo than chocolate and peanut butter. And now you can indulge in this dessert duo with our 3-Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge. All you need to make it is peanut butter, unsweetened almond milk and your Nutrisystem NutriChocolates. (Click here to stock up on these tasty little treats >)
You can almost taste this delicious treat, can’t you? Made with cashew butter and all the spices that make gingerbread cookies the iconic fall treat, this delectable, melt-in-your-mouth fudge has all the satisfying sweetness of gingerbread, but with only a touch of molasses and stevia sweetener.
At only 88 calories per serving, one serving counts as three Extras on Nutrisystem.
It wouldn’t be autumn without the taste of pumpkin spice. Imagine it as a piece of soft, creamy fudge that you can actually eat and enjoy with Zero guilt! Almond butter, real pumpkin puree, a little maple syrup, vanilla, coconut oil and, of course, pumpkin spice are combined to become a delicious treat.
The best part of this pumpkin perfection? One serving is only 82 calories, and it counts as three Extras on Nutrisystem.
Two of your favorite desserts all rolled up into one! This simple recipe uses pecan puree (just whip up some pecans in your food processor), maple syrup, vanilla and maple extract, coconut oil and stevia to produce a 102-calorie treat topped with a whole pecan.
This delicious snack counts as three Extras on Nutrisystem.
This fudge turns an appetizing blonde color, just like traditional maple walnut candy. Be prepared to get all of your maple flavor desires in this delectable and creamy treat that clocks in at a mere 109 calories per serving.
On Nutrisystem, one serving of this fudge counts as three Extras.
Fans of salty and sweet treats will love this version of freezer fudge. This recipe makes 20 servings, so you can savor it all week. Almond butter makes the base for this fudge, which has a creamy chocolatey top layer made with NutriChocolates, all sprinkled with sea salt. It’s only 113 calories per serving, too!
This salty-sweet snack counts as one PowerFuel and one Extra on Nutrisystem.