What diet in the world lets you eat a delicious treat like fudge? This one!
This intensely chocolate-flavored confection has long been a classic delicious treat in the U.S., where food historians say it was invented. Some say it was a candy recipe gone wrong—it was “fudged,” hence the name—but according to the Davenport Daily Tribune, origins of fudge can be pointed to college girls in the late 1800s having fudge parties in their dorms.
It makes you wonder if fudge may have been the origin of the famous “freshman 15,” those extra pounds new collegiates gain when they go off to college. But these freezer fudge recipes we’re sharing with you today won’t add an ounce. They have the same creamy texture— with even more trendy flavors like gingerbread, pumpkin, pecan pie and, of course, peanut butter chocolate!
Here are six fall fudge recipes you can indulge in without “fudging” your diet:
If you can’t stop yourself from tinkering with a recipe, this is the place to start. This basic freezer fudge recipe has only three ingredients: peanut butter, chocolate chips (regular or NutriChocolate), and almond milk. Heated in a pot together, they create a creamy, delicious fudge. Try swapping out the chocolate chips to liven things up with some shredded coconut or honey. Scoop the mixture into an ice cube tray or onto a baking sheet you’ve sprayed with zero-calorie cooking spray and pop it in the freezer to harden.
With chocolate chips, one square counts as three Extras. With NutriChocolates, one square counts as one PowerFuel and one Extra.
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.
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