I don't often eat regular fudge because its main ingredients are sugar, butter, and cream, making it an ideal treat rather than a dietary staple. I wanted to see whether a recipe with natural substitutes could make a filling yet more wholesome alternative without sacrificing that rich and creamy taste.

With only four ingredients, you know exactly what you're eating. This recipe also only requires basic utensils, a microwave, and a freezer, making it a dorm-friendly option that can be made in advanced and stored for several weeks.

Almond Coconut Fudge

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:2 hrs
  • Total Time:2 hrs 5 mins
  • Servings:12
  • Easy


  • 1 cup almond butter
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1.5 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Julianne Zech
  • Step 1

    Spray a mini muffin tin with cooking spray.

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  • Step 2

    In a microwavable bowl, melt almond butter and coconut oil together for about a minute. Add other ingredients and stir.

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  • Step 3

    Pour mixture evenly into the muffin tin and freeze for two hours.

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  • Step 4

    Remove condensed fudge from freezer and enjoy!

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    Julianne Zech

Although I can't promise this recipe trumps the real deal, I was a fan of the sweetness and bold flavors. A little coconut oil sure goes a long way. I'm looking forward to trying this recipe again and experimenting with different nut butters to see if their flavors are just as good or even better.