Low Carb Chocolate Walnut & Peanut Butter Fudge

Walnut FudgeOne of the things a diabetic misses (and there are lots of things) is a good creamy fudge. Well, you need wait no longer. This is as good as it gets and you can eat several pieces without any guilt what-so-ever.

About 12-15 years ago I realized fudge was far better made with heavy cream rather than milk and up until the diabetes thing it was the best fudge ever and now this is.  I really can’t tell any difference.

The first time I tried making this I used too much heavy cream (gasp) and we could only eat it with a spoon (another gasp) so I reduced the cream and voila-to die for fudge and how cool is this…you don’t have to beat it forever.

As I am a Type II diabetic, all recipes on this website are low carb and diabetic friendly.

Chocolate Walnut & Peanut Butter Fudge
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Ingredients
  1. ¾ C Heavy Cream
  2. ¾ C Just Like Sugar
  3. 4 Squares Chopped Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
  4. 1 C Smooth Peanut Butter
  5. 1 C Chopped Walnuts
  6. 1½ t Vanilla Extract
  7. 6 Drops Liquid Sucralose
Instructions
  1. Add Just Like Sugar to cream, heat to hot but do not boil, and stir until sugars are dissolved.
  2. Add chocolate and stir until melted.
  3. Add vanilla & Sucralose.
  4. Stir in walnuts.
  5. Blend in peanut butter.
  6. Line bottom only of 8”x8” glass baking dish with parchment and spread fudge into pan.
  7. Put in refrigerator.
  8. When firm, cut into 32 1”x2” pieces.
  9. 32 Servings
  10. 102 Calories, 3.1g Protein, 3.3g Carbs, 1.3g Fiber, 2g Net Carbs
Notes
  1. This makes a pretty good amount of fudge but if you have a larger family, then add an additional ½ recipe and use the same size pan for thicker pieces.
  2. Being the kitchen scientist I am I tried this with almond butter but I have to say…not as good.
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  • Ann Stewart

    Hello , could you use Swerve?

  • Janet

    Deborah, what peanut butter do you use? Wondering if you use a “stir in the oil” type or something like Jif.

    • Hey Janet,
      I am probably not going to be much help here. I shop my local New Seasons Market here in Portland and they have a whole raw peanuts grinding machine to grind your own and that is what I do.
      My best advice is to buy sugar free peanut butter and it can sometimes be tricky to find. Once Again Organics are good and I do use their tahini. Here is a link to all their products and they do have an organic peanut butter https://www.onceagainnutbutter.com/consumer-product-list and in stores you can buy it by the jar.
      There is another company Wild Friend https://wildfriendsfoods.com/ and they are actually a local PDX company that hit it big time on Shark Tank.
      I don’t know where you are but Wild Friends may be in your local grocery.
      I would never use Jif
      Deborah

      • Janet

        Thanks Deborah, that was exactly the answer I was looking for! Have a great day!
        Janet