Protein Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe
Bariatric patients who happen to be chocolate lovers may find the temptation to indulge in unhealthy chocolate irresistible.
Instead of sabotaging your bariatric weight loss efforts, we created this protein packed bariatric peanut butter fudge recipe to get nutrient benefits from a delicious dessert!
Satisfy your cravings and your dietary requirements with this easy recipe that takes minutes to prepare.
So let’s dive in!
Bariatric Peanut Butter Fudge
This bariatric recipe for peanut butter fudge is a high protein dessert option you do not need to feel guilty about eating!Print Pin
Servings: 8 servings
- Microwave safe bowl
- Silicone muffin pan
- ¼ cup Coconut Oil
- ¼ cup Vanilla Protein Powder
- ½ cup Peanut Butter
- 2 tbsp Pure Maple Syrup
- 1 tbsp Cocoa Powder
- Use the microwave to melt the coconut oil.
- Combine the melted coconut oil with all of the other ingredients, and stir the mixture to a smooth consistency.
- Pour the mixture into your silicone muffin pan, and allow it to set while in the freezer for 10 minutes. Make sure that you store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator. They will hold for up to 5 days.
Use a food processor to cut down prep time to a few minutes. Almond butter and cashew butter are great substitutes for those who dislike peanut butter. These Peanut Butter-Dark Chocolate Protein Bites should be reserved for bariatric patients who have returned to regular eating. Those in the pureed and soft food stages should be aware that this food will not conform to their dietary guidelines. The protein powder used in this recipe should be plant based. Whey protein powders won’t have the desired texture and will crumble.