Pumpkin Fudge

Pumpkin spice season is in full swing! These treats are full of fall flavor, have only five ingredients, and are super easy for kiddos to make. Bonus – they make a great healthy snack!

Posted by Parent.co on Friday, September 30, 2016

Pumpkin spice season is in full swing! These treats are full of fall flavor, have only five ingredients, and are super easy for kiddos to make. Bonus – they make a great healthy snack!

Pumpkin Fudge

Makes 30 servings

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Chill Time: at least 2 hours  

Total time: 2 hours 15 minutes

 

Ingredients:  

  • 2 cashew butter
  • 2/3 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2/3 cup coconut oil
  • 4 tbsp maple syrup
  • 1 tsp pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ cup chocolate chips

Instructions:

  1. Combine cashew butter and coconut oil in a medium sauce pan and whisk to combine.
  2. Heat over low heat, whisking until smooth and well combined – about 5 minutes.
  3. Add pumpkin puree, syrup, and pumpkin spice and mix well.
  4. Spread into a parchment-lined 8×8 inch baking pan.
  5. Refrigerate, covered loosely with plastic wrap,  for at least 2 hours, or until fudge is very firm.
  6. Cut into small squares.
  7. If you like, melt the chocolate chips over low heat in a small saucepan, and drizzle over the set fudge, then refrigerate for another 30 minutes or until chocolate is set.

 

Recipe Notes:

Peanut, almond, and sunflower butters also work well in this recipe, if cashew is not your thing!