Smash Your Sugar Cravings (recipe included!)
Recipe type: Dessert
no bake, no added sugar, healthy vegan fudge recipe!
  • *note: for the most hassle free result, use food processor. you can also use blender, but it takes longer.
  • 1 to 1½ cup almond meal. You can use about 1½ cup raw almonds, then grind in a food processor using S blade if you prefer OR buy at Trader Joe’s
  • ½ cup organic unrefined virgin coconut oil, melted.
  • 1 cup raw carob or unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 to 2 tsp vanilla
  • ¼ tsp cinnamon
  • ⅓ cup Monukka raisins or turkish apricots (this is about 4-5 chopped), soaked
  • 4-5 tblsp water, from raisin/apricot soak
  1. Place raisins or chopped apricots in small bowl and cover with boiling water, about 2 inches above raisins/apricots.
  2. Soak 5-10 minutes. Do not drain.
  3. Spoon out of bowl and reserve water and fruit separately.
  4. Add almond meal, carob, coconut oil, vanilla, cinnamon, fruit to food processor or blender; blend well.
  5. Add 4-5 tbsp of water from fruit soak and blend again.
  6. Add more for desired consistency; mixture should be thick like cookie dough.
  7. Note: if you are using blender, you’ll have to intermittently stir and re-blend until smooth.
  8. Transfer to 7x7 glass pan.
  9. Refrigerate until coconut oil sets the batter like fudge.
  10. Keep refrigerated; lasts for weeks and freezes well.
  11. Cut into 25 or so squares.
Recipe by Mary Vance, NC at