Beans in fudge? Yes, and this almond butter freezer fudge tastes amazing! It has a base of chickpeas and almond butter and a chocolate fudge swirl made from black beans. They're so good, you would never guess you're eating beans! These simple treats are perfect for potlucks; they're gluten-free, grain-free, soy-free, and ready in a pinch.


Chickpea Almond Butter Freezer Fudge With Black Bean Chocolate Swirl [Vegan, Gluten-Free]


For the Almond Butter Fudge:

  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2/3 cup almond butter
  • 1/3 cup melted coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup

For the Black Bean Chocolate Fudge:

  • 1/3 of a 15-ounce can black beans
  • 2 tablespoons melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons cocoa powder


  1. Make almond butter fudge first. Process everything in the food processor. Put in 8x8-inch pan.
  2. Make chocolate fudge. Process everything in the food processor. Pour chocolate fudge into a plastic bag and cut off one of the corners.
  3. Streak the top of the almond butter fudge with chocolate fudge lines. With a knife, swirl the two colors as best as you can.
  4. Freeze for 30 minutes or more. Cut into square and place back in the freezer to set.