There are so many delicious ways to veganize fudge! The classic treat is traditionally made with dairy, but there are plenty of ways to get fudge’s rich consistency with plant-based ingredients. While you could go for the traditional route of plain ol’ chocolate, you could also play around with flavors and textures. Feeling inspired? Check out these 10 dairy-free nut-filled fudge recipes! If you love peanuts, almonds, cashews, pecans, or walnuts in your desserts, these recipes are for you.

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1. Cake Batter Freezer Fudge

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This Cake Batter Freezer Fudge by Tara Sunshine is super easy to make, tastes amazing, and just so happens to be sugar-free and packed with healthy fats and protein!  Try it with tahini or sunflower seed butter for a nut-free option.

2. Date-Sweetened Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

Date-Sweetened Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge

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Imagine a fudgy bite, perfectly sweetened with dates and lightly salty from the peanut butter. Then top that with melted chocolate for the most delicious chocolate peanut butter flavor combination. This Date-Sweetened Peanut Butter Freezer Fudge by Caroline Doucet is the ultimate sweet and salty dessert. The cacao butter gives it a rich, fudgy texture that doesn’t harden completely when frozen. Cacao also provides a rich chocolate flavor, which goes perfectly with this peanut butter fudge. If you can’t find cacao butter (it’s not exactly sold everywhere), you can use coconut oil or coconut butter. It should give you a similar result.

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3. Delicious Walnut Fudge

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The best part about this Delicious Walnut Fudge by Ciarra Siller is that once it’s made, this fudge can last for a couple of weeks in the refrigerator. This recipe adds walnuts for extra texture, but if you prefer a smooth fudge, they can be omitted or replaced with your favorite nut! Reprinted with permission from Vegan Chocolate Treats by Ciarra Siller, Page Street Publishing Co. 2020. Photo credit: Ciarra Siller

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4. Mint Chocolate Protein Fudge

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This Mint Chocolate Protein Fudge by Vicky Coates is high protein is low sugar and less than 10 ingredients needed!

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5. Maple Pecan Tahini Fudge

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This Maple Pecan Tahini Fudge by Tara Sunshine is luscious and creamy with a wonderful maple flavor and a nice little crunch from the pecans. The bonus is, it’s vegan, paleo, keto, refined sugar-free, and packed with healthy fats and protein, too!

6. Raw Chocolate Fudge Cake

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This Raw Chocolate Fudge Cake by Mitra Shirmohammadi is rich, decadent, and fudgy as the name suggests. It’s super easy to make in less than 30 minutes with only 8 wholesome ingredients. Plus, it’s free from dairy, gluten, eggs, and refined sugar.

7. Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Fudge

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Only four ingredients are needed to make this layered Chocolate Peanut Butter Vegan Fudge by Hayley Canning.

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8. Easy Raw Chocolate Fudge

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This Easy Raw Chocolate Fudge by Nikki Stokes is the most awesome raw vegan chocolate fudge recipe ever! Fast and easy, it’s also dairy-free, gluten-free, full of whole foods and kid-friendly.

9. Biscoff Crumb Cookie Dough Fudge

Biscoff Crumb Cookie Dough Fudge

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This Biscoff Crumb Cookie Dough Fudge by Vicky Coates is vegan, healthy, and gluten-free but most importantly delicious! A rich chocolate and peanut butter fudge filled with chunks of chocolate and topped with crumbly Biscoff biscuit… dessert heaven!

10. 4-Ingredient Chocolate Pecan Fudge

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If you’re all about fudge or simply love fresh modern vegan recipes, you’re going to love this new 4 ingredient Vegan Chocolate Pecan Fudge by Gabrielle St. Claire! It’s quick, easy, affordable, has the most amazing texture, the recipe is seamless, can be made in minutes, can easily be made in bulk, and is perfect for entertaining, for holidays, or for a gift! You can make countless variations with the base, so get creative!

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Reducing your meat intake and eating more plant-based foods is known to help with chronic inflammationheart healthmental wellbeingfitness goalsnutritional needsallergiesgut health, and more! Dairy consumption also has been linked to many health problems, including acnehormonal imbalancecancerprostate cancer and has many side effects.

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