• October 1, 2017

    The Best Healthy Homemade Fudgesicles Recipe

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    homemade fudgesicles sprinkled with coconut

    Easy Healthy Homemade Fudgesicles

    All summer long, my kids and their friends would do anything for a popsicle, so I keep my ice pop molds in regular use (these are the ones I have). I try to fill them with nutritious things, so they can have the two per day they beg me for. This easy and healthy homemade fudgesicle recipe is one that’s in heavy rotation at our place.

    For this recipe, I’ve partnered with Horizon in celebrating the quirkiness of kids and realness in what we feed them – and the fun in both. You can check out their Horizon Organic Milk here!

    Only four ingredients (none of them sugar), these healthy summer fudgesicles are rich and creamy, but as wholesome as a smoothie.

    How to Make Healthy Homemade Fudgesicles

    Trying to beat the heat and wanting to satisfy your sweet tooth with a good-for-you treat?

    Follow these easy, simple steps to make the best healthy homemade fudgesicles:

    1. Add ingredients to high-speed blender (milk, dates, cocoa powder, vanilla, sea salt)
    2. Whiz on high for 60 seconds until mixture is very smooth
    3. Pour mixture into ice pop molds and insert popsicle sticks
    4. Freeze for 4 hours, or overnight
    5. Run molds under warm water to loosen fudgesicles

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    The Best Healthy Homemade Fudgesicles

    These 4-ingredient healthy homemade fudgesicles make the perfect (guilt-free!) summer snack. Sweetened with dates, these fudge-y popsicles are a great sweet treat recipe for kids and adults alike.
    Prep Time: 5 minutes
    Total Time: 4 hours 5 minutes
    Course: Dessert
    Cuisine: American
    Servings: 6
    Author: Jennifer Pallian


    • 1 cup + 2 tbsp Horizon Organic Milk
    • 4 pitted dates
    • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract
    • pinch of salt
    • 1/4 cup toasted coconut optional.


    • Combine ingredients in blender in the order listed and process on high speed for 60 seconds, until frothy and very smooth. Fill ice pop molds and insert sticks. Freeze at least four hours, or overnight. To unmold, run pops under hot water until loose enough to tug out. Roll immediately in toasted coconut, if desired.
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    Hi, I'm Jennifer Pallian, BSc, RD. I studied cooking, baking and food chemistry in a university lab, have years of experience as a professional test kitchen recipe developer and providing technical baking support to bakeries and home bakers. Want to know why your bread didn't rise? I've got your back.I now work full-time as a blogger, putting the years of science and baking to work right here. On Foodess, I share the best recipes in my arsenal - tested-till-PERFECT recipes for cozy baking, easy recipes for weeknight meals and delicious globally-inspired comfort food, plus lots of science-based cooking and baking tips. Welcome!

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