Healthy Protein Fudge

  • Servings : 5
  • Prep Time : 5m
  • Cook Time : 0m
  • Ready In : 20m

These healthy protein fudge bites are perfect to satisfy a sweet craving and thanks to the protein they should help you to feel fuller for longer!


You can easily double the mixture to make more and store them in the fridge or freezer for later.


Do let me know if you make them!


Nutrition stats shown are for using ground almonds, making 5 pieces of fudge.. if you use PPB they are 55 Kcal, 3.8g carbs, 3.6g protein & 3.4g fat each!



  • 1 slightly heaped tbsp melted coconut oil*
  • 1/2 tbsp runny honey
  • 2 tbsp protein powder**
  • 3 tbsp ground almonds/PPB***
  • Optional: Raisins or Desiccated Coconut

**You can buy coconut oil from some supermarkets or online e.g. from MuscleFood - use code NIC5 for 5% off!!

**I used vanilla protein powder from Protein Dynamix and you can get money off with the discount code PDNIC.

***PPB stands for Powdered Peanut Butter, you can read my product review for more information and can buy it from Amazon!

If you are allergic to nuts you can use ground flaxseeds!


Nutty Protein Fudge

The lighter coloured pieces were made with ground almond, & the darker pieces were made with PPB!



Step 1

Mix together the melted coconut oil, honey, protein powder & ground almonds/PPB until you get a smooth dough-like consistency (add a touch more oil/honey if your mixture seems dry)

Step 2

Press the mixture into an ice-cube tray - making 4-6 individual bites (I made 5 in the video!)

Step 3

Freeze for at least 15 minutes before enjoying or storing in the fridge or freezer for later!


Protein Fudge

Protein Fudge


These heart fudge pieces below used PPB & had added raisins in them & the rectangle ones were made using almond meal & desiccated coconut.. yum!!




UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who sends me pictures of my recipes on Twitter & Facebook - here are a selection!!

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Protein fudgeAbove: The toppings is dark chocolate melted with coconut oil & vanilla.. yum!!

Nutty Protein Fudge

Above: Made with ground Flaxseeds instead of Nuts!

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*This blog post contains affiliate links. Please read my disclaimer page for more information and for my policy on using protein powders in recipes, gluten-free foods/baking and vegetarian/vegan recipes.


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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    60 Kcal
  • Carbs

  • Protein

  • Fat


Recipe Comments

Comments (36)

  1. posted by Jenna on May 4, 2014

    Perfect snack to satisfy a sweet tooth, perfect with a cuppa tea, very quick and easy to make! Love them :-)

  2. posted by Alexis Margolis on May 5, 2014

    These looking amazing! Will def be making these today :-)

    Also love your website lots of great meal ideas and tips

  3. posted by Gemma on May 5, 2014

    Love how quick and simple these are to make. Delicious!

  4. posted by Richard on May 5, 2014

    Finally managed to track down some Coconut Oil and made these this evening but using Chocolate flavoured Impact Whey powder from Myprotein and they are seriously good.
    I needed to add a little extra honey but not much. They will definitely go in the treat box.
    Another awesome recipe Nic.

  5. posted by Kim Osborne on May 6, 2014

    Could you use 2tbsp ground almonds & 1tbsp of peanut butter to get the flavour? As I don’t have any PPB.

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 6, 2014

      Hummmm, I don’t think the texture would be the same.. but feel free to experiment! xx

  6. posted by Karen on May 6, 2014

    I love these! There are some waiting in the fridge as my post-workout snack this afternoon.

  7. posted by Claire on May 6, 2014

    I have 3 requirements for making food… Quick, easy and delicious. This ticks all 3 boxes! A guilt free treat that I can quickly prepare :) thumbs up Nic!

  8. posted by Lauretta on May 7, 2014

    These look great – especially the light ones that look like white chocolate goodness :-0. Can’t wait to give them a try this weekend!

  9. posted by Beth on May 10, 2014

    Would you be able to use any other oil aside from coconut do you think?

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 10, 2014

      I haven’t tried Beth so sorry! You can get coconut oil from Tesco/Asda for £2.50 though if this helps :) x

  10. posted by Beth on May 11, 2014

    I made it today with coconut oil, so amazing!! Thank you so much

  11. posted by Kirsty Nicol on May 13, 2014

    I trrided making Protein Fudge before and it just didn’t go well and didn’t tast good, but this respiie is fab!! so simple, takes mintins and tast lush. All the lads at work went ‘Nuts’ for it ;) can’t wait to try it will PPB!!

    I also wanted to ask Nic with out sounding stupied, the Nutritional Info when its says a serving ( for the Fudge) what is calassed as? is it one piece?

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 15, 2014

      Hello! Aw thanks!! Yes it’s for for one piece however it varies depending on your ingredients, amounts used and number of fudge pieces made :) xx

  12. posted by Lizzie on May 16, 2014

    These are seriosuly delicious! I made some for me and my husband and we both loved them. Made both kinds as well. I am addicted to them, especially the peanut ones!!

  13. posted by Sophie Parker on May 20, 2014

    Is there anything I can use in replacement of the protein powder, or leave it out completely? Thanks!

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 20, 2014

      Mmm you could experiment with more of the nuts.. or swap for coconut flour perhaps.. or oat flour.. but add flavouring such as cocoa, vanilla or cinnamon :) or you could use skimmed milk powder – do let me know!

  14. posted by Jo on May 24, 2014

    Nic, I know your recipes are lovely and easy (I’ve tried and enjoyed a few now) but somehow I’ve done something wrong with my attempt at this one!
    My mixture went REALLY runny :-/ wonder what on earth I did wrong with such an easy mix lol
    Anyway I’ll try it again later :)

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on May 29, 2014

      How strange! It should be like dough… maybe you used too much coconut oil or honey? x

  15. posted by emma on June 11, 2014

    Just made these little beauties with chocolate protein powder and choc ppb! Finally I have found the perfect sweet treat!

  16. posted by Rach on June 28, 2014

    This recipe is great and so quick! It’s probably quicker to make these than go to corner shop when you want a treat!
    Have made lots of variations;
    Chocolate whey with PPB
    Chocolate orange whey with chocolate PPB
    Vanilla whey with PPB topped with dark chocolate, coconut and agave
    Yum yum!
    Thanks Nic!

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on June 28, 2014

      Aw thank you so much!! Love your alternatives!!! xxx

  17. posted by Heather Adamson on July 14, 2014

    These look amazing Nic! Definitely going to make them tomorrow with some vegan protein powder! x

  18. posted by Varinder on August 11, 2016

    Do you think the purition protein powder will work?

    • posted by Nics Nutrition on August 12, 2016

      Yes! Add more honey or coconut oil if it seems dry :)


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