Mint Chocolate Fudge Squares

December 15, 2020 at 6:01 AM | Posted in dessert, diabetes, diabetes friendly, Diabetes Self Management | Leave a comment
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I have a recipe for Mint Chocolate Fudge Squares. This would make a great Candy for the Holidays, and they are Diabetic Friendly also!. To make Delicious Squares you’ll be needing Semisweet Chocolate, White Chocolate, Vanilla Frosting, Peppermint Extract, Red or Green Food Coloring, and Vegetable Oil. The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020!

Mint Chocolate Fudge Squares
This is one recipe chocolate lovers won’t want to miss! The no-bake combination of chocolate, white chocolate, and peppermint make this an unbeatable treat!

Mint Chocolate Fudge Squares

8 squares (1 ounce each) semisweet chocolate, divided
6 squares (1 ounce each) white chocolate, chopped
1 container (16 ounces) vanilla frosting, divided
4 to 6 drops peppermint extract, divided
3 drops red or green food coloring
1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil

Yield: 64 squares
Serving size: 2 squares

1 – Spray 8-inch square baking pan with nonstick cooking spray. Press parchment paper or waxed paper over bottom and up sides of pan. Coarsely chop 1 square semisweet chocolate; set aside for garnish. Coarsely chop remaining semisweet chocolate.

2 – Combine white chocolate and half of frosting in medium microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Add 2 to 3 drops peppermint extract and food coloring; mix well. Spread evenly in prepared pan. Refrigerate 15 minutes or until set.

3 – Combine remaining semisweet chocolate and frosting in medium microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, stirring every 30 seconds, until melted and smooth. Add remaining 2 to 3 drops peppermint extract; mix well. Stir 1 to 2 minutes, allowing mixture to cool. Carefully pour semisweet chocolate mixture over white chocolate layer; spread evenly. Cover and refrigerate 30 minutes or until set.

4 – Lift fudge from pan using parchment paper; carefully invert onto cutting board and remove paper. Place reserved semisweet chocolate and oil in small microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 1 minute or until melted, stirring every 30 seconds. Drizzle melted chocolate over fudge.

5 – Cover and refrigerate 20 to 30 minutes or until firm. Cut into 1-inch squares. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 126 calories, Carbohydrates: 17 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 6 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 0 mg, Sodium: 32 mg, Fiber: 1 g

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It’s Nuts I tell you……ALMOND BARK

September 21, 2017 at 5:27 AM | Posted in nuts, NUTS COM | Leave a comment
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This week from the website ( its Almond Bark. You can choose from 3 different kinds – Dark Chocolate Almond Bark, Milk Chocolate Almond Bark, or White Chocolate Almond. Almond Bark is jut one of countless delicious and healthy items you can choose from at Nuts site ( You can choose from items like NUTS, DRIED FRUIT, CHOCOLATES and SWEETS, SNACKS, COFFEE and TEA, COOKING and BAKING, or GIFTS. Most items may be purchased in small amounts or in bulk. Plus there’s FREE shipping on orders over $59, see for details. With the Holiday Season slowly getting closer the Nuts site has the perfect gifts! Now more on the Almond Bark. Enjoy and Eat Healthy!


Dark Chocolate Almond Bark
Our dark chocolate almond bark is an exquisite treat! Huge pieces of roasted almonds are coated in only the finest dark chocolate. This chocolate bark is an old-time favorite.

Milk Chocolate Almond Bark
Our milk chocolate almond bark is chock-full of large pieces of almonds coated in only the finest milk chocolate. Great for gifting a new homeowner, new neighbor or passing around during the holiday season.

White Chocolate Almond
Our white chocolate almond bark has lots of large almond pieces smothered in buttery white chocolate. Savor the salacious, nutty crunch of almond-laced white chocolate!


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The Saturday Evening Dessert – Apple and White Chocolate Cheesecake

August 20, 2016 at 5:01 AM | Posted in Jennie-O Turkey Products, Saturday Evening Dessert | 4 Comments
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This week’s Saturday Evening Dessert is a Apple and White Chocolate Cheesecake. It’s just not any Cheesecake its a Apple and White Chocolate Cheesecake! Wafer Cookies, Cream Cheese, and White Chocolate are just some of the ingredients that make up this delicious dessert. Then its all topped off with HORMEL COUNTRY CROCK Cinnamon Apples, which are good on their own for a dessert or side dish. Kick up that Cheesecake with this week’s recipe! It’s on the Jennie – O website which is loaded with healthy and delicious recipes, Eat healthy and make the SWITCH!



Apple and White Chocolate Cheesecake

Apple pie has met its match in this delectable cheesecake, marrying cinnamon apples with melted white chocolate.


1½ cups finely ground vanilla wafer cookiesApple and White Chocolate Cheesecake
⅓ cup sugar
½ cup butter, melted
2 (8-ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
3 eggs
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1½ cups whipping cream, divided
2 (4.4-ounce) packages white chocolate bars, melted and cooled
2 (21-ounce) packages HORMEL® COUNTRY CROCK® Cinnamon Apples, heated


1) Heat oven to 325°F. Grease 10-inch springform pan; line with parchment paper. In bowl, combine cookie crumbs, sugar and butter; mix well. Press mixture into base of pan with flat-bottomed glass. Place pan on baking sheet. Bake 15 minutes; cool.
2) To make filling, in large bowl, beat together cream cheese, eggs, sweetened condensed milk and ½ cup cream with electric mixer 3 to 4 minutes or until smooth. Do not overbeat. Add white chocolate; beat 1 to 2 minutes longer or until combined. Pour filling into crust. Bake 1 hour or until almost set. Filling will fully set while cooling. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
3) In clean bowl, beat remaining 1 cup cream until soft peaks form. Serve whipped cream and warm cinnamon apples alongside cheesecake.

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