Low Carb Chocolate Cheese Fudge

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I got this low carb chocolate cheese fudge recipe from an old low carb magazine. The original recipe called for Splenda and Sweet ‘n Low. I am trying to stay away from artificial sweeteners so I modified the recipe to use erythritol and stevia. Splenda will also result in an odd taste when used to sweeten chocolate.

I thought this fudge came out too soft. However, I think this could be worked into a really good hot fudge sauce because the warm mixture was really tasty and reminded me of a thick chocolate ice cream topping. I will keep looking for a good sugar free fudge recipe that is firmer than this one. This fudge tastes great, but it tends to melt in your hand when eating. Perhaps adding a bit of natural protein powder or whole milk powder would firm things up.

Chocolate Cheese Fudge

Chocolate Cheese Fudge

Low Carb Chocolate Cheese Fudge

Low Carb Chocolate Cheese Fudge

This sugar free low carb chocolate cheese fudge is made using processed American cheese. It's sweetened with natural erythritol and stevia.



  1. Mix heavy cream, cheese, butter, baking chocolate, erythritol and stevia in medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat until melted, stirring frequently. Add cocoa and bring to a boil. Stir constantly for one minute. Remove from heat and add extracts. Stir in nuts, if desired. Pour into medium bowl and allow to cool, whisking occasionally. When no longer warm, pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into 1? squares.


Makes 64 pieces

Carbs per serving: 1 g


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  1. Jennifer says

    Sweet cravings are squashed with L-Glutamine. I take a couple of teaspoons in a small amount of water – no more carb cravings or sweet cravings! I’m sure you could get capsule if you don’t like the taste of the powder/water mix.
    Anyway, I’m in Australia and want to try the fudge recipe – question – what exactly is American cheese?

    • says

      Thanks for the tip for using L-Glutamine. I’ll have to give it a try. American cheese is a processed cheese made from milk and fats as well as concentrated whey. It is difficult to get outside of the US.

  2. zandi says

    I havent tried this but sure i’ll love it, it’s chocolate right lol.i found choc fudge rec in a diabetic cook book going to try them both.it makes 16 servings with 5c in each.

  3. says

    Xylitol should work fine here. I use erythritol because it is the only sugar alcohol that doesn’t give me the typical side effects.

    For the stevia, I use the NOW brand stevia extract powder which is pure stevioside with no additives.

    I have to admit that I liked the fudge more the longer it sat in the refrigerator. I think I tried to cut it too soon after it was made.

  4. foodlvr says

    This looks very good. I used to be low carb and it worked well for me but then it stopped working. Don’t know why. Now I eat Low Fat quite a bit and it works now. Didn’t for years.

    Anyway, a question – does xylitol also work here? I still have quite a bit left in my cabinet and don’t know what to do with it. I thought I would try this with it. Also, I use Stevia powder (real thing, not Truvia which has Stevia and a fake sugar in it) so how much of it would I use?

  5. says

    Debbie – I’m so glad you like the site. I also struggled with low carb in the beginning because of my sweet tooth. I don’t think there are enough good low carb recipe sites on the web which is one of the reasons I started this blog. I hope you enjoy the fudge as much as I did. It tastes like a rich chocolate cheesecake without the crust.

  6. says

    I just found your blog and I am so excited! My husband and I struggle to eat low carb, because we just love the sweet stuff! This is perfect and I can’t wait to try it, thanks!

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