Easy Low Phosphorus Fudge

Portions:
18

Serving Size:
one 3" x 1-1/2" piece

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein
  • Vegetarian

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup half & half creamer
  • 1-2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1-1/2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1-1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Preparation

  1. Grease a 9" square pan with nonstick spray or butter.
  2. Combine half & half and sugar in a large heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Stir constantly and continue a rolling boil for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove pan from heat and add marshmallows , chocolate chips and vanilla extract. Stir until marshmallows are melted.
  4. Quickly pour into a greased pan. Cool; cut into 3" x 1-1/2" pieces, making 18 pieces.

Helpful hints

  • Check half & half creamer as some brands contain phosphate additives. Substitute with milk or other milk alternative without phosphates.
  • Let fudge cool completely before cutting.
  • For people with diabetes, cut fudge into 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" pieces and count as one carbohydrate choice.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 177

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 32 g

Fat 5 g

Cholesterol 3 mg

Sodium 10 mg

Potassium 64 mg

Phosphorus 27 mg

Calcium 14 mg

Fiber 0.8 g

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 1 fat
  • 1-1/2 high-calorie

Carbohydrate choices

2

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