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Sugar-free Candy Recipes

Kanika Khara
Candies are enjoyed by people of all ages. Here are some simple sugar-free candy recipes that will entice your taste buds and will also help you maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Fudge Candy

Ingredients:

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  • 13 oz. can of skim evaporated milk
  • 2½ cup cereal crumbs
  • 1 tbsp. granulated sugar replacement

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  • ¼ cup nuts
  • 3 tbsp. Cocoa
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup butter and salt
Making Directions:
In a saucepan, mix milk and cocoa, and cook over low flame, till the cocoa dissolves. Add butter, vanilla, sugar replacement and salt  and bring it to a boil. Now reduce heat and cook for 2 - 3 minutes. Put the cereal crumbs in, mix well and cook for 15 minutes.
Divide batter in half and roll each half into a tube about 8 inches long. Coat each tube with finely chopped nuts and wrap in waxed paper. Chill overnight, cut into ¼-inch slices and enjoy.
Healthy Sugar-free Candy Bars
Ingredients:
  • 6 - 8 bread slices
  • 1 tbsp. wheat germ
  • ¼ cup peanut butter
  • 2 tbsp. chopped nuts
  • 1 tsp. cocoa (optional)
Trim crust away from bread and cut into half. Dry the bread overnight along with the crust or in an oven at 350° F for ½ an hour. Crumble the crust and add wheat germ, chopped nuts and peanut butter; mix well.
Making Directions:
Now add peanut oil to the mixture till it reaches a thin consistency. Dip the bread in the peanut mixture and roll in nuts before serving.
Maple Candy
Ingredients:

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  • 2 - 4 cups sugar-free maple syrup
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 cup nut meats chopped
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 tsp. lemon extract
Making Directions:
In a saucepan, cook sugar-free maple syrup, cream and butter for 9 - 10 minutes (after reaching a boil). Remove the pan from flame and add nut meats and lemon extract; stir well for 5 minutes. Pour the mixture into buttered pans or candy molds. Allow it to cool, cut into squares or candy molds and enjoy.
Sugar-free Gummy Candy
Ingredients:

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  •  1 package sugar-free flavored gelatin, any flavor
  • ½ cup cold water
  • 6 packages unflavored gelatin
  • 2 - 3 candy molds, as per the size of the cavities in the mold
Making Directions:
In a saucepan, mix unflavored gelatin, flavored gelatin, and cold water. Place saucepan on stove and cook over a medium flame. Continue stirring till mixture heats up and liquefies. Remove the mixture from flame.
Spray the candy molds with nonstick cooking spray and pour mixture into the molds. Allow them to cool and then place in a freezer for 10 - 12 minutes to solidify. Now remove carefully from the molds and enjoy.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge
Ingredients:
  • 1 oz. unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 teaspoons peanut butter
  • 1 cup sugar substitute
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
Melt peanut butter and cream cheese together in a microwave. Stir in between and continue to melt for 2 minutes. Melt chocolate separately in another bowl, until it attains creamy consistency.
Making Directions:
Once chocolate is melted, combine it with the melted cream cheese and peanut mixture and add sugar substitute to it. Pour this mix in a pan and refrigerate for at least 4 hours. Cut into square pieces and serve.
Chocolate Rum Balls
Ingredients:
  • 1 - 1½ cup almond flour
  • 5 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • Low-calorie sweetener
  • Rum/brandy/whiskey (according to taste)
  • Softened butter
  • Vanilla essence
Making Directions:
Mix almond flour, cocoa powder, butter and low-calorie sweetener. Add rum/brandy/whiskey and vanilla essence; total amount of liquid is 2 - 3 tablespoons. You can add little water if you don't want too much liquor. Mix slowly until all contents come together.
Make small, round balls and keep them covered and stored in a refrigerator for few days, after which you can enjoy them.

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These were some luscious and easy to prepare sugar-free candies. You can try preparing these candies at home and enjoy with your loved ones without ruining your healthy diet plan.