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Homemade Chocolate Peppermint Pudding Pops

These pudding pops are like eating a York Peppermint Patty straight from the freezer.

Homemade Popsicles

True story:

It’s been so hot these past few weeks that yesterday I finally decided to bring the popsicle molds back from their post-summer home in the garage. However I probably should have looked at the weather report first… Midday the temperature dropped 30 degrees, rendering my jean shorts, sandals, and homemade pudding pops completely out of place.

Peppermint Patty Popsicles

Oh well.

I ate them anyway.

Peppermint Patty Popsicles

(The popsicles, not the jean shorts and sandals. Just in case you were wondering.)

Peppermint Patty Pops

Inspired by Homemade Peppermint Patties

  • 1/2 cup raw cashews or macadamia nuts (60g)
  • 2/3 cup milk of choice (160g)
  • scant 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp sugar of choice or xylitol (24g)
  • pinch pure stevia, or 1 extra tbsp sugar of choice
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • just over 1/8 tsp pure peppermint extract

In a cereal bowl, cover the nuts with water. Let sit 6-8 hours. (For a nut-free popsicle recipe, try these yogurt-based Mint Chocolate Pops.) Drain completely, and be sure to pat dry. Blend all ingredients together until completely smooth. Pour into popsicle molds. Once frozen, dip each pop in the chocolate sauce recipe listed below, then place on a sheet of wax paper and immediately re-freeze. You’ll probably only use around 1/2 the coating, but it’s better to make a bigger amount for easier dipping. Makes 7 homemade pudding pops the size of the ones in the photos.

Chocolate Coating:

  • 2 tbsp cacao or cocoa powder (10g)
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil (20g)
  • 1 tbsp pure maple syrup or agave (15g)

View: Pudding Pop Nutrition Facts

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Published on October 6, 2013

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  1. Mrs. D. says

    I am so excited to try these this weekend! It’s definitely not hot here, but something about the fall weather always makes me crave ice cream.

  2. Karen says

    They all look really good, but next time someone is taking the pictures it would be better to have your hair up in a pony tail. Not sure if it is just the mom in me, but the photo with the sweet rolls your hair is laying on top of the sweet rolls. I always have my hair up when I cook as a rule. I don’t mean to be mean it was just the first thing I noticed.

    just a FYI

  3. Liz Slesinski says

    Great pictures! I am an Au Pair and the little girl I watch loves to help cook/bake. She loves chocolate even more; I can’t wait to try this with her!

  4. Bobbi says

    So! Settled in to make these.I love mint ice cream. 2 empty mint extract bottles have encouraged me to make Lemon ice cream. Still going to chocolate coat. I’m hoping for a chocolate lemon cream 😉

  5. Cheryl Horihan says

    These look great, but I’m not sure how you got the 1.5 g of sugar per serving. Is serving size not one pop?

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