Pinto Bean Fudge Recipe

  • 1 (15 ounce) can pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 2/3 cup butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, or to taste (optional)
  1. Grease a 9×13-inch baking pan.
  2. Put pinto beans in a blender; puree until smooth. Transfer bean puree to a bowl.
  3. Combine cocoa powder, butter, and vanilla extract with bean puree; mix well. Add confectioners' sugar; beat with an electric mixer on high speed until fudge is thoroughly mixed, about 3 minutes. Stir in walnuts.
  4. Spread fudge into the prepared pan. Refrigerate until firm.