This Easy Chocolate Fondue for Toddlers + Kids is a healthy dessert that the entire family will enjoy! This fun fondue (or ‘fun-due’ as I like to call it;) is made with only 3-ingredients and is dairy and gluten-free!

This easy dessert is a staple in our house!

Mostly because it ✔️’s all of my kid-friendly dessert boxes –

✔️it’s easy to make (less then 5 minutes from recipe to table)
✔️I always have the ingredients on hand to make this recipe
✔️low in sugar, but high in taste
✔️you can always find plenty of fun dippers in your pantry or fridge
✔️it’s warm chocolate.. so obviously that’s a win in my book
✔️it always blows my kids minds when I serve this.. melted chocolate.. can use hands to eat.. must lick plate right now

The first time I made this dessert, was on a whim.

After having a healthy salad for dinner, I needed chocolate in my life – STAT!

I reached for my normal sad handful of chocolate chips for dessert, but they just weren’t going to cut it.

I wanted something decadent but made in approximately zero seconds.

So I poured the chocolate chips into a small saucepan added a small spoonful of coconut oil and a pinch of cinnamon and let it melt away. Then I rummaged around the fridge and pantry for some healthy and fun dipping materials before calling my family back to the dinner table.

Our lives were about to be changed forever!

A little dramatic, I know. But we are talking about chocolate here!

This beyond-easy fondue blew our minds that night! There was no going back. Once we knew this chocolate fondue served with cut strawberries, sliced bananas, graham crackers and orange segments was an on the table, there really wasn’t any other dessert options for us.. certainly not a handful of sad little chocolate chips.

I kid you not, I probably make this dessert at least once a week, mostly because I want all-the-melted chocolate in my life:). I mix up the dippers depending on what I have on hand and what my girls request.

So yes, you can serve this fondue for dessert at your next date night, Valentine’s day dinner or special meal with the kiddos. Or you can just serve it on a random Tuesday because you deserve this easy and delicious dessert every night of the week.

Reasons to Love This Easy Chocolate Fondue for Toddler + Kids:

  • easy to make – can be made in under 5 minutes
  • dairy-free
  • gluten-free (if using gluten-free dippers)
  • family favorite
  • fun and interactive for kids of all ages
  • can be served with any dippers you have on hand – fruit, crackers, pretzels, marshmallows, etc

HOW TO MAKE EASY CHOCOLATE FONDUE FOR TODDLER + KIDS:

COOKING WITH KIDS

You can easily have your kids help you make this chocolate fondue.

TODDLERS

  • Toddlers can help measure and pour the ingredients into the pot.
  • They can stir the chocolate.
  • They can help to choose the dippers and put them on the plate.

KIDS

  • They can pick out and measure all of the ingredients.
  • They can stir in the cinnamon and salt into the melted chocolate.
  • Kids can help to serve the fondue with the dippers.

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Get the recipe: Easy Chocolate Fondue for Kids

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This Easy Chocolate Fondue for Toddler + Kids is a healthy dessert the entire family will enjoy! This fondue is made with only 3-ingredients and is dairy and gluten-free!

Ingredients 

  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon pink salt optional
  • Dippers – strawberries pineapple chunks, kiwi, apples, pears, mango, marshmallows, graham crackers, pretzels, etc

Instructions 

Stovetop Method

  • In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil together, stirring the entire time. I have never had a problem with the enjoy life brand of chocolate chips clumping or getting weird by not using the double boiler method, but if you are more comfortable doing it that way, then please do so.
  • Add in the cinnamon and salt and stir together.
  • Pour fondue into small bowls and serve with dippers of your choice.

Microwave Method

  • In a medium microwave-safe bowl, add in all of the ingredients and heat in 30 seconds increments until melted, stirring between times.
  • Pour fondue into small bowls and serve with dippers of your choice.
Calories: 36kcal, Carbohydrates: 1g, Protein: 1g, Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 291mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 1g

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