Traditional Christmas Fudge
Nothing says Christmas like homemade fudge, and this easy recipe can easily be adapted to make any flavor fudge you like. Traditional Christmas Fudge is a simple fudge recipe that's perfect for Christmas cookie exchanges, to serve at a holiday party, or even to make during the hotter months when you don't want to turn on your oven. Marshmallows add a creamy, smooth texture that everyone will love.
- Milk Chocolate Fudge - Substitute 2 cups (11.5-ounce package) milk chocolate chips for semi-sweet chips.
- Butterscotch Fudge - Substitute 2 cups (12-ounce package) butterscotch chips for semi-sweet chips.
- Mint Chocolate Fudge - Substitute 1 1/2 cups (10-ounce package) mint chocolate chips for semi-sweet chips.
Cooking MethodNo Bake
- 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
- 2/3 cup undiluted evaporated milk
- 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups (4 ounces) miniature marshmallows
- 1 1/2 cup (9 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Combine butter, evaporated milk, sugar and salt in a medium, heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
- Remove from heat. Stir in marshmallows, chocolate chips, nuts and vanilla. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted.
- Pour into a foil-lined 8-inch square baking pan. Sprinkle with additional pecans, if desired. Chill until firm.
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