Velveta Fudge Recipe

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Velveta Fudge

Bonnie Sproul


I don't remember when or where I got this recipe, but I, and now my kids, have been making this fudge at Christmas time for ages. It's delicious and people are surprised when told what's in it.

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makes about 5 pounds


1 lb
velveta cheese
1 lb
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1 c
unsweetened cocoa powder
4-5 lb
confectioners' sugar
3 c
raisins or nuts (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

Melt cheese and butter together in a nonstick pan, stirring until smooth. Keep on low heat.
In a large bowl, sift/wisk powdered sugar and cocoa powder together. I start out with 4 pounds and add more if wanted (4 pounds will make a creamier fudge and 4 1/2-5 pounds will make a harder fudge).
Add vanilla to cheese mixture. With a heavy spoon, combine the cheese/butter mixture with the sugar and cocoa. Work quickly because it sets up fast. Add nuts etc. If you have a stiff candy, butter your hands and get in there and mix well until all the powdered sugar is incorporated.
Press mixture into 2 lightly sprayed or buttered pans. Sometimes I line the pans with nonstick foil and when set (usually overnight) I can lift it out and cut into squares.
This fudge freezes well.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy