Bobbe's Best Microwave Fudge Recipe

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Bobbe's Best Microwave Fudge

Bobbe Leviten


I originally got this recipe from my mom, who found it in one of those little product brochures; this one for the California Pistachio Growers, I believe.

The original recipe called for 2 tsp vanilla and 1/4 tsp pistachio extract. I have always just used vanilla, 2-1/4 tsp, but at Christmas, I like to use peppermint extract as well, reducing the vanilla to 2 tsp and adding 1/4 tsp of peppermint extract!

Use your imagination!

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1 lb
confectioners' sugar
2/3 c
cocoa, unsweetened
1/4 tsp
1/4 c
2 1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
1 stick
butter or margarine
1/2 c
nuts, chopped (optional)


1In a large, microwave-safe bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, cocoa and salt. Stir in the milk and vanilla. Mix well.
2Place butter or margarine on top of mixture. Microwave on high for two minutes.
3Remove from microwave, beat with wooden spoon until smooth. Stir in nuts. Spread mixture in foil-lined or buttered 8" x 8" baking pan. Chill one hour. Cut into squares.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #easy, #fudge, #Kid Friendly