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chocolate cherry nut fudge

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathy W
New Carlisle, OH

This is a favorite around the Holidays. I'm not sure where the recipe came from - off of the can of sweetened condensed milk or the chocolate chips (for the basic Fudge). I just know it is so easy to make! And the addition of the cherries and nuts makes it oh so delicious!

(2 ratings)
method Microwave

Ingredients For chocolate cherry nut fudge

  • 12 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk (14 oz)
  • dash of salt
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1/2 c
    maraschino cherries, drained well and chopped
  • note: want to drain off as much juice as possible. placing the cherries on paper towels helps to pull out more juice.

How To Make chocolate cherry nut fudge

  • 1
    Line an 8 or 9 onch square pan with aluminum foil. This makes it easier to take the fudge out of the pan.
  • 2
    In a large glass bowl combine chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and salt. Microwave on high 2-3 minutes. (Check after 2 minutes)
  • 3
    Quickly stir in nuts, almond extract and cherries.
  • 4
    Spoon immediately into foil lined pan and chill 2 hours or until set.
  • 5
    Remove from pan, peel foil off and cut into pieces. Store in the refrigerator.