Chocolate Cherry Nut Fudge

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Kathy W

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@Kattyw

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Method:
Microwave

Ingredients

  • 12 oz
    semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can(s)
    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: important...you 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

Step-by-Step

  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.

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About Chocolate Cherry Nut Fudge

Course/Dish: Candies Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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