Easiest Chocolate Fudge

Easiest Chocolate Fudge Recipe

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Peg Barker


For years I tried to make fudge but it never set up. My cousin used to start laughing the moment I said I wanted some fudge. That was before I found this recipe. It's the easiest fudge recipe I've ever made.

★★★★★ 2 votes
makes about 5 dozen small squares
20 Min
5 Min


1 box
confectioners' sugar
1/3 - 1/2 c
hersheys cocoa
1/2 c
cold butter - no substitutions
1/4 c
evaporated milk
1/2 c
chopped nuts - optional
1 Tbsp
vanilla - yes really, one tablespoon

How to Make Easiest Chocolate Fudge


  • 1Generously butter a nine inch square pan or glass pan. Cut the stick of butter into small pieces and put in medium micro-safe bowl. Add evaporated milk
  • 2Sift confectioners sugar and cocoa into the bowl with the butter and milk. Micowave on high for two to three minutes - until you can see the liquid bubbling up through the sugar and cocoa.
  • 3Remove from the microwave and stir until mixture is combined. Then beat until it loses the shine. Add nuts and vanilla and beat again until the vanilla is incorporated and the fudge loses the shine again. Quickly pour fudge into buttered pan and spread to the edges. Let cool and cut into 1 inch squares.

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About Easiest Chocolate Fudge

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