My Gram's 5 lb Fudge

My Gram's 5 Lb Fudge Recipe

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Shannon Rice


My grandma has made this year after year and I was lucky enough to get this recipe from her. It is quite rich. I like to add all walnuts to it but pecans would be great too. Someone once mentioned adding cranberries which I think would be good too. Hope you like it. It is a great do ahead recipe.


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50+ pieces
20 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 pkg
    good semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 c
    or 2 sticks of butter or margarine
  • 1 jar(s)
    marshmallow cream or 16 lg marshmallows
  • 1 can(s)
    13oz evaporated milk
  • 4 1/2 c
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1-2 c
    chopped nuts

How to Make My Gram's 5 lb Fudge


  1. Place the chocolate, butter and marshmallow cream in a large bowl. In a heavy 4 quart saucepan bring to a boil the milk and sugar, stirring constantly.
  2. When mixture reaches full rolling boil start timing and cook for 8 minutes, stirring frquently. Pour over the chocolate mixture and stire until well blended. Beat in the vanilla then stir in the nuts. Pour evenly into a greased 15"x10"x1" jelly roll pan. Spread evenly. Cool for about 10 minutes then refrigerate to firm at least a couple hours to overnight. Cut into 1" squares when cooled. Remember it is quite rich so not too big. Yummy!

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