Cranberry Walnut Fudge

MaryAnn Whitbeck


I created this after seeing another cranberry fudge recipe that I felt was too prone to fail. This one never fails. I give this as Christmas gifts and everybody loves it.

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5 Min


1 lb
powdered sugar
1/2 c
cocoa powder, i use heresy's special dark
1/2 tsp
salt, i use sea salt
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 c
whole milk or 1/2 & 1/2
1 stick
butter (not margarine)
1/2 c
dried cranberries (i use craisins)
1/2 c
walnuts, chopped

How to Make Cranberry Walnut Fudge


  • 1Place the powdered sugar, cocoa, salt, milk and vanilla in a microwavable bowl and stir until mixed evenly together. Place stick of butter on top. Microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  • 2Beat until smooth. Add nuts and cranberries, pour into a wax paper or saran wrap lined loaf pan (or use a decorative container) and refrigerate for 1-2 hours. Cut into squares. (Store in refrigerator in an air tight container. I use a large zip-lock bag.)
    Yield: 1 1/3 pounds of Fudge.

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About Cranberry Walnut Fudge

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Christmas Sweet