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


  1. Place 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.
  2. Beat 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

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