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janalyn 11-08-2008 05:05 PM

Share Your Favorite Fudge Recipe
I just thought with the holidays fast approaching we could share our favorite fudge recipes. They don't have to be on a recipe card, you can just type them into your post but if you do want to 'scrap' them, then post the gallery link here that would work too.

Thanks! I am looking forward to getting lots of new recipes!! :D

Ambowife Designs 11-11-2008 08:01 AM

Argh, I can feel the pounds piling on already LOL!!!! Any diet versions out there roflmho!!!
But Seriously, Jan super cool idea!! That's going to get us in the christmas spirit and start getting those extra presents made!! ;)

Lori11941 11-11-2008 06:49 PM

Ooh, ours is super easy, and so yummy!

3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
12 ounces sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup nuts, any kind
1 tablespoon Grand Marnier
1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk in a large microwave safe bowl at medium heat until melted. Stir to melt in any remaining lumps. Add nuts, brandy and vanilla. Mix thoroughly to ensure that the nuts bind with the fudge. Smooth it all out onto a piece of wax paper. Refrigerate until cooled, about 1 hour. Cut into squares.

You can get different results using different types of chips. The better the chips, the better your fudge. We like to sometimes used dark chocolate chips. And I've substituted other liqueurs (like Kahlua) for Grand Marnier if it wasn't easily accessable (i.e. I was too lazy to get a stool or chair to reach it at the back of the cabinet.)

janalyn 11-11-2008 07:11 PM

Oh Lori that is very similiar to one that my mom makes but without the Grand Marnier. That sounds like it would really add a LOT of flavor!!! :D

harley96chic 11-11-2008 08:20 PM

ok now your talking down my alley here. I love fudge. I have request for it during the holidays for family members for them and then make some to bring when we all have Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinner.
Here's mine

2 cups sugar
1/2 cup milk
1 1/3 cups of peanut butter
1 jar (7 ounces) Marshmallow creme

In a saucepan, bring sugar and milk to a boil: boil for 3 minutes. Add peanut butter and marshmallow creme: mix well.
Quickly pour into a buttered 8 in square pan: chill until set. Cut into squares.

Yeild: 3-4 dozen depending our small you cut your squares. some for the rest of the family ;)


janalyn 11-11-2008 11:09 PM


AJR65 11-12-2008 04:17 AM

Lori your sounds absolutly jummy wonder if it taste as wel with Ameretto. Got about 3 bottles in my cabinet :D

LilGuysMomma 11-12-2008 07:00 AM

My DH has never met a peanut butter fudge he didn't like...Hey Tammy, your's looks easy enough. I'm thinking I'll give that a shot for Thanksgiving.


Lori11941 11-12-2008 07:07 AM

Ooh, that peanut butter fudge looks yummy too!

JanW. 11-12-2008 11:32 PM

Another Peanut Butter Fudge recipe
Peanut butter Fudge

3 cups sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
3/4 cup butter or margerine
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup peanut butter
1 - 7 oz. jar marshmallow fluff
1 tsp vanilla

Combine sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt.

Bring to a full boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat.

Add vanilla, marshmallow fluff and peanut butter; stirring until smooth and dull.

Spread into a foil lined 9 x 13 inch pan, chilling until firm.

makes 2 1/4 lbs.

kimberkatt 11-17-2008 02:37 PM

Okay, I have an awesome fudge recipe that I found a few years back on the Taste of Home website! It was an instant hit & everyone begs me to make it every year now! :p Something different than all the "chocolate" varieties!

White Chocolate Peppermint Fudge:

1 1/2 tsp. softened butter
1/4 cup softened butter
2 cups sugar
1/2 cup sour cream
12 squares (1oz ea) white baking chocolate, chopped
1 jar (7oz) marshmallow creme
1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy
1/2 tsp peppermint extract

Line a 9" square pan with foil. Grease the foil with the 1 1/2 tsp softened butter. In a large saucepan, combine sugar, sour cream & remaining butter. Cook & stir over med. heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a rapid boil and cook & stir about 5 min. until it gets to the soft-ball stage (candy thermometer reads 234). Remove from heat, stir in white chocolate & marshmallow creme until melted. Fold in peppermint candy & extract. Pour into prepared pan and chill until firm. Use foil to lift fudge from pan, peel foil away from fudge & cut into squares. Yields 2 pounds of fudge!

It's soooo delicious & light! And it's only 40 calories & 1 gram of fat per 1" square!! I love peppermint around the holidays!! And, just to let you know, I never use a candy thermometer... I don't even know what it is!! LOL! I just eyeball it! My only suggestion is to really crush up that peppermint candy (I used a ziploc baggie & rolling pin!), it's no fun biting into a big chunk of hard candy in the soft fudge! :p

Enjoy! :D

janalyn 11-19-2008 09:35 AM

OMG Kim that sounds fantastic!! The gang is coming to my house for Thanksgiving this year - it is also DD's birthday - and this would be a great treat!!! ALL of these recipes sound heavenly!!!! :D :p

Lori11941 11-19-2008 11:16 AM

Ooh, I want to try Kim's fudge!!

kimberkatt 11-19-2008 02:01 PM

Okay, I gotta tell ya this...

Last year my Aunt got a fondue maker for Christmas, one of those fountain thingy's, and had the chocolate fondue going when we got there. So we dipped this fudge in the fondue and O - M - G!!! It was soooo delicious! I had made 6 pounds of fudge (very large family!) and it was all gone in about a half hour! LOL! The fudge is so light it doesn't really make your stomach sick if you eat too much! hahaha... :p

darlingina 11-19-2008 02:26 PM

These all sound great! Thanks so much for sharing. My boys have a youth league bowling holiday bake sale coming up and last year fudge was a big hit, so I'm gonna try some of these recipes out for that.
Happy Holidays!

janalyn 11-19-2008 07:46 PM

Here is an interesting fudge recipe to try!

Dr Ron's Never Fail Fudge
4 sticks butter, cut in pieces
1lb Velvetta Cheese, cut in pieces
1 Tbl vanilla extract
1 C cocoa
4lbs powdered sugar
chopped nuts (optional)

In a large pan melt the butter. Add the cheese pieces and mix until melted together. Turn off heat. Stir in cocoa until smooth; add vanilla. With a very heavy spoon or a heavy duty mixer, stir in the powered sugar a little at a time. Add nuts if desired; pour into buttered pan (recipe says 3 pie pans). Refrigerate overnight for best results. Makes 6lbs.

boo.6204 03-10-2011 08:08 AM

Re: Share Your Favorite Fudge Recipe
I've always wanted to make fudge but I only like the plain old vanilla style. Does anyone have a recipe for that??

kimberkatt 03-10-2011 08:52 AM

Re: Share Your Favorite Fudge Recipe

Originally Posted by boo.6204 (Post 92916)
I've always wanted to make fudge but I only like the plain old vanilla style. Does anyone have a recipe for that??

WHAT?!?!?! You don't do chocolate?!?!? :eek: :eek:

I don't like the white fudge, I prefer Peanut Butter Fudge.... YUM!!!! :DD

And, I'm no cook.... so, uh... you don't want my recipes! :l

boo.6204 03-10-2011 01:32 PM

Re: Share Your Favorite Fudge Recipe
I lurve chocolate my dear, its right up there with heaven and high heels BUT I only really like regular fudge and I wanna make some so I can feast late into the night while I'm all alone in the dark playing in my PS where no one can see me stuff my face OR try to steal it from me hehe so send in the recipes, just omit the peanut butter and other stuff ;)

kimberkatt 03-10-2011 01:46 PM

Re: Share Your Favorite Fudge Recipe
I have some recipe's for fudge, but I've never tried them... I'm too scared! lol My Mom actually makes this awesome Peppermint fudge around the holiday's that I LOVE! It's white chocolate & finely crushed up candy canes (so fine it's like mint-dust) and they are heavenly! But, I am a disaster in the Kitchen, I guess my Easy Bake Oven didn't count when I was younger! :rolleyes: I can bake w/ no problem, but when it comes to using those things on top of the stove, I'm a bloomin' idiot! And there you have it! ;) :DD

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