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Almond Cherry Fudge Recipe

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Cooked in the microwave, this fast fudge is a sweet addition to any holiday gathering. “I make this when I need a quick treat for a school party or to take to a neighbor,” says Shellie Tucker from Hendersonville, Tennessee.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:64 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 64 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped almonds
  • 1/2 cup red candied cherries, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 55 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 9mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, trace fiber), 1g protein

Directions

  1. Line an 8-in. square pan with foil and grease the foil; set aside. In a microwave, melt chocolate chips and milk on high for about 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in the almonds, cherries and extract. Spread into prepared pan. Cover and chill for 2 hours or until set.
  2. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 1 pound.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Almond Cherry Fudge in Quick Cooking November/December 2005, p16


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Donut Queen
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2016

"Amazing! And super easy to make too!"

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annrms
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2015

"Easy and fantastic! I used Craisins instead of cherries. Definitely a keeper!"

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PenelopeWin
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2014

"This recipe was so easy and very delicious. The hardest part was cutting up the cherries. I don't know why but I didn't think this was going to work or even be good. WOW was I wrong. I will make this every year at Christmas from now on."

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parksville
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2012

"Delicious fudge and so easy to make. Addictive! A keeper recipe."

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rita bradley
Reviewed Nov. 24, 2012

"my grandaughter and i made this yesterday. delicious. we went exactly by the recipe and it would not sit up hard. was in fridge for 4 hrs. finally put in freezer. anyone know what we did wron. want to make more. thanks!"

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LeahsMommy
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2012

"This was so good and so easy to make! Tasted like my fav chocolate covered cherries!"

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Cornwall
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2012

"I hate to have this around as I just keep eating it!! Very good."

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klore
Reviewed May. 26, 2011

"Taste Great and so easy to make."

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mamax3
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2010

"This is, by far, the easiest fudge recipe I've ever made. I just made my first batch this morning, and it's so delicious that I'm making another batch in a few minutes!"

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Ron07
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2010

"i am going to make it and let you know , ihave never made candy before but i do like fudge"

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