Cranberry Nut Fudge Recipe
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Cranberry Nut Fudge Recipe

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This fast and delicious fudge recipe is Bobby Langley's favorite. "The dried cranberries give it holiday flair," says the Rocky Mount, North Carolina cook.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 + chilling
MAKES:16 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 + chilling
MAKES: 16 servings


  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 can (16 ounces) milk chocolate frosting
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 package (5 ounces) dried cranberries
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 278 calories, 14 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. Line an 8-in. square dish with foil and grease the foil with butter; set aside.
  2. In a heavy saucepan, combine frosting and chocolate chips. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until chips are melted. Stir in cranberries and nuts. Pour into prepared pan.
  3. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut the fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 2 pounds.
Originally published as Cranberry Nut Fudge in Quick Cooking November/December 2004, p6

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Reviewed Dec. 17, 2011

"This is soooo easy, and it taste soooo great! It taste like you stood over a double broiler for a hour. I made another batch with cherries, was good too. Make it you won't be sorry."

Reviewed Nov. 17, 2011

"Very quick and easy to make. Very delicious! I am going to try it with vanilla frosting, white baking chips and dried cherries next time!"

Reviewed Jul. 31, 2011

"I make this fudge every week where I volunteer, and everyone loves it, I am always asked for the recipe.........."

Reviewed Dec. 10, 2009

"Very tasty--and quick and easy to make. I also made a batch with cherry-flavored dried cranberries--both were delicious."

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