Easy Holiday Fudge Recipe

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Easy Holiday Fudge Recipe
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Easy Holiday Fudge Recipe

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A friend shared this quick and easy candy recipe with me. The holidays wouldn't be the same without it.
MAKES:
81 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES:
81 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

Line a 9-in.-square baking pan with foil. Grease foil with butter; set aside.
Combine milk and chips in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute; stir. Cook 30-60 seconds longer, stirring every 30 seconds, or until chips are melted. Stir in the pecans, raisins and vanilla. Transfer to prepared pan. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Gently peel off foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 2-1/2 pounds.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Easy Holiday Fudge in Simple & Delicious December/January 2013, p71

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 82 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 3mg cholesterol, 12mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 fat, 1/2 starch.

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  1. Line a 9-in.-square baking pan with foil. Grease foil with butter; set aside.
  2. Combine milk and chips in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 minute; stir. Cook 30-60 seconds longer, stirring every 30 seconds, or until chips are melted. Stir in the pecans, raisins and vanilla. Transfer to prepared pan. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  3. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Gently peel off foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 2-1/2 pounds.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Easy Holiday Fudge in Simple & Delicious December/January 2013, p71

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pajamaangel User ID: 1603339 215771
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2014

"This is a nice, easy recipe. I had to leave out the nuts and raisins for my children, but still a delicious smooth fudge."

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homemadewithlove User ID: 4311884 209365
Reviewed Feb. 15, 2013

"I made the Rocky Road recipe. easy to prepare and received rave reviews! Rich flavor and makes a beautiful gift."

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