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Foolproof Chocolate Fudge Recipe
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Foolproof Chocolate Fudge Recipe

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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min.
MAKES:72 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5 min.
MAKES: 72 servings


  • 3 cups (18 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Dash salt
  • 1/2 to 1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  1. LINE 8- or 9-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan.
  2. MELT chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and salt in heavy saucepan over low heat. Remove from heat. Stir in nuts and vanilla. Spread evenly into prepared pan.
  3. CHILL 2 hours or until firm. Remove from pan by lifting edges of foil. Cut into squares. Yield: About 2 pounds.
Combine chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and salt in 1-quart glass measure. Cook on HIGH (100% power) 3 minutes or until chips are melted, stirring after 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Proceed as above.

CREAMY DARK CHOCOLATE FUDGE: Melt 2 cups miniature marshmallows with chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk. Proceed as above.

MILK CHOCOLATE FUDGE: Omit 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. Add 1 cup milk chocolate chips. Proceed as above.

CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CHIP GLAZED FUDGE: Follow above recipe using 3/4 cup peanut butter chips instead of nuts. For glaze, melt 1/2 cup peanut butter chips with 1/2 cup heavy cream. Stir until thick and smooth. Spread over chilled fudge.
Originally published as Foolproof Chocolate Fudge Provided by Eagle Brand® 2015

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Reviewed Feb. 15, 2012

"It was good but it doesn't taste like a true chocolate fudge. It tastes more like rich chocolate candy bar because it is very chocolatey and thick but not fluffy."

Reviewed Dec. 29, 2011

"The perfect fudge!~! I used about 1/4 c. of finely chopped pecans which added visual interest and a bit of substance to the recipe. There is NO other fudge recipe."

Reviewed Nov. 24, 2011

"Great recipe. I brought it to a holiday gathering and it practically disappeared."

Reviewed Aug. 11, 2010

"My husband LOVED this fudge,it was so easy to make."

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