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Four-Chip Fudge Recipe

Four-Chip Fudge Recipe

I stir up this wonderful creamy fudge every Christmas. My friend Marlene gave me the recipe years ago, and I've passed it on to everyone who tries it. Flavored with four different kinds of chips, this is the best fudge I've ever tasted! -Delores Wigginton, Prudenville, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling YIELD:117 servings


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons plus 3/4 cup butter, divided
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
  • 1 package (10 ounces) peanut butter chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts


  • 1. Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and grease the foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons of butter; set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, melt the remaining butter over low heat. Add the next six ingredients. Cook and stir constantly until smooth. (Mixture will first appear separated; continue stirring until fully blended). Remove from the heat; stir in the marshmallow creme and extracts until well blended. Stir in nuts.
  • 2. Spread into prepared pan. Refrigerate until set. Lift out of pan and remove foil; cut into squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 4-1/2 pounds.

Reviews for Four-Chip Fudge

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suekg 219302
Reviewed Jan. 30, 2015

"Everyone loved it, more than enough to share"

punky4640 82763
Reviewed Nov. 18, 2014

"I have made this fudge as gifts for over 8 yrs and the friend who gave it to me passed on...I have spent three hrs searching for this in my books and then went on this thing and there it thankful as its a real ez one to make and makes a huge pan... Delicious , fast and GREAT!"

Judyloveschocolate 104570
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"This is the easiest, tastiest and best fudge recipe ever! I have been making this for work for 8-10 years, since the recipe was published. Now my company is closing this Christmas and everyone is requesting this fudge "One more time"! It is a Christmas tradition and so good. I stretch mine by putting it in a 15" cookie sheet. Depending on how you cut, you can get over 100 pieces. Not too thick. Love it!"

nleather 82762
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2012

"I make these every year as they have become a Christmas tradition in my house. They are absolutely delicious and I do not change a thing!"

shawnrochford 83403
Reviewed May. 31, 2012

"Hands down the BEST fudge ever!!! I am "famous" for this fudge. I take it to my kids school and they LOVE it!! Super easy to make too! Sometimes I add a bag of butter brickle chips for fun."

nnance 130644
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2011

"This is the best fudge recipe I have found in along time. I work for a school system and take it to work and the principals and staff all love it."

mom2boys77 40228
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2011

"I've made this fudge for at least 5 years if not 6-7 years! :) We love it!!!"

TXArmyWife 83400
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2011

"We've made it every year since 2005. Made some for my family one year - my little brother found the tin and made off with it. lol No one else got any. Making some JUST for him this year. :) THANK YOU to whoever shared the recipe originally!"

fishwoman 91370
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2011

"Definitely the best and smoothest fudge around!!! Making it for years! Don't remember where I got the recipe, so if someone could help with a year/date they started I'd be appreciative!"

susyq69 204695
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2010

"My husband found this recipe at his mother's house while reading your magizine. We have made it every year for years now and give it away for Christmas presents. Our friends cannot wait for Christmas to recieve this fudge everyone loves it. We made 5 batches this year and more and more people are still asking for more. Seems as if we can't make enough."

Daisy Dew 120827
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

"This smelled so good while it was cooking! It's very airy after everything melts together. The marshmallow fluff really makes it lighter. Delicious and different."

Judyloveschocolate 40227
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2010

"I make this fudge for my coworkers, church, friends and family. Everyone who tries it, loves it and ask for the recipe. MY FAVORITE."

jlcarter1975 104367
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2010

"I make this every year for my husband at Christmastime. It is his absoulute favorite. It is a great tasting fudge."

GrandmaGlenis 104316
Reviewed Dec. 7, 2010

"This recipe has been used in my family for years and is our favorite"

grandmaduck21 53124
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2010

"have been making this since i got the magazine i try to make it every year"

jafisher 120825
Reviewed Aug. 20, 2010

"This fudge is a non-negotiable family tradition at our home. I make a batch at the beginning of December and another one closer to Christmas Day. I love that it is easy - just melt and mix and still so delicious! The 2 non-chocolate chips as well as the almond extract make it very unique without being weird!"

2vibes 41912
Reviewed Jan. 28, 2010

"I made this fudge for Christmas a few years back and my father-in-law raved about it every time he took a piece. Anything that makes him that happy is a definite repeat. Since then it is a family request at all times of the year."

rivie 91368
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2009

"this is the best fudge i have ever had and im 55 years beats fantasy fudge and any other fudge recipe. of five stars it gets a ten"

itsmet 91367
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2009

"I was looking in my old Taste of Home magazines for recipes for a Christmas party I am hosting and found this one. I'm just sorry I didn't make it when I got the December/January 2002 issue which had this recipe in it. This was excellent and easy to make. My family tried it and loved it. I hope I still have some for my party!"

amos319 33738
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2009

"This is the most wonderful fudge you will ever put in your mouth! It's now my favorite recipe, and I make it every holiday season. (sometimes even during the rest of the year as well) Also, its the easiest fudge recipe you will ever find. You can't go wrong!!"

Mrs_T 40226
Reviewed Dec. 4, 2009

"We love this fudge. It is so quick and easy yet so delicious. And it makes a nice large batch so there is plenty to share and give away. This is an every-Christmas favorite with our family!"

EKM1950 98744
Reviewed Dec. 2, 2009

"This is easy to make and delicious. Even with all those chips, the fudge doesn't taste overly sweet. No one can resist this fudge."

Jellybean 40220
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2008

"I have made this fudge the last two Christmases and plan to make it again this year. I love the wonderful blend of flavors and so has everyone I have given it to as a gift.

L. Brown"

fishermomma 130643
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2008

"I've been making this fudge every Christmas since I first saw it in Taste of Home and tried it. My son now starts requesting it for Christmas before Thanksgiving. I love it because it's easy and just different enough to be special while staying a fudge favorite."

Barney L Burns Jr 34764
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2008

"The recipe is so easy but delicious. I would like to add vanilla chips to my next batch. Will I have to modify the other recipe ingredients to make it work. Cooking is chemistry and sometimes I an a dope about. Anyone out there can you help."

JenniferW 204694
Reviewed Sep. 30, 2008

"My husband and I made this FABULOUS fudge 2 years ago at Christmas, and when we took it to my parents house, my (at the time) 18 year old brother took one bite, grabbed the container and took it upstairs to his room. No one else got any. :)"

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