- 2 teaspoons plus 1 cup butter, divided
- 4 cups sugar
- 1 cup 2% milk
- 25 large marshmallows
- 1 package (11-1/2 ounces) milk chocolate chips
- 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Decorating icing and sprinkles, optional
- Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil; grease the foil with 2 teaspoons butter.
- In a large heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, milk and remaining butter. Bring to a rapid boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook, without stirring, for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
- Stir in marshmallows until melted. Add all chocolate; stir until melted. Stir in vanilla. Immediately spread into prepared pan; cool for 1 hour.
- Score into 1-in. squares. Refrigerate, covered, for 3 hours or until firm. Using foil, lift out fudge. Remove foil; cut fudge. Store between layers of waxed paper in airtight containers. Decorate as desired. Yield: 3 pounds (117 pieces).
Reviews for Mackinac Fudge
"This recipe is a variation of the Fantasy Fudge Recipe (only more complicated) that you can find on the jet-puff marshmallow creme jar. It is what is called a no fail recipe. I am pretty sure that the actual Mackinac Fudge is not made with marshmallows since they creme it on marble. Also, instead of milk you could use half & half for a richer fudge."
"I have this exact recipe. Mine is called "Fannie Mae Fudge" lol. It is a very good recipe and does make a lot! My recipe calls for a jelly roll pan. 15" x 10" x 1". It makes perfect size pieces when cut."
"So easy and yummy too."
"The best fudge ever!"
"This is THE best recipe for fudge I have ever made. I followed the directions exactly and it came out perfectly smooth and delicious. Be warned, though, it is addicting."
"Even though not exactly Mackinac fudge - close enough to make me happy. Grew up vacationing there my entire childhood. Live far away now - was nice to share a taste and some memories with my adult children. The platter was gone in less than 24 hours. Glad I tucked some away for Christmas day :-)"
"My first time making fudge - GREAT recipe! This is a no-brainer if you follow the instructions"
"it is truly Mackinac fudge! I used dark chocolate instead of semi-sweet - It is awesome!!"