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No-Fail Fudge

 No-Fail Fudge
Our family is very active in our county fair. This fudge was the only fair entry not to melt in the 100°-plus weather we had that year.—Jeannie De Vries, Martinton, Illinois
64 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling


  • 1 teaspoon plus 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 3-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1 cup M&M's minis


  • Line an 8-in. square pan with foil and greased the foil with 1
  • teaspoon butter; set aside. In a large bowl, combine the
  • confectioners' sugar, cocoa and salt. Melt remaining butter; add
  • milk and vanilla. Stir into sugar mixture until blended; whisk until
  • smooth. Stir in M&M's. Immediately spread into prepared pan.
  • Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.
  • Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut fudge into 1-in.
  • squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  • Yield: 1-1/2 pounds.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 piece) equals 59 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 25 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.