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No-Fail Fudge Recipe

No-Fail Fudge Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:64 servings

Ingredients

  • 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 vanilla extract
  • 1 cup M&M's minis

Directions

  • 1. 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.
  • 2. 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.