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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


  • 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


  • 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 piece: 59 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 25mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein .

Reviews for No-Fail Fudge

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MY REVIEW 216341
Reviewed Dec. 30, 2014

"It was quick easy & delicious. Also, i'd like to suggest that toh design an app for android tablets & phones. It would be awesome for fans and easier to access on a tablet."

T.B 115046
Reviewed Nov. 13, 2014

"I was wondering if the fudge i supposed to turn out softer than normal,mine did. I was wondering if there is any way to fix it? (tastes awesome though)"

scorpiogirl64 87611
Reviewed Nov. 12, 2014

"very easy to make and so good!! i omitted the candy pieces and instead sprinkled the top with crushed peppermint candies. will make again!"

BonnieBryant 58805
Reviewed Dec. 9, 2010

"Easy to make and so easy to eat, yummy. I omitted the candies as the fudge is plenty sweet on its own. Everyone really enjoyed this treat."

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