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Dairy State Fudge Recipe

Dairy State Fudge Recipe

I grew up on a dairy farm in Wisconsin, so it's only natural I have a lot of recipes that use dairy ingredients. Our farm also had a lot of hickory trees, so we always made this fudge with hickory nuts. I make this candy nearly every Christmas. You'll find it's hard to eat just one piece.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:64 servings


  • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons butter (no substitutes)
  • 2 pounds white almond bark, broken into small pieces
  • 1 to 1-1/2 cups chopped pecans, walnuts or hickory nuts


  • 1. In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy; set aside. In the top of a double boiler, melt butter. Add almond bark; heat and stir until melted and smooth. Pour over the cream cheese; beat until smooth and glossy, about 7-10 minutes. Stir in nuts. Pour into a greased 9-in. square pan. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 64 pieces (about 1 inch).

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 108 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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Reviewed Dec. 9, 2013

"This is not very good fudge. It is creamy but tasteless. There is no sugar or vanilla extract present in the recipe. If you are going to make this take my advice and add at least 1-2 cups of sugar and 1 to 2 tsp. of vanilla and/or 1/2 tsp. of almond extract."

Reviewed Dec. 27, 2011

"I tried this first over Christmas at my sister's--she'd make it. It was delicious and highly complimented by many attending. I was delighted to find out it was a taste of home recipe since I could get right on here and save a copy. I may make it for Valentine's Day for my family! Yum :)"

Reviewed Dec. 15, 2010

"I cut this recipe out of Country years ago and have used it dozens of times, mostly around the holidays. It's always a favorite of my family as well as friends who get a candy tray from me. I 've given out the recipe many times. I usually double it in a 9x13 pan. I prefer smooth and melty chips for the white chocolate. Great recipe!"

Reviewed Jan. 8, 2010

"My whole family loved this fudge. It is rich , but very good. Very easy to make."

Reviewed Aug. 11, 2009

"This is wonderful fudge!"

Reviewed Sep. 3, 2008

"Re: Dairy State Fudge We just got back from Wisconsin and needless to say, came home with alot of cheese! After stuffing myself with fresh curds, I hop on line and find this great recipe!!!! Thanks so much I am making this for Thanksgiving for my cream cheese loving family of 18. Hal47"

Reviewed Dec. 23, 2007

"i will try this i like new recipes thank you"

Reviewed Dec. 16, 2007

"Sounds wonderful!  I have added it to my recipes!  Thanks!"

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