Million-Dollar Chocolate Fudge Recipe

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Million-Dollar Chocolate Fudge Recipe
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Million-Dollar Chocolate Fudge Recipe

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As the name suggests, this candy tastes like a million bucks! The recipe came from a local cooking show, which aired in the 1950s.
MAKES:
58 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling
MAKES:
58 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons plus 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme
  • 2 packages (4 ounces each) German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 milk chocolate candy bars with almonds (1.45 ounces each), chopped
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups chopped blanched almonds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and grease the foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, salt and remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a rapid boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
Stir in the marshmallow creme, chocolate, candy bars and chips until chocolate is melted and mixture is blended. Fold in almonds and vanilla. Immediately spread into prepared pan. Cool. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut fudge into squares. Store in a cool dry place. Yield: about 3 pounds.
Originally published as Million-Dollar Chocolate Fudge in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p105

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 104 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons plus 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 2-1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme
  • 2 packages (4 ounces each) German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 3 milk chocolate candy bars with almonds (1.45 ounces each), chopped
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups chopped blanched almonds
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and grease the foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside. In a heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, milk, salt and remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a rapid boil, stirring constantly for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat.
  2. Stir in the marshmallow creme, chocolate, candy bars and chips until chocolate is melted and mixture is blended. Fold in almonds and vanilla. Immediately spread into prepared pan. Cool. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut fudge into squares. Store in a cool dry place. Yield: about 3 pounds.
Originally published as Million-Dollar Chocolate Fudge in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2004, p105

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Kathilee5 User ID: 4269313 229790
Reviewed Jul. 19, 2015

"Excellent fudge! Why did someone leave 1 star? It states at the very top the recipe was from an old TV show. This is fudge is loved by all!"

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pbadaluco User ID: 1613552 133484
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2009

"Sounds like the fudge I make from the old Martha Dixon show in Lansing!"

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