Nana’s Rocky Road Fudge

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. Cook: 5 min. + chilling


about 2-1/2 pounds (48 pieces)

Updated: Dec. 21, 2023
We make rocky road-style fudge every Christmas, but why wait until the holidays for a recipe this good? —Ashley Berry, Montgomery Village, Maryland
Nana's Rocky Road Fudge Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1-1/2 teaspoons plus 1 tablespoon butter, divided
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups salted peanuts, plus more for topping
  • 1 package (10 ounces) miniature marshmallows, plus more for topping


  1. Line a 13x9-in. baking pan with foil, letting ends extend over sides by 1 in. Grease the foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, combine chocolate chips, milk and the remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is smooth. Remove from the heat; stir in 2 cups peanuts. Place marshmallows in a large bowl; add chocolate mixture and stir well. Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle with additional peanuts and marshmallows. Refrigerate until firm.
  3. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Cut into 1-1/2-in. squares.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 153 calories, 8g fat (4g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 39mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 3g protein.