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Surprise Fudge

Santa himself would never guess that the secret ingredient in this amazingly smooth and creamy fudge is cheese! The recipe is simply delicious and is my husband's Yuletide favorite.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 25 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    About 2 pounds


  • 8 ounces process cheese (Velveeta), cubed
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 3-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa


  • In a small saucepan, cook and stir the cheese and butter over medium heat until melted. Remove from the heat; stir in the vanilla and nuts. In a bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar and cocoa. Add the cheese mixture and beat until combined (mixture will be stiff). Spread until a greased 9-in. square pan. Refrigerate until firm. Cut into squares. Store in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 57 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 34mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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