Foolproof Chocolate Fudge

“This classic and truly foolproof fudge recipe will be a favorite for years to come. Try one of our suggested variations or personalize the fudge by adding your favorite ingredients to the basic recipe. Fudge also makes a great homemade gift to share with family and friends.”
READY IN:
15mins
SERVES:
24
YIELD:
2 pounds
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate chips with EAGLE BRAND® and salt.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in nuts (optional) and vanilla.
  3. Spread evenly into wax paper lined 8- or 9-inch square pan.
  4. Chill 2 hours or until firm.
  5. Turn fudge onto cutting board; peel off paper and cut into squares.
  6. Store covered in refrigerator.
  7. Notes: Microwave:.
  8. In 1-quart glass measure, combine chocolate chips with EAGLE BRAND® and salt.
  9. Cook on HIGH (100% power) 3 minutes or until chips melt, stirring after 1 1/2 minutes.
  10. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  11. Proceed as above.
  12. Variations:
  13. Creamy Dark Chocolate Fudge:
  14. Melt 2 cups miniature marshmallows with chocolate chips and EAGLE BRAND®.
  15. Proceed as above.
  16. Milk Chocolate Fudge: Omit 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips.
  17. Add 1 cup milk chocolate chips. Proceed as above.
  18. Rocky Road Fudge:
  19. Omit 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, salt, nuts and vanilla.
  20. In saucepan, melt chocolate chips with EAGLE BRAND® and 2 tablespoons butter or margarine.
  21. In large bowl, combine 2 cups dry-roasted peanuts and 1 (10 1/2-ounce) package miniature marshmallows.
  22. Stir in chocolate mixture.
  23. Spread in wax paper-lined 13x9-inch pan. Proceed as above. (Makes about 2 3/4 pounds).

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