Caramel Fudge Cutouts

Want more from Genius Kitchen?

Watch on your Apple TV, Roku, or Fire TV and your iOS, Fire, or Android device.

Learn More
“What better candy to share at Christmas than fudge? This fudge can be cut with cookie cutters to present a more unique presentation to your holiday candy gifts! From Southern Living.”
16 Cutouts

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butter an aluminum foil-lined 8-inch square baking pan; set aside.
  2. Butter the inside of a large heavy saucepan.
  3. Combine sugar and cocoa in saucepan; stir in milk and corn syrup.
  4. Bring to a boil over medium-low heat, stirring constantly until sugar dissolves, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  5. Add 4 Tablespoons butter, stirring until butter melts.
  6. Cover and simmer over medium heat 3 minutes.
  7. Uncover and cook, without stirring, until candy thermometer registers 238° (about 15 minutes).
  8. Remove from heat.
  9. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter and remaining ingredients.
  10. Do not stir.
  11. Let mixture cool to 130° (about 40 minutes).
  12. Beat fudge by hand with a wooden spoon until it thickens and begins to lose its gloss (about 10 minutes).
  13. Quickly spread fudge into prepared pan; let cool completely.
  14. Lift fudge out of pan with foil; invert fudge onto a cutting board, and discard foil.
  15. Cut desired shapes using 2-inch cookie cutters, or cut fudge into 1 1/2-inch squares.

Watch more

Join the Conversation

  • all
  • reviews
  • tweaks
  • q & a