Foolproof Chocolate Fudge

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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.

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Servings:
32
Yield:
2 pounds

Ingredients

  • 3 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips

  • 1 (14 ounce) can EAGLE BRAND® Sweetened Condensed Milk

  • 1 dash Dash salt

  • ¾ cup chopped nuts

  • 1 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  1. In heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and salt. Remove from heat; stir in nuts (optional) and vanilla.

  2. Spread evenly into wax-paper-lined 8- or 9-inch square pan. Chill 2 hours or until firm.

  3. Life fudge out of pan and place onto cutting board; peel off paper and cut into squares. Store covered in refrigerator.

Variations

Creamy Dark Chocolate Fudge: Melt 2 cups miniature marshmallows with chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk. Proceed as above.

Milk Chocolate Fudge: Omit 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. Add 1 cup milk chocolate chips. Proceed as above.

Rocky Road Fudge: Omit 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips, salt, nuts and vanilla. In saucepan, melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and 2 tablespoons butter or margarine. In large bowl, combine 2 cups dry-roasted peanuts and 1 (10 1/2-ounce) package miniature marshmallows. Stir in chocolate mixture. Spread in wax paper-lined 13x9-inch pan. Proceed as above. (Makes about 2 3/4 pounds)

Microwave: In 1-quart glass measure, combine chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and salt. Cook on HIGH (100% power) 3 minutes or until chips melt, stirring after 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Proceed as above.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

146 Calories
7g Fat
14g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 146
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 31mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 13g
Protein 2g
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 74mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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