Perfect Cranberry Cashew Fudge

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Turn into a complete 'Christmas Tree Hugger' with this updated version of 'Yo Mamma's fudge.' The ultra smooth and creamy consistency of this fab fudge paired with the tart and tangy cherry-flavored dried cranberries and the tender crunch of the whole cashews makes this treat one more reason to leave the decorations up all year long. Merry Christmas all year long!

1
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 15 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
1 8-inch pan

Ingredients

  • 1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • 1 cup salted whole cashews

  • ½ cup cherry-flavored dried cranberries

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Line an 8-inch square pan with aluminum foil or waxed paper.

  2. Combine marshmallow creme, sugar, evaporated milk, butter, and salt together in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook for exactly 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in milk chocolate chips and semisweet chocolate chips until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.

  3. Fold cashews and dried cranberries into the chocolate mixture; stir in vanilla extract. Pour mixture into the prepared pan. Cool at room temperature or in the refrigerator until firm, 2 hours. Cut into 1-inch squares.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

248 Calories
12g Fat
36g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 248
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 6g 31%
Cholesterol 11mg 4%
Sodium 135mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 30g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 40mg 3%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 77mg 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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