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Ghirardelli Classic Fudge

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This classic fudge recipe combines four simple ingredients to make a rich, decadent, and chocolaty dessert."
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2 h 10 m servings 125
Original recipe yields 25 servings (25 pieces)


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  1. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with waxed paper.
  2. Place chocolate chips, bittersweet chocolate, and sweetened condensed milk in a double boiler over barely simmering water.
  3. Stir mixture occasionally until the chocolate has melted. Stir in vanilla extract and nuts.
  4. Spread fudge evenly in prepared baking pan. Refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm. Cut when cool and firm. Store uncovered in the refrigerator.


  • Cook's Note:
  • You can substitute pecans with walnuts if you like.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 125 calories; 8.5 14.2 1.9 2 8 Full nutrition

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Normally fudge is too rich & sweet for me but this semi-sweet & 60% cacao combination with only 1/2 cup of sweetened condensed milk & lots of pecans was to die for!

Used 2 tbl Hershey's cocoa powder and only 2 tsp vanilla. So delicious, and very quick to make!