Betty Crockers' Boys and Girls Cookbook - Fudge!! Longmeadow

READY IN: 2hrs 20mins
Recipe by Andi of Longmeadow

Chocolate fudge that comes from the dog-eared pages of this cookbook. To this day, my family can down a whole pan of these before they have completely set. Yummy, especially licking the bowl. *Please Note*, add extra milk (a teaspoon at a time) if mixture is to thick. Time includes setting time, that is; if this fudge makes it that long. Exceptional tasting for a simple recipe, and easy for your children to make too.

Top Review by cnhoke

Responding to Bonnie G from last December. Tips that might help alleviate graininess (I've had that problem). Cut boiling to 1 minute(later versions do that). Use less confectioners sugar. Sifted 3 cups is less than unsifted. Less sugar also cuts down on the sweetness factor. I have made this fudge more times than I want to admit since I got this cookbook when it first came out in 1957. Each time it is a little different in final texture but still very good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar and cocoa in a saucepan.
  2. Stir in butter, milk, and light corn syrup.
  3. Bring to boil. Boil 3 minutes stirring constantly. Take from heat.
  4. Immediately add confectioners' sugar, vanilla, and chopped nuts (if using).
  5. Stir until sugar is completely blended. Turn into 8 inch square pan and pat out with fingers. Cool. Cut into squares.

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