Chocolate Covered Cherry Almond Fudge

Total Time
15mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

This is a quick fudge I altered from the Hershey's site. I think this version sets up a bit better.It is lovely and decadent. Microwave times may vary so the times are a bit vague.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 23 cup finely chopped candied cherry (fruit cake type)
  • 12 cup butter
  • 3 23 cups powdered sugar
  • 12 cup cocoa
  • 14 cup evaporated milk
  • 13 cup chopped almonds
  • 1 12 teaspoons almond extract
  • candied cherry, halves (to garnish)
  • sliced almonds (to garnish)

Directions

  1. Line 8-inch square pan with foil.
  2. In medium bowl microwave butter 1 minute on high until melted.
  3. Stir in powdered sugar, cocoa, and evaporated milk till well blended.
  4. Microwave 1 1/2 minutes.
  5. Stir vigorously.
  6. Microwave on high 30 seconds at a time until hot,slightly thickened and smooth when stirred, DO NOT BOIL.
  7. Stir in almonds chopped cherries and extract.
  8. Spread into prepared pan.
  9. Garnish with cherry halves and almond slices.
  10. Cover, refrigerate till firm.
  11. Remove foil.
  12. Cut into squares.
  13. Serve cold, refrigerate leftover fudge.