Easy No-Fail Chocolate Fudge (No Thermometer)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

I have made this many times it's an wonderful easy fudge to make and no a candy thermometer needed, this is rich so a small piece goes a long way, this freezes well:)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line a 8-inch square pan with foil.
  2. In a heavy-duty sauce pan, combine sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt; bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Boil stirring constantly for 4-5 minutes (this must be timed nothing less than 4 minutes!).
  4. Remove from heat; stir in the marshmallows, chocolate chips and vanilla, stirring vigorously until marshmallows are completely dissolves.
  5. Stir in nuts.
  6. Pour mixture into prepared foil-lined pan.
  7. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm.
  8. Lift from pan (with foil) remove foil; cut in squares.


Most Helpful

Crazy good and crazy easy. This was my first attempt at fudge and it worked so well I made another batch

Mud Squirrel December 24, 2009

Followed the recipe to the letter. Didn't set up right,hard and grainy.

jamie 8371 December 22, 2009

I have NEVER made fudge before and last evening I made 4 batches with this recipe and they all came out fantastic! This recipe was so easy! Just be sure to follow it exactly. I made 4 different kinds, plain chocolate, chocolate toffee, chocolate peppermint, and peanut butter.

jkitty :-) December 24, 2013

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