Essential Fudge

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READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by A Messy Cook

A simple dark chocolate fudge that gets rave reviews wherever it goes. Lots of variation possibilities!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt chocolate and milk together in saucepan, stirring continually until smooth.
  2. Add vanilla and stir to combine.
  3. Spread in foil-lined 8x8 pan and chill until firm; turn out, peel foil away, and cut into bite-size pieces.
  4. For peanut butter fudge: drop peanut butter by tablespoons all over chocolate once spread in pan, and swirl with knife.
  5. For mint fudge: replace vanilla with peppermint extract and stir in 1 cup chopped peppermint candy before spreading in pan.
  6. For nut fudge: stir in 1 cup chopped nuts before spreading in pan.
  7. For rocky road fudge: stir in 1/2 cup chopped nuts and 1/2 cup mini marshmallows before spreading in pan.

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