Hershey's Chocolate Cherry Fudge

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 5 mins

Source: Hershey's website

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Line 8-inch square pan with foil.
  2. Lightly press chopped cherries between layers of paper towels to remove excess moisture.
  3. Place butter in medium microwave-safe bowl.
  4. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute or until melted; stir in powdered sugar, cocoa and evaporated milk until well blended.
  5. Microwave at HIGH 1-1/2 minutes; stir vigorously.
  6. Microwave at HIGH an additional 30 seconds at a time, until mixture is hot, slightly thickened and smooth when stirred.
  7. Do NOT boil.
  8. Stir in chopped cherries, pecans and almond extract.
  9. Spread mixture into prepared pan.
  10. Cover; refrigerate until firm.
  11. Remove foil; cut into squares.
  12. Garnish with cherry halves and slivered almonds pressed lightly onto fudge, if desired.
  13. Serve cold; refrigerate leftover fudge.
  14. NOTE: For best results, do not double this recipe.
Most Helpful

Made this as directed & used the dark cocoa & toasted pecans! Also used just the slivered almonds on top, & had some GREAT TASTING FUDGE, the kind I'd like to share with others during the winter holidays! Thanks much for posting the recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed in the All New Zaar Cookbooks Tag]

Sydney Mike November 16, 2008