Philly Fudge

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Bev I Am

Fudge is not a twentieth-century invention, but fast fudge is. This recipe, an adaptation of the famous uncooked fudge developed by Philadelphia Brand Cream Cheese, became popular shortly after World War II, is as foolproof as it is fast. And it never turns gritty. From American Century Cookbook.

Top Review by LisaD

My mom always makes this at Christmas and I can't stop myself from eating it. Thanks for posting this recipe, I never seem to be able to keep up with my copy from my mom.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Butter 9x9x2" baking pan well, set aside.
  2. Melt chocolate chips in double boiler over hot, not boiling, water.
  3. Blend cream cheese and milk in large electric mixer bowl, beating at high speed until smooth.
  4. Add powdered sugar, 1/2 cup at a time, and beat at low speed until creamy.
  5. Blend in melted chocolate chips, vanilla and salt, beating until smooth.
  6. Stir in pecans.
  7. Press mixture into pan, cover with plastic wrap, and chill over night or until firm.
  8. Cut into 1 1/4" squares.

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