The 11 Best-Loved Fudge Recipes

Fudge is so versatile, it's the perfect candy for experimentation! This list of fudge recipes contains everything from classic chocolate fudge to more creative flavors like the orange creamsicle and key lime pie. Try one of these favorite fudge recipes today. 

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    Easy Walnut Fudge

    Old Fashioned Chocolate Nut Fudge
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    The plain name of this fudge belies its fabulous taste. The ingredients and procedure are simple, but the final taste is rich and complex. This is our favorite fudge to give as holiday gifts and to make anytime our friends or family need a little pick-me-up.

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    Cappuccino Fudge

    Cappuccino fudge

     

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    Bring a taste of the coffee shop to your candy-making with this recipe for cappuccino fudge! This white chocolate-based fudge has a robust coffee flavor and a beautiful swirled pattern that mimics the steamed milk swirls in a cappuccino.

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    Microwave Fudge

    Microwave Fudge

    The Spruce

    Microwave fudge is an easy recipe that comes together in a snap. A few ingredients and a microwave are all that's required to make this rich, creamy fudge. Try it with different kinds of chocolate, or add your favorite mix-ins to make a completely customized fudge!

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    White Chocolate Fudge

    White Chocolate Fudge
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    This is the only white chocolate fudge recipe you’ll ever need! It doesn’t require special equipment or extended beating, it always sets up, and it’s not too cloyingly sweet. This is our go-to recipe whenever we need white chocolate fudge, and we use it as a base for countless other recipes. Try adding different flavored extracts, or other mix-ins, to make this fudge your own.

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    Ice Cream Fudge

    Ice Cream Fudge

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Ice cream fudge is an incredible fudge recipe made with only two ingredients: ice cream and chocolate! Yes, you mix the ice cream right into the fudge—we told you it was incredible! For an extra treat, try using ice cream with mix-ins like nuts, candy bits, or cookie dough—they make the final fudge even tastier.

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    Peanut Butter Fudge

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Bars

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Peanut butter is the star ingredient in this five-star rated recipe for easy, chocolate-free fudge. Try using chunky peanut butter if you’d like an extra crunch.

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    Key Lime Pie Fudge

    Key Lime Pie Fudge

    Elizabeth LaBau

    This Key Lime pie fudge recipe takes the classic flavors of key lime pie and recreates them in fudge form. Creamy white chocolate fudge, flavored with lime zest and fresh lime juice, sits atop a crunchy graham cracker crumb crust.

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    Orange Creamsicle Fudge

    Orange Creamsicle Fudge

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Turn your favorite popsicle into a candy! Orange creamsicle fudge features swirls of sweet white chocolate fudge mixed with bright, fragrant orange-flavored fudge.

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    Root Beer Float Fudge

    Root Beer Float Fudge
    Elizabeth LaBau

    Root Beer float fudge is a beautiful swirled fudge flavored like root beer and vanilla ice cream! Your taste buds won’t believe this combination of smooth, sweet vanilla fudge and unmistakable root beer flavor.

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    Swirled Nutella Fudge

    Swirled Nutella Fudge

    Elizabeth LaBau

    Swirled Nutella fudge is an easy 3-ingredient fudge with the delicious chocolate-hazelnut taste of Nutella and a beautiful swirled design. You can change this recipe by substituting other spreads, like peanut butter, chocolate almond butter, or cookie butter, in place of the Nutella.

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    Cookies and Cream Fudge

    Cookies and Cream Fudge

     Elizabeth LaBau

    This fudge combines the great taste of Oreo cookies with a creamy white chocolate fudge base. You can mix it up and add different flavors of Oreos (mint, peanut butter, etc) to make this fudge really extraordinary.