How to Make Extremely Easy Fudge

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Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Total: 30 mins
Servings: 25 servings

What makes this extremely easy fudge? Not only does this recipe require only 4 ingredients, but you can also melt the chocolate in the microwave. Make it for dessert or give it as a gift ​for family and friends. 


  • One 12-ounce package (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/4 cup chopped, toasted nuts*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Steps to Make It

  1. Grease a foil-lined 8-inch square pan.

  2. Conventional method: In a double boiler, melt chips and milk. Stir until smooth. Add nuts and vanilla.

  3. Microwave method: Melt chips with milk on 50 percent power, 3 to 5 minutes. Stirring once while cooking. Stir in nuts and vanilla.

  4. Pour into pan and chill until set.

* Even if pecans are your favorite nut, walnuts always seem to do better in fudge. 

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