Simple Homemade Chocolate Fudge

Chocolate fudge

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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 36 squares (36 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
71 Calories
4g Fat
8g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 36 squares (36 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 71
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Protein 1g
Calcium 36mg 3%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Making your own homemade chocolate fudge is fun and easy, and you can customize the recipe in so many ways. Use this basic chocolate fudge recipe, but add a handful of your favorite nuts, dried fruits, or candy pieces for your own version.


  • 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 tablespoons butter (cold)
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine the chocolate chips and condensed milk in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook stirring until the chocolate has melted.

  2. Remove from heat; add the vanilla, butter, and salt, then stir until the mixture is smooth.

  3. Line a 9-inch square baking dish with plastic wrap.

  4. Pour the fudge into the dish, spread evenly, and smooth the surface with a spatula.

  5. Refrigerate until firm, at least one hour.

  6. Turn out of the pan, remove the plastic and cut into squares.