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Easy Chocolate Fudge cut in cubes and on a red plate
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4.62 from 13 votes

The Best Homemade Fudge

Fudge is definitely one of my favorite holiday treats and this easy fudge recipe is dangerously delicious!
Prep Time6 hrs 10 mins
Total Time6 hrs 9 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy, chocolate, fudge
Servings: 1 oz
Calories: 120kcal


  • 12 oz package of Ghirardelli's semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 7 oz jar of marshmallow cream
  • 12 oz can of evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 4 cups of sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla


  • Butter the bottom and sides of a 9x13 pan.
  • Combine chocolate chips and marshmallow cream in LARGE bowl. Set aside.
  • Combine butter, sugar and milk in a large pan on the stove, stirring occasionally until it boils.
  • Once it boils, stir constantly for 7 minutes.
  • Add vanilla to the butter and pour over chocolate chip/marshmallow mixture. Beat with large spoon until creamy. Add nuts or candy cane, optional.
  • Let cool at room temperature for 15 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate 6 hours. Keep refrigerated.
  • Cut into cubes, serve and enjoy!


VARIATIONS: Add two cups of peanuts, almonds or walnuts for some crunch. Instead of adding the vanilla, add mint extract and then add 1 cup of chopped candy canes


Calories: 120kcal