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Simple Homemade Chocolate Fudge Recipe


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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.

Makes 36 Squares of Homemade Chocolate Fudge

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


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


Combine the chocolate chips and condensed milk in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook stirring until the chocolate has melted. Remove from heat; add in the vanilla, butter, salt, and stir until the mixture is smooth.

Line a 9-inch square baking dish with plastic wrap. Pour the fudge into the dish, spread evenly, and smooth the surface with a spatula. Refrigerate until firm, at least one hour. Turn out of the pan, remove the plastic and cut into squares.
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