Vanilla Fudge

Serves: 36
Total Calories: 136


2 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter
1 (5-ounce) can (2/3 cup) evaporated milk
1 (7-ounce) jar (2 cups) marshmallow creme
8 ounces vanilla-flavored candy coating (almond bark), cut into pieces
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3/4 cup chopped walnuts


1. Line 9-inch square or 13x9-inch pan with foil so foil extends over sides of pan butter foil. In large saucepan, combine sugar, butter and evaporated milk cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a full boil, stirring constantly. Boil over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

2. Remove saucepan from heat. Add marshmallow creme and candy coating stir until candy coating is melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in vanilla and walnuts. Pour into buttered foil-lined pan, spreading evenly. Cool 1 hour or until completely cooled.

3. Score fudge into 36 squares. Refrigerate until firm, about 30 minutes.

4. Remove fudge from pan by lifting foil remove foil from sides of fudge. With long knife, cut through scored lines. Store in refrigerator.

Nutrition Information Per Serving: Serving Size: 1 Square * Calories: 150 * Calories from Fat: 50 * % Daily Value: Total Fat: 6 g 9% * Saturated Fat: 3 g 15% * Cholesterol: 10 mg 3% * Sodium: 40 mg 2% * Total Carbohydrate: 23 g 8% * Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0% * Sugars: 21 g * Protein: 1 g * Vitamin A: 2% * Vitamin C: 0% * Calcium: 2% * Iron: 0% * Dietary Exchanges: 1 1/2 Fruit, 1 1/2 Fat or 1 1/2 Carbohydrate, 1 1/2 Fat


Christmas Fudge: Substitute 1/2 cup chopped almonds for walnuts and 1/4 teaspoon almond extract for vanilla. Stir in 1/2 cup chopped dates and 1/2 cup chopped red candied cherries with almonds and almond extract.

Eggnog Fudge: Substitute 2/3 cup eggnog for evaporated milk and 1/2 to 1 teaspoon rum extract for vanilla.

Peanut Butter Fudge: Use 6 oz. vanilla candy coating (almond bark) and add 1/2 cup peanut butter with marshmallow creme and candy coating. Substitute 3/4 cup chopped dry-roasted peanuts for walnuts.

Peppermint Candy Fudge: Substitute 1/2 cup finely crushed peppermint candy for walnuts. Omit vanilla and add desired amount of red food color with crushed candies.

Pistachio Fudge: Substitute shelled pistachios for walnuts and add desired amount of green food color with pistachios.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 36
Total Calories: 136
Calories from Fat: 40

This Vanilla Fudge recipe is from the Cook'n with Pillsbury Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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