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Fast and easy microwave fudge recipe

Chocolate fudge with walnuts
Chocolate fudge with walnuts
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Do you ever get a craving for some good old-fashioned homemade fudge but don't think you can make it yourself? Or maybe you're an experienced candy maker who just doesn't want to stand over a pot of fudge, stirring and stirring. Well chocolate lovers, go ahead and give in to those fudge cravings because do we have a recipe for you! This fast and easy microwave fudge recipe is a snap to make, and it's virtually fail-proof, even if you never made candy before. Why not fire up that microwave and whip up some fudge today? It's National Chocolate Candy Day!

Fast and Easy Microwave Fudge

2 1/2 cups sugar
4 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 (5 oz.) can evaporated milk (3/4 cup)
1 (71/2 oz.) jar Marshmallow cream
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 (12 oz.) pkg. semisweet-chocolate pieces
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped walnuts, optional
 

  1. Grease a 9-inch square baking pan; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl combine sugar and next four ingredients.
  2. Microwave, uncovered, on medium high for 2 1/2 minutes; remove and stir until blended. Microwave on medium high for 5 minutes; remove and stir until blended. Microwave on medium high for 5 minutes; remove and stir. Microwave on medium high 2 1/2 minutes; remove and stir again. Microwave on medium high for 6 minutes more.
  3. Stir in chocolate, vanilla and nuts until blended.
  4. Pour into prepared pan.
     

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