Easy Fudge Recipes

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Love fudge? You are going to adore these fudge recipes! Making up a batch of delicious, creamy fudge is easier than you think. All of these recipes can be made in under 30 minutes, with no baking required. Check out all of the flavors and stir ins you can use to make the most fabulous fudge!

A collage of vanilla fudge on a plate, a piece of peanut butter fudge, and a stack of See's fudge
Left to right: Vanilla Fudge, Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl, See’s Fudge (Copycat Recipe)
Featured Fudge Recipes
  1. Super Easy See’s Fudge Recipe
  2. Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl
  3. Vanilla Fudge
  4. Marshmallow Rocky Road Fudge
  5. German Chocolate Fudge
  6. Creamy Chocolate Coconut Fudge
  7. Mint Chocolate Fudge
  8. Frequently asked questions about fudge

Super Easy See’s Fudge Recipe

This chocolate fudge recipe is the easiest, most foolproof recipe ever. It comes out smooth every time, never grainy. I have tried other recipes that take much longer to prepare and trust me, it is so unnecessary. You really don’t need more than 15 minutes for perfect fudge. Ingredients include semi-sweet chocolate chips, marshmallow cream, evaporated milk. It can be made with or without nuts.

A stack of Super Easy See's Fudge on a wooden cutting board
Fudge squares on a cutting board
Super Easy See’s Fudge Recipe
4.66 from 135 votes
This See’s Fudge Recipe is the easiest, most foolproof fudge recipe ever! It is never gets grainy and comes out perfectly every time.
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Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge swirl is quite possibly heaven on earth. Think Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup in fudge form. At first glance, I know this looks like a complicated recipe but it is actually very easy. This is a variation of our See’s Fudge recipe. And similarly, this one can be made with under 20 minutes of prep time.

Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl slab with cut up pieces on a cutting board
Cut up cubes of Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl
5 from 11 votes
This Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Swirl is so easy to make and incredibly creamy and delicious! Tastes like a Reese’s Peanut butter cup in fudge form.
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Vanilla Fudge

This is the easiest vanilla fudge recipe ever! You don’t have to stress about getting the perfect “soft ball stage.” In addition, no candy thermometer is needed. You will get perfect fudge every time with the following three ingredients – white chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla extract. Because of the simpleness of this recipe, you’ll find yourself making it over and over.

White vanilla fudge on a plate next to a block of fudge
White vanilla fudge on a plate next to a block of fudge
Vanilla Fudge
5 from 2 votes
This easy vanilla fudge recipe has only 3 ingredients and only takes about 5 minutes to put together!
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Marshmallow Rocky Road Fudge

Rocky road fudge is a staple in our house! We love to make this as a family during the holiday season. Fluffy mini marshmallows surrounded by rich, sweet chocolate with just the right amount of walnut crunch. This homemade fudge recipe is an old favorite family recipe that will be carried on through generations. 

Marshmallow Fudge on a white cutting board
Rocky Road Fudge pieces on cutting board
Marshmallow Rocky Road Fudge
5 from 8 votes
Marshmallow Rocky Road Fudge is our creamy and luscious fudge loaded with crunchy walnuts and sweet, pillowy marshmallows. A delightful twist on a decadent classic!
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German Chocolate Fudge

This is the best, most creamy, melt in your mouth fudge I have ever had. And the German chocolate topping just makes it over-the-top good! You get the best of German Chocolate Cake and creamy fudge in every bite! This makes a beautiful gift or dessert during the holidays.

Pieces of German Chocolate Fudge on a Christmas tablecloth
Pieces of German Chocolate Fudge on a Christmas tablecloth
German Chocolate Fudge
5 from 17 votes
Looking for the perfect fudge recipe but with a little twist? You are going to love this rich, smooth chocolate fudge topped with a chewy coconut topping!
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Creamy Chocolate Coconut Fudge

This coconut fudge is super rich and perfectly dense and creamy. Plus, it is SO easy to make! You can whip up a batch of this in no time at all. It is also naturally gluten free! Definitely a winner all-around!

Creamy Chocolate Coconut Fudge with a bite out of it.
Creamy Chocolate Coconut Fudge with a bite out of it.
Creamy Chocolate Coconut Fudge
4.80 from 5 votes
You will love the smooth, rich taste of this creamy chocolate coconut fudge. Not grainy at all. Just pure, decadent chocolate fudge with a hint of coconut.
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Mint Chocolate Fudge

Have you ever notice there are so many great things to pair with chocolate? Peanut butter. Caramel. Vanilla. And, of course, MINT. This mint chocolate fudge is a great Christmas fudge recipe, or St. Patrick’s day treat because of the great green color. But of course it can be enjoyed all year round. The mixture of mild mint flavor with rich milk chocolate is a delicious treat that is absolutely irresistible.

Mint Chocolate Fudge Swirl slab with 3 pieces cut out.
Mint Chocolate Fudge Swirl slab with 3 pieces cut out.
Mint Chocolate Fudge Swirl
5 from 5 votes
This mint chocolate fudge swirl is the perfect treat for the holidays. Each bite is a smooth, creamy, mint-chocolatey taste of heaven!
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Frequently asked questions about fudge

What is the best way to store fudge?

If fudge will be eaten within a week or two, store it at room temperature in an airtight container in a cool and dry place. Fudge has the creamiest texture at room temperature.

If you want the fudge to keep for 2-3 weeks, it is best kept in the refrigerator in an airtight container with wax paper or parchment paper between the layers of fudge pieces.

Can I freeze fudge?

Yes, most fudge can be frozen. All of the fudge recipes here can be frozen with the exception of our German Chocolate Fudge. Wrap the fudge tightly in plastic wrap, then in aluminum foil before placing it in the freezer. You can also freeze it in a freezer-safe airtight container.

How do I thaw frozen fudge?

It’s best to thaw frozen fudge in the refrigerator. Keep it wrapped or in the airtight container it was frozen in, and keep it in the fridge until ready to eat.

What are the ingredients of fudge?

The base ingredients of most fudge recipes are sugar, butter, a form of chocolate or other flavor, sweetened condensed milk or evaporated milk, and marshmallows or marshmallow cream (fluff).

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Echo lives in Pleasant Grove, Utah with her husband, Todd, who works in advertising, and her four kids: two girls and two boys. She deploys her accounting degree as the blog’s resident problem solver. In her time outside the kitchen, Echo loves to get away from the phones and busy schedules and spend quality time with the family. Anywhere’s great – but getting out into nature in the mountains or on the beach – is the best kind of getaway.

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