Chocolate Cherry Fudge

Chocolate Cherry Fudge

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SKILL LEVEL : beginnerPREP TIME : 10  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories50
Calories from Fat20
Total Fat2 g3% DV
Saturated Fat1 g5% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol5 mg2% DV
Sodium15 mg1% DV
Total Carbohydrates8 g3% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars7 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories50
Calories from Fat20
Total Fat2 g3% DV
Saturated Fat1 g5% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol5 mg2% DV
Sodium15 mg1% DV
Total Carbohydrates8 g3% DV
Dietary Fiber0.0 g0% DV
Sugars7 g
Protein0 g
Vitamin A0% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg0% DV
Iron2% DV
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
  • 3-2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherries finely chopped , well drained
  • Maraschino cherry halves , well drained (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Slivered almonds (optional)
  • 1/3 cup pecan pieces
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa

Directions

  • 1. Line 8-inch square pan with foil. Lightly press chopped cherries between layers of paper towels to remove excess moisture.
  • 2. Place butter in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 1 minute or until melted; stir in powdered sugar, cocoa and evaporated milk until well blended. Microwave at HIGH 1-1/2 minutes; stir vigorously. Microwave at HIGH an additional 30 seconds at a time, until mixture is hot, slightly thickened and smooth when stirred. Do NOT boil. Stir in chopped cherries, pecans and almond extract.
  • 3. Spread mixture into prepared pan. Cover; refrigerate until firm. Remove foil; cut into squares. Garnish with cherry halves and slivered almonds pressed lightly onto fudge, if desired. Serve cold; refrigerate leftover fudge. About 64 pieces.
  • NOTE: For best results, do not double this recipe.
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