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Home > Recipes > Chocolate Cherry Fudge

Chocolate Cherry Fudge Recipe

Chocolate Cherry Fudge
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Nutrition Information

Serving Size:
Servings per Recipe:

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 0 -
Calories from Fat 0 -
Total Fat 0g 0% DV
Saturated Fat 0g 0% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 0mg 0% DV
Sodium 0mg 0% DV
Total Carbohydrates 0g 0% DV
Dietary Fiber 0g 0% DV
Sugars 0g -
Protein 0g -
Vitamin A - 0% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 0% DV
Iron - 0% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Ingredients

  • Slivered almonds (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • Maraschino cherry halves, well drained (optional)
  • 1/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/3 cup pecan pieces
  • 3-2/3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup HERSHEY'S Cocoa or HERSHEY'S SPECIAL DARK Cocoa
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped maraschino cherries, well drained
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter

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 4 dozen pieces.

NOTE: For best results, do not double this recipe.

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  • 4 stars

    11/30/2008

    This has been a family favorite ever since I made it for Christmas several years ago. A batch never lasts until Christmas!

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