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Easy Chocolate Fudge

This Easy Chocolate Fudge is incredibly smooth, rich, and creamy! Made with just 5 ingredients and cooks in the microwave in under 2 minutes! The perfect holiday treat. 
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 hr 30 mins
Total Time1 hr 35 mins
Course: Dessert - Fudge
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate, family recipe, microwave candy
Servings: 16 pieces
Calories: 173kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 (1 pound) bag powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder sifted
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter cubed into small chunks (1/2 cup = 1 stick)
  • 1/4 cup chocolate milk or "regular" milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans optional

Instructions

  • Line a 6 x 8 (or similar sized) glass pan with plastic wrap or wax paper misted very lightly with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • Place powdered sugar, cocoa powder, cubed butter, and milk into a large bowl.
  • Microwave for 90 seconds.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Whisk in vanilla and optional nuts.
  • Pour into prepared pan, cover, and chill in the refrigerator until set.

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Notes

Nutritional information does not include nuts.

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece | Calories: 173kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 28g | Vitamin A: 186IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg