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Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe

This quick and easy fudge recipe is made with chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk. Options are included for using marshmallows and the microwave! Perfect for the holidays.

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep 10 minutes
Cook 5 minutes
Total 15 minutes
Servings 64 pieces
Calories 75 kcal
Author Michelle


  • 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk 1 can
  • Pinch salt
  • teaspoons vanilla extract
  • ½ cup chopped nuts optional


  1. 1. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with foil.

  2. 2. Place the chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and salt in a medium saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth.

  3. 3. Remove from the heat and immediately stir in the vanilla and nuts (if using). Spread evenly in the prepared pan.

  4. 4. Refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm. Cut into squares and serve, or store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 2 weeks.

Recipe Notes

  • Equipment: 8-inch square panSilicone spatula or wooden spoon / Saucepan 
  • To make this fudge in the microwave, combine the chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and salt in a medium glass bowl and heat for 3 minutes, stirring halfway through, then proceed with the rest of the recipe as written.
  • To make an even creamier fudge, melt 2 cups of miniature marshmallows along with the chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and salt, then proceed with the rest of the recipe as written.
  • Substitute peanut butter chips for the chopped nuts.
  • Looking for a fudge recipe without sweetened condensed milk? I want to try this magical microwave fudge.
  • Freezing Instructions: You can freeze fudge in an airtight container for up to 6 months.
  • Recipe from Eagle Brand
Nutrition Facts
Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 74mg2%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 20IU0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.