How to Make Extremely Easy Fudge

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  • 30 mins
  • Prep: 25 mins,
  • Cook: 5 mins
  • Yield: 25 pieces
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What makes this extremely easy fudge? Not only does this recipe require only 4 ingredients, but you can also melt the chocolate in the microwave. Make it for dessert or give it as a gift ​for family and friends. 

What You'll Need

  • One 12-ounce package (2 C.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • One 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1-1/4 cup chopped, toasted nuts*
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Grease a foil-lined 8-inch square pan.
  2. Conventional method: In a double boiler, melt chips and milk. Stir until smooth. Add nuts and vanilla.
  3. Microwave method: Melt chips with milk on 50 percent power, 3 to 5 minutes. Stirring once while cooking. Stir in nuts and vanilla.
  4. Pour into pan and chill until set.

* Even if pecans are your favorite nut, walnuts always seem to do better in fudge. 

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