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Pieces of chocolate fudge with walnuts stacked on top of each other.
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5 from 9 votes

Easy Chocolate Fudge

You only need 5 ingredients to make this super Easy Chocolate Fudge recipe. This classic holiday candy is always a favorite!
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time5 minutes
Chilling Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 10 minutes
Course: candy, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy, chocolate, fudge, walnuts
Servings: 32 pieces
Calories: 104kcal
Cost: $9.86


  • 8-inch pan
  • large saucepan
  • measuring cups
  • Wooden spoon
  • Measuring spoons


  • 4 cups chocolate chips semi-sweet or bittersweet
  • 28 ounces sweetened condensed milk (2, 14-ounce cans)
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped



  • Line an 8-inch pan with parchment paper, leaving an overhang on all sides.


  • Add chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk to a large, heavy saucepan over low heat. Stir constantly until the chips are almost completely melted.
  • Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir until the chocolate mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in salt, vanilla, and chopped nuts.


  • Spread the fudge in an even layer into the prepared pan.
  • Chill for 2-3 hours or until set.


  • Lift the fudge from the pan using the parchment paper overhang.
  • Cut the fudge into 32 squares.


  • Store leftovers in an airtight container.
  • This recipe makes a thicker fudge; you can cut the recipe in half if you would like.


Serving: 1piece | Calories: 104kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 68mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 14g | Vitamin A: 66IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 74mg | Iron: 1mg