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Best Fudge Recipes

Fudge Recipe of the Month

All-American Favorite Fudge

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  1. 2-Minute Fudge

  2. Alan's Easy Chocolate Fudge

  3. All-American Favorite Fudge

  4. Almond Cherry Topped Fudge

  5. Butterscotch Nut Fudge

  6. Butterscotch & Marshmallow Fudge

  7. Candy Bar Fudge

  8. Carl's Favorite Fudge

  9. Cheery Cherry Almond-Topped Fudge

  10. Chocolate & Marshmallow Fudge

  11. Chocolate and Butterscotch Fudge

  12. Chocolate Fudge

  13. Chocolate Fudge II

  14. Chocolate Fudge Goblins

  15. Chocolate Orange Fudge

  16. Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

  17. Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Fudge

  18. Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirled Fudge

  19. Chocolate Pudding Fudge

  20. Chocolate Snowswirl Fudge

  21. Classic Fudge

  22. Classic Cherry-Nut Fudge

  23. Classic Fantasy Fudge

  24. Cookie Cutter Fudge

  25. Cookies & Cream Fudge

  26. Cranberry-Walnut White Fudge

  27. Cream Cheese Chocolate Fudge

  28. Cream Cheese Marshmallow Fudge

  29. Cream Cheese Peppermint Fudge

  30. Creamy Chocolate Marble Fudge

  31. Creamy Double Decker Fudge

  32. Creamy Mocha Fudge

  33. Deep Dark Fudge

  34. Divinity Fudge

  35. Double Chocolate Orange Nut Fudge

  36. Double Fantasy

  37. Dutch Heart

  38. Easy Chocolate

  39. Easy Chocolate & Butterscotch

  40. Easy Chocolate Cherry

  41. Easy Double Decker

  42. Easy Fantasy

  43. Fabulous Chocolate Fudge

  44. Fabulous Orange Fudge

  45. Festive Fudge

  46. Festive Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Glazed Fudge

  47. Festive Peanut Butter Chocolate

  48. Five Star Famous Fudge

  49. Five Star Famous Butterscotch Fudge

  50. Five Star Famous Milk Chocolate Fudge

  51. Five Star Famous Peanutty Chocolate Fudge

  52. Five-Minute

  53. Five Minute Peanut

  54. Foolproof Butterscotch Fudge Cut-Outs

  55. Foolproof Fudge Cut-Outs

  56. Foolproof Peanut Butter Fudge Cut-Outs

  57. Foolproof White Fudge Cut-Outs

  58. Fudge in Three-Steps

  59. Heart

  60. Lunch Box Crisp Rice Peanut Butter Delights

  61. Macadamia Nut Fudge

  62. Maple Walnut Fudge

  63. Marshmallow Marble-Top Fudge

  64. Marshmallow-Nut Rich Cocoa Fudge

  65. Marshmallow Swirl Fudge

  66. Milk Chocolate & Marshmallow Fudge

  67. Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge

  68. Nutty Rich Cocoa Fudge

  69. Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Fudge

  70. Peanut Butter Fudge

  71. Peanut Butter Cup Fudge

  72. Perfect Butterscotch Cutouts Fudge

  73. Perfect Chocolate Walnut Cutouts Fudge

  74. Perfect Peanut Butter Cutouts Fudge

  75. Perfect White Fudge Cutouts

  76. Pina Colada Fudge

  77. Pistachio Cups Fudge

  78. Premier White Chips And Macadamia Nut Fudge

  79. Reduced Fat Mocha Fudge

  80. Rich Cocoa Fudge

  81. Rocky Road Bars Fudge

  82. Rum Raisin White Fudg

  83. San Francisco

  84. Simply Easy Chocolate Walnut

  85. Simply Easy Dark Chocolate

  86. Simply Easy Million Dollar

  87. Spooky Fudge Treats

  88. Super-Easy Rocky Road Fudge

  89. Tart Cherry and Pistachio Fudge

  90. Toasted Nutty White Fudge

  91. Toasted-Pecan White

  92. Toffee Popcorn Crunch

  93. Toll House Famous

  94. Toll House Famous Butterscotch

  95. Toll House Famous Milk Chocolate

  96. Toll House Famous Peanutty Chocolate

  97. Triple Chocolate

  98. Triple Peanut Fudge

  99. Two-Layer Chocolate

  100. VELVEETA Chocolate Pecan

  101. White Chocolate

  102. White Chocolate Almond

  103. White Chocolate Walnut Fudge

  104. White Christmas Jewel Fudge

  105. Yummy Chocolate Walnut

Fudge is a type of confection, usually extremely rich and often flavored. It is made by boiling sugar in milk to the soft-ball stage, and then beating the mixture while it cools so that it acquires a smooth, creamy consistency.

American folklore has it that fudge was invented in the United States more than 100 years ago. The exact origin is disputed, but most stories claim that the first batch of fudge resulted from a bungled batch of caramels made on February 14, 1886�hence the name "fudge."

One of the first documentations of fudge is found in a letter written by Emelyn Battersby Hartridge, a student at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She wrote that her schoolmate's cousin made fudge in Baltimore, Maryland in 1886 and sold it for 40 cents a pound. Miss Hartridge got hold of the fudge recipe, and in 1888, made 30 pounds of this delicious fudge for the Vassar Senior Auction. Word spread of this great confection to other women's colleges. (Wellesley and Smith have their own versions of this fudge recipe.)

Some recipes call for making fudge using marshmallows. It is using the structure of the marshmallow for support instead of relying on the sucrose crystals.

Fudge in the U.S. is nearly synonymous with chocolate. In fact, the word fudge is used on packaging of cakes and brownies with "extra" chocolate flavoring or with fluid chocolate in the mixture. Other non-chocolate flavors of fudge are sold in the U.S., especially peanut butter, but these are designated by their flavor while the plain word, fudge, is understood to refer to chocolate flavored fudge.

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