How do you get on everyone’s good side? Make fudge!
Not just any ordinary fudge recipe —although you can’t go wrong with a classic.
Tantalize taste buds with a fabulous recipe like Peanut Butter Cup Fudge with Salted Bourbon Sugar, White Chocolate Cranberry Pecan Fudge, Orange Creamsicle Fudge, or Peppermint Swirl Fudge.
Want to wow your friends and family? These 25 awesome fudge recipes will do it!
- Enjoy the best of both, peanut butter and chocolate with these Reese’s Pieces Fudge.
- These M&M’s Pretzel Fudge are a perfect combination of both sweet and salty.
1. Peanut Butter Cup Fudge with Salted Bourbon Sugar
From Half Baked Harvest
This easy Peanut Butter Cup Fudge with Salted Bourbon Sugar is full of the most amazing and decadent flavors.
It’s kind of boozy because we are all adults here and bourbon tastes great paired with chocolate and peanut butter. It is probably one of the easiest desserts to make too.
Make it with your leftover Halloween candy or skip the wait and make this easy peanut butter cup fudge tonight.
2. Pecan Pie Fudge
From Crazy for Crust
Pecan Pie Fudge is a great way to eat your candy… and your pie too.
The perfect combination of dark corn syrup, evaporated milk, white chocolate chips, and maple extract give the base of this fudge the most incredible taste.
It tastes just like the gooey center of a pecan pie.
A thick layer of the pecan pie fudge gets layered with a flaky pie crust base and chopped pecan topping.
3. Reese’s Fudge
From Something Swanky
Seriously, this two ingredient fudge recipe is the simplest and most delicious dessert around.
It’s easy, quick, and it works every time.
You can mix up the chocolate you use and add different mix-ins or toppings to create a million different flavors.
Although you might not want to make any changes after trying these Reese’s Fudge. Peanut butter cup lovers will love this authentic Reese’s peanut butter cup flavor.
4. German Chocolate Fudge
Looking for the perfect chocolate fudge recipe, but hoping for a unique little twist?
You are going to love this rich and smooth German Chocolate Fudge topped with a chewy coconut topping.
It is in fact the creamiest, melt in your mouth fudge you will ever taste. And the German chocolate topping just takes it over the top.
5. No Bake White Chocolate Pumpkin Fudge
From TexanErin Baking
Whether you are having friends over, going to a dinner party, or hanging out at home by yourself, you are going to want to pull together a batch of this white chocolate pumpkin fudge.
This fudge recipe only calls for four ingredients, is no cook and takes just minutes to make.
If you are looking for a healthier or vegan option check out the list of smart substitutions at the bottom of the post.
6. White Chocolate Cranberry Pecan Fudge
From Oh Sweet Basil
Fudge is one of those treats that seems extra special, but often takes less time and ingredients than many other desserts.
It’s bite sized so you won’t feel bad about having a piece or two!
This recipe for white chocolate fudge with dried cranberries and pecans is totally foolproof and only uses a handful of ingredients.
The rich white chocolate is perfectly balanced with the tart sweet cranberries and crunchy pecans.
7. Cookie Butter Fudge
From A Bakers House
Make this cookie butter fudge right in the microwave to share over the holidays or for a quick chocolate bite any time of the year.
Cookie butter is similar to peanut butter in consistency but instead of ground peanuts it is made of ground up cookies.
You simply can’t go wrong by mixing this wonderful ingredient with chocolate and a splash of sweetened condensed milk.
8. Hot Cocoa Fudge
From Wine and Glue
This Hot Cocoa Fudge is delicious, easy to make, and only needs five simple ingredients.
Plus it actually tastes like a big steamy mug of hot chocolate.
Mix in some cocoa powder to deepen the chocolate flavor and then throw in some marshmallow bits to seal the deal.
A few pieces of this fudge packaged up with a festive bow also makes a great gifting recipe in the winter time or around the holidays.
9. Candy Cane Marshmallow Fudge
From Eat Cake for Dinner
Candy Cane Marshmallow Fudge is this blogger’s delicious variation of the super popular microwave fudge.
This is the kind of fudge that gets you in trouble because you can’t stop eating it. It is rich and creamy and melts in your mouth.
It has the perfect amount of candy canes, just enough to give a light peppermint flavor and a little bit of crunch.
10. Butter Pecan Fudge
From Growing Up Gabel
Give your classic holiday fudge a fun twist with this recipe for Butter Pecan Fudge.
Gather your kids and spend some time together making an old fashioned holiday treat.
Creamy, melt in your mouth fudge is flavored with a dash of salt and chopped pecans for a sweet and salty treat. The fudge is simple to make and ready to eat after chilling.
11. Salted Caramel Mocha Fudge
From Shugary Sweets
What would you do for a piece of this Salted Caramel Mocha Fudge?
Just one bite of this tasty fudge and you’re going to keep wanting more.
The base of this fudge recipe is the perfect copycat recipe for a famous candy shop’s fudge, with a little extra mocha flare thanks to espresso powder and some caramel bits.
It’s the perfect treat to enjoy with a hot cup of coffee.
12. Layered Peppermint Fudge
From A Spicy Perspective
Three bands of creamy holiday bliss.
This Layered Peppermint Fudge is an easy seasonal treat that is just as exciting to look at as it is to taste.
It features one layer of classic two ingredient chocolate fudge, one layer of white chocolate fudge with peppermint extract and a pop of pink food coloring, and one more layer of white chocolate fudge.
Top with some crushed peppermint candies for the perfect festive treat.
13. Rocky Road Fudge
From Glorious Treats
The holiday season calls for some extra special treats and this Rocky Road Fudge certainly fits the bill.
Smooth, creamy chocolate fudge is a pretty amazing treat on its own, but when you add marshmallows and nuts it is taken to the next level.
This recipe makes a very large batch of fudge, so it’s perfect for gift giving and holiday partying.
You can package it up for friends or family, and still have some leftovers for yourself.
14. 10 Minute Peanut Butter Fudge
From Pinch of Yum
This ten minute peanut butter fudge uses crushed saltine crackers for the ultimate salty sweet flavor combination.
This stuff is addicting!
Crush those babies up real good and stir it together with creamy peanut butter and a few other ingredients for true peanut buttery perfection.
This fudge has it all with a tiny bit of crunch, a little bit of saltiness, and a drizzle of chocolate right on top.
15. Homemade Peanut Butter Fudge with Chocolate Chips
From The Casual Craftlete
You know you have a great recipe on your hands when it comes from grandma’s kitchen.
This Homemade Peanut Butter Fudge with Chocolate Chips is a delicious treat that is sure to become a traditional family dessert every season.
It is an easy to make family fudge recipe that is extremely creamy and rich.
It’s the best ever holiday candy to make and give as gifts.
16. Orange Creamsicle Fudge
From Kendra’s Treats
Turn your favorite frozen treat into bite-sized goodness with this recipe for Orange Creamsicle Fudge.
This easy orange and vanilla fudge is the perfect sweet dessert to make when it’s hot outside.
It is sure to be loved by all of your family and friends.
Go ahead and cut it into fun little squares once it is cooled and then share away or hide it in the back of your pantry to sneak little pieces every day. I won’t tell.
17. Snickerdoodle Fudge
From Boys Ahoy
Christmas just wouldn’t be the same without rich, creamy fudge now would it? There are so many fun variations of fudge and this Snickerdoodle Fudge is no exception.
We are talking about bite sized, rich and creamy squares of white chocolate fudge that taste just like snickerdoodle cookies complete with a cinnamon sugar topping.
Plus, you only need four ingredients to make it.
18. Peppermint Swirl Fudge
From Recipe Critic
This Peppermint Swirl Fudge is just screaming Christmas with the beautiful red swirls, peppermint flavor, and candy cane crunch.
But the best part of this fudge is that it is super easy to make.
There is no thermometer required to make it and you will have it whipped up in a matter of minutes.
Peppermint Swirl Fudge is the perfect addition to your holiday baking line up.
19. Winter White Red Velvet Fudge
Red Velvet is one of my favorite flavors to infuse into any dessert. It looks so luxurious and tastes even better.
This Winter White Red Velvet Fudge is delicious, beautiful, and perfect for any season. It is especially great for gifting around Christmas or Valentine’s Day.
A classic old-time favorite fudge recipe makes up the base, with a stunning swirl of red velvet flavor throughout.
20. Eggnog Fudge
From Moms Need to Know
If you are one of us that waits all year long for eggnog to hit the grocery store shelves, you are going to fall in love with this Eggnog Fudge.
All of the delicious flavor from eggnog including vanilla and white chocolate is found in a bite-sized square you won’t be able to resist.
Get your hands on a candy thermometer and this is also a super easy dessert to make.
21. Loaded Chocolate Bar Fudge
From Sticky Spatula
Loaded Chocolate Bar Fudge is a tasty treat any time of the year, but it is especially great right after Halloween as a way to use up the last of your Trick-or-Treating goodies.
Loaded with Snickers, Twix, and MilkyWay chocolate bars, this sweet and salty fudge tastes amazing.
It’s also super easy, just throw the ingredients in a pot till melted, stir in the candy, pour into a square pan to firm up, then cut.
22. Paleo Pumpkin Pie Fudge
This Paleo Pumpkin Pie Fudge tastes just like the creamy center of a pumpkin pie, making it the perfect way to indulge in a pumpkin pie treat this fall without all the added sugar.
Each bite is so good that you will want to share it with everyone you know.
Without any chocolate, this pumpkin pie fudge is also super simple to make.
No need to temper, just throw everything in a sauce pot and then leave it in the freezer for an hour to set.
23. Twix Caramel Fudge
From Girl Versus Dough
This Twix Caramel Fudge recipe comes straight from the ever so talented Sally of Sally’s Baking Addiction, so you know it’s going to be good.
The end result is little cubed bites of sweet white chocolate swirled with caramel and chopped, slightly melted Twix bars.
I guarantee it will be one of your favorite fudges you have ever tried. Plus, the recipe makes a boatload of fudge making it the perfect recipe for holiday gifting.
24. Caramel Macchiato Fudge
From A Zesty Bite
Satisfy even your biggest chocolate cravings with these delicious Caramel Macchiato Fudge bites.
The combination of chocolate, caramel, and sea salt is a winning combo in my books and I know it will be in yours too.
The luscious caramel macchiato flavor comes from a flavored creamer and a few caramel candies for an extra caramel surprise.
25. Eggnog Dulce de leche Fudge Swirl
From Port and Fin
Technically this fudge is a “cheater’s fudge” since it is not made traditionally, but it makes this recipe extra easy to make and your friends will never know the difference.
Use this blogger’s secret ingredient and expert dulce de leche tip for your own fudge filled with rich caramel flavor.
The swirls of flavor make for one show-stopper of a dessert.
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