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Chocolate Cherry Swirled Fudge

Looking for a chocolate dessert? Then check out this fudge recipe - ready in just about an hour!

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 1 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 48
 

Ingredients

2 1/2
cups sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter
1
(5-oz.) can (2/3 cup) evaporated milk
1
(7-oz.) jar (1 1/2 cups) marshmallow creme
1
(6-oz.) pkg. (1 cup) semisweet chocolate chips
1/3
cup slivered almonds
10
oz. vanilla-flavored candy coating or almond bark, cut into pieces
1/2
cup chopped candied red cherries
1/4
teaspoon almond extract
6
drops red food color

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Steps

  • 1 Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, extending foil over sides of pan. Butter foil. In medium saucepan, combine sugar, margarine and milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling 3 minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Add marshmallow creme; blend until smooth. Pour half of mixture into small bowl. Add chocolate chips to mixture in bowl; stir until smooth. Stir in almonds. Add almond bark to mixture in saucepan; blend until smooth. Stir in cherries, almond extract and food color.
  • 3 Pour chocolate mixture evenly into buttered foil-lined pan. Spoon cherry mixture evenly over top. Pull knife through layers while gently turning and lifting to marble. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  • 4 Remove fudge from pan by lifting foil. Cut fudge into squares. Store in refrigerator.
  • 1 Line 13x9-inch pan with foil, extending foil over sides of pan. Butter foil. In medium saucepan, combine sugar, margarine and milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Continue boiling 3 minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  • 2 Add marshmallow creme; blend until smooth. Pour half of mixture into small bowl. Add chocolate chips to mixture in bowl; stir until smooth. Stir in almonds. Add almond bark to mixture in saucepan; blend until smooth. Stir in cherries, almond extract and food color.
  • 3 Pour chocolate mixture evenly into buttered foil-lined pan. Spoon cherry mixture evenly over top. Pull knife through layers while gently turning and lifting to marble. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  • 4 Remove fudge from pan by lifting foil. Cut fudge into squares. Store in refrigerator.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Square
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
2mg
2%;
Sodium
40mg
40%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
19g
19%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.