Chocolate Cherry Swirled Fudge

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
    © 2013 ®/TM General Mills All Rights Reserved