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Pistachio Cranberry Fudge

Love fudge? Enjoy these wonderful chocolate, marshmallows and cranberries candies with a nutty twist to them, as an anytime dessert.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 2 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 72
 

Ingredients

1 1/2
bags (12-ounce size) semisweet chocolate chips (3 cups)
2
cups miniature marshmallows or 16 large marshmallows, cut in half
1
can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup pistachio nuts
1/2
cup dried cranberries or chopped candied cherries
1/4
cup white baking chips, melted, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Line square pan, 9x9x2 inches, with aluminum foil, leaving 1 inch of foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. Grease foil with butter.
  • 2 Place chocolate chips, marshmallows and milk in 8-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 5 minutes, stirring every minute, until marshmallows and chips are melted and can be stirred smooth.
  • 3 Stir in vanilla, nuts and cherries. Immediately pour into pan. Drizzle with melted white baking chips. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  • 4 Remove fudge from pan, using foil edges to lift. Cut into 9 rows by 8 rows, or cut into diamond shapes.
  • 1 Line square pan, 9x9x2 inches, with aluminum foil, leaving 1 inch of foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. Grease foil with butter.
  • 2 Place chocolate chips, marshmallows and milk in 8-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 5 minutes, stirring every minute, until marshmallows and chips are melted and can be stirred smooth.
  • 3 Stir in vanilla, nuts and cherries. Immediately pour into pan. Drizzle with melted white baking chips. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  • 4 Remove fudge from pan, using foil edges to lift. Cut into 9 rows by 8 rows, or cut into diamond shapes.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

For a scrumptious new flavor twist, omit the cranberries, substitute hazelnuts for the pistachios and add 2 tablespoons hazelnut liqueur with the nuts.

If you like luscious, creamy chocolate fudge, just leave out the nuts and cranberries for a smooth, rich chocolate treat.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Candy
Calories
75
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
15mg
15%;
Total Carbohydrate
11g
11%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Fruit; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.