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You’ll Love This Simple Maple Fudge Recipe


You’ll Love This Simple Maple Fudge Recipe

Fudge is a creamy, smooth, and delicious treat popular worldwide. But what we love most about fudge is that it can be made in various flavors with one that is sure to tickle your fancy. When we think of more unusual flavors, maple fudge comes to mind. Although many consider these flavorings unique, most would agree that the maple gives the fudge a perfect flavor.

Nuts, white chocolate chips, and other ingredients can be added to the fudge to enhance its taste. Our recipe uses walnuts, white chocolate chips, and marshmallows to give it a rich white chocolate taste. Alternatively, you can add cocoa or regular chocolate chips to give the fudge a rich or dark chocolate taste that goes well with the maple flavor.

Penuche is another variation of maple fudge. This fudge-like candy is made from brown sugar, butter, and milk. No additional flavorings are used except for vanilla, and nuts are often added. It is often found in New England and the Southern United States. In these regions, it is common to add maple syrup for taste making it very similar to our recipe.

Of course, as with any fudge, the secret to success is to stir it for the right amount of time. If you stir it too little, it can be a liquid mess. Stir it too much, and it becomes too hard. Be sure to monitor carefully to avoid either of these situations.

Also, keep a candy thermometer handy to ensure the fudge reaches optimal temperature when preparing.

Walnut fudge is a rich and wonderful treat. It is perfect for the holidays or at any time of the year. You can enjoy it with family and friends to make your time together more enjoyable.

Maple Fudge Recipe


  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup (5 oz. can) evaporated milk
  • 2 tbsps. butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 2 cups NESTLÉ Toll House Premier White Morsels
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons maple flavoring
  • 48 walnut halves or pieces


1. Line an 8-inch-square baking pan with foil.

2. Combine butter, evaporated milk, sugar, and salt in a medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

3. Boil, stirring constantly, for  4 1/2 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

4. Stir in marshmallows, morsels, nuts, and maple flavoring. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until the marshmallows are melted.

5. Pour into prepared baking pan. On top of the fudge, place nut halves in rows spacing about 1/2 inch apart.

6. Press into fudge; refrigerate until firm. Lift from pan; remove foil.

7. Cut into 48 squares with one nut half per square.

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