CARNATION® Famous Fudge

Level: Easy
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 6 min
Cooling Time: 2 hrs
Yields: 24 servings (2 pieces per serving)


The reviews are in! This five-star recipe makes an unforgettably delectable holiday gift – one family, friends, and coworkers won't soon forget. And with easy variations, you can make milk chocolate, butterscotch, or peanutty chocolate fudge.


  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup (5 fl.-oz. can) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows
  • 1 1/2 cups (9 oz.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


LINE 8-inch-square baking pan with foil.

COMBINE sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt in medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

STIR in marshmallows, morsels, nuts and vanilla extract. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted. Pour into prepared baking pan; refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Lift from pan; remove foil. Cut into 48 pieces.

1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.

1 2/3 cups (11-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Butterscotch Flavored Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.

1 2/3 cups (11-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Peanut Butter & Milk Chocolate Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels and 1/2 cup chopped peanuts for pecans or walnuts.

Mint Flavor

by T. Trisha , Indiana on Nov. 2013

I used the Mint/Chocolate chips and it tasted wonderful. A good idea if you like chocolate mints

make it mint!

by M. Michelle , Minneapolis, MN on Nov. 2013

I found this recipe in the newspaper years ago and have made it every year for Christmas since. One version suggested substituting mint chips for mint fudge--yum!!


by H. Heather , Vernon, NJ on Jan. 2012


it tist good

by n. nick , new york on Dec. 2011

i love it

Good Stuff!

by R. Rebecca , CA on Dec. 2011

This is the best chocolate chip fudge I've ever tasted! Great for last minute gifts!


by m. marion , jackson tn. on Nov. 2011

this is great stuff and easy toi make


by V. Virginia , South Bend, WA on Dec. 2010

this is a terribly delicious, easy to make, smooth tasting fudge. It is just as good as any you could make.

CARNATION Famous Fudge

by H. Hermine , White Oak, NC on Dec. 2010

it is too sweet. we used 1 cup sugar 1 1/2 cups marshmallow and dark chocolate. it was much better.

loveing this

by r. robin , kansas city, mo 64120 on Dec. 2010

This is so much easer than my mom way. could not get down for the life of me. so i would like to say thank you for this recipe.and ask if you have one for peanutbutter? thank you. you'r truly robin kunkel


by R. Rachel , Sandown on Dec. 2010

All I can say is Awesome! So simply and everyone loves it!