Fudge Krispies deliciously combined chocolate fudge with crispy rice cereal (1984)

Fudge Krispies - Retro chocolate recipe from 1984

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Here’s a delicious retro chocolate fudge recipe from 1984 for Fudge Krispies. (A very similar dessert was known the decade before as Rice Krispies’ Wonder Fudge.)

Fudge Krispies, with homemade goodness in every bite (1984)

Also known in the 1970s as Wonder Fudge: A fast, no-fail fudge with crunchy bits.

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Fudge Krispies - Retro chocolate recipe from 1984

Fudge Krispies

Yield: 4 dozen (48) squares
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 25 minutes

Here's a delicious retro chocolate fudge recipe from 1984


  • 2 cups milk chocolate morsels
  • 1/2 cup margarine or butter
  • 1/2 cup light corn syrup
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4 cups Kellogg's Rice Krispies cereal


  1. In 3-quart saucepan, combine chocolate morsels, margarine and corn syrup. Stir over low heat until melted and smooth. Remove from heat.
  2. Stir vanilla and sugar into chocolate mixture. Add Rice Krispies cereal, mixing lightly until well coated.
  3. Spread evenly in 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan that has been greased or coated with cooking spray.
  4. Chill until firm. Cut into 1 -1/2-inch squares. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 48 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 85Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 2mgSodium: 22mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g

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