Classic marshmallow cream fudge recipe (1963)

Classic marshmallow cream fudge recipe

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This retro recipe for super chocolatey, marshmallow cream fudge makes a perfect treat! You can even substitute marshmallow cream for regular old marshmallows for the same delicious recipe.

Get this classic marshmallow cream fudge recipe from the 60s

You can’t make it better than with Nestle’s semi-sweet chocolate chips and Kraft’s marshmallow creme [marshmallow fluff].

1963 Chocolate fudge recipe

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Classic marshmallow cream fudge recipe (1963)

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 7-ounces of Kraft marshmallow creme
  • 1-1/2 cups of sugar
  • 2/3 cup of PET evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup of butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 12-ounces Nestle's semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup of chopped nuts
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla


  1. Combine the first five ingredients and bring to a full boil, stirring constantly.
  2. Boil for 5 minutes over moderate heat, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from the heat.
  4. Add semi-sweet chocolate chips and stir until melted.
  5. Stir in nuts and vanilla.
  6. Pour in a greased 8-inch square pan.
  7. Chill until firm.


You may substitute the marshmallow creme for 2-1/2 cups of Kraft Miniature Marshmallows and increase the evaporated milk from 2/3 of a cup to 1 cup.

Makes approximately 2-1/4 pounds.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 32 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 177Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 46mgCarbohydrates: 29gFiber: 1gSugar: 25gProtein: 2g

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  1. I’ve been thinking about doing this and am so glad I found the recipe. My mom and I would make this for special occasions. Also, we would make divinity. That’s my next one. I miss those days with mom in the kitchen .

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