Marshmallow marble-top fudge: A vintage recipe from the ’80s

Marshmallow marble-top fudge A vintage recipe from the '80s

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This vintage marshmallow marble-top fudge recipe creates a fool-proof homemade candy treat with a velvety texture that’s not too sweet and has a good balance of marshmallow and chocolate. Try it!

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Vintage recipe for marshmallow marble-top fudge

Marshmallow marble-top fudge

Yield: 5 dozen squares/2 pounds
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Additional Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

A vintage chocolate fudge recipe from the '80s


  • 3 cups Hershey's semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons butter or margarine, divided
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/2 cup chopped nuts
  • 2 cups miniature marshmallows


  1. Line a 8- or 9-inch square pan with foil; set aside.
  2. In heavy saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips and 2 tablespoons butter with sweetened condensed milk, vanilla and salt.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in nuts.
  4. Spread evenly into prepared pan.
  5. In medium saucepan over low heat, melt marshmallows with remaining 2 tablespoons butter.
  6. Spoon onto fudge. With table knife or metal spatula, swirl through fudge.
  7. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
  8. Remove from pan; peel off foil. Cut into squares.
  9. Store loosely-covered at room temperature.


    For best results, do not double this recipe.
    Tip: When cooking the mixture, stir constantly, or else the sugar-milk mixture begins to stick to the pan.

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 60 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 93Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 31mgCarbohydrates: 11gFiber: 0gSugar: 10gProtein: 2g

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Vintage recipe card for this marshmallow marble-top chocolate fudge

Marshmallow marble-top fudge retro recipe card

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