14 vintage fudge recipes that are so famous & delicious, your grandmother probably made them

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Vintage fudge recipes

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Try some new (old) fudge recipes this year!

Is it even Christmas without homemade fudge…?

Making Christmas fudge for gatherings or packaging it with other treats for gift-giving is an extremely popular tradition in the US.

This sweet, dense and chewy confection is usually made from the simplest ingredients: butter, sugar, chocolate (and/or peanut butter), and cream — and some recipes also call for nuts or marshmallows to add flavor and texture.

Fudge recipes can be surprisingly easy!

The typical fudge recipe is easy and fast and fairly fool-proof as candy goes. And it’s yummy! It’s easy to see why this treat is not only a year-round favorite, but also popular as a holiday gift or dessert.

We’ve collected 14 old-fashioned fudge recipes, some of which are so famous, your grandmother probably had them tucked away in her recipe box. We encourage you to try one or try them all!

Our ultimate list of delicious vintage Christmas fudge

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