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Dark Chocolate Cherry Fudge

"This rich, dark chocolate fudge is sweetened with mini marshmallows and loaded with chunks of dried cherries."
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2 h 14 m servings 154 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (48 pieces)


  • Calories:
  • 154 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.7 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 22.4g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 1.3 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 43 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Line 8-inch-square baking pan with foil.
  2. 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.
  3. Stir in marshmallows, morsels, dried cherries 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.


  • VARIATION: For an equally delicious fudge, try substituting 3/4 cup dried berry blend for the cherries.

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  1. 82 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Amazing fudge! I used two dark chocolate bars, large marshmallows snipped into quarters, almond extract and glace cherries instead of dried. The result was exactly what I envisioned: rich, cream...

Most helpful critical review

First of all - make sure that you use a large pot! I used a medium-sized one which seemed to have plenty of room - until I added the remaining ingredients and had trouble stirring it effectively...

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Amazing fudge! I used two dark chocolate bars, large marshmallows snipped into quarters, almond extract and glace cherries instead of dried. The result was exactly what I envisioned: rich, cream...

This was a very easy fudge recipe! And yummy to boot. I made no substitutions except to use store brand dark chocolate chunks. We made three different fudge recipes this weekend and hubby and I ...

Delicious! I made this last night and it is awesome! It is very sweet and I might cut back on sugar next time and Hubby said he would like some walnut in it the next time! It took longer than...

Smooth creamy fudge. Easy to make. I used cherry flavored crasins because I think they are more flavorful than dired cherries. Next time I think I will try cherry flavoring in place of the va...

Very good, sweet though and I did use less sugar than the recipe called for. However, I did use marshino cherries as I didn't have dried on hand. This did take more than 2 hours to firm up; I le...

So easy, yet so delicious! This fudge was so chocolately, creamy and rich. The addition of tart dried cherries not only made this festive for the holidays, but gave it a nice contract in color ...

Made this for a holiday family get together and it was a huge hit. To give it a stronger cherry flavor I added about a tablespoon of grenadine

Yum! Followed the recipe until I got to the part where I was supposed to add the cherries... tore through my cabinets looking for them before realizing that I must not have bought them in the fi...

I made this round of fudge with White Chocolate this time and it tasted even sweeter.