Rocky Road Fudge

How can you resist rich melted chocolate, creamy marshmallows, and the buttery crunch of walnuts?  This Rocky Road Fudge is chocolate bliss, easy to make, and only requires 4 simple ingredients to make!

If you are a chocoholic then you need to try this candy bar fudge and Texas sheet cake.  Both are so delicious and every bite will melt in your mouth.

Rocky road fudge by The Food Cafe cut into squares on a white background to show the rich dark chocolate of the fudge, an easy 4 ingredient recipe.

Rocky Road Fudge | The Food Cafe

Calling all you rocky road lovers. This homemade fudge recipe is going to make your chocolate dreams come true. Packed full of semi sweet chocolate chips melted and mixed with sweetened condensed milk make the perfect base to rocky road fudge. Then, mix in mini marshmallows that melt just enough for that gooey texture and nestled in there are chopped walnuts that have this buttery flavor to make this fudge complete.

What is Fudge?

Fudge is a sugar candy that is often times mixed with butter, sugar, and milk which is heated to melt.  Then while it cools it is mixed to form a thick firm consistency.  There are many variety of fudge recipes and this rocky road fudge is made with 4 simple ingredients.

What’s in rocky road fudge?

  1. Sweetened condensed milk
  2. Semi sweet chocolate chips
  3. Mini marshmallows
  4. Chopped walnuts

How do you make rocky road fudge?

  1. Begin by lining a baking dish with parchment paper and sprinkling 2 tablespoons of chopped walnuts & mini marshmallows on the bottom and set aside. Steps 1 and 2 of making Rocky road fudge by the food cafe. Lining an 8x8 baking dish with parchment paper, then placing chopped walnuts and mini marshmallows on the bottom.
  2. In a large sauce pan pour sweetened condensed milk over chocolate chips.  Over low heat melt chocolate chips stirring constantly. Step 3 of making rocky road fudge by the food cafe, pouring sweetened condensed milk into a saucepan over chocolate chips on a white background
  3. Fold in remaining marshmallows and walnuts and pour into prepared dish.  Refrigerate for 1 hour and then cut into squares and serve. Rocky road fudge placed into white baking dish on a white background, made by The Food Cafe.

Can you freeze fudge?

Yes.  Fudge is very easy to freeze and freezes and unthaws well.  Simply line a sealable container with parchment paper and place fudge in container, fold the parchment paper over the top of the fudge and seal with the lid.  Store in the freezer until ready to eat.  When you are ready to eat it,  pull it out of the freezer and let sit until it reaches room temperature.

How long will rocky road last?

If you don’t want to freeze your rocky road fudge you can keep it in a sealable container in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks.

Three pieces of rocky road fudge stacked on top of each other on a white backdrop highlighting the layers of chocolate, marshmallows and nuts. A delicious recipe by The Food Cafe.

If you haven’t tried rocky road fudge this is the recipe you need to try.  The simplicity of it and the rich dark chocolate flavor with soft melted marshmallows and buttery like morsels of walnuts is a combination that cannot be beat.

If you are afraid of trying to make fudge, don’t be!  This homemade fudge recipe is super easy and will make a great gift for your kids teachers throughout the Holidays.

You can make it an all day cooking fest of sweet treats and make rocky road fudge, chewy ginger cookies, and snickers peanut butter cookies.  All perfect to wrap up and pay it forward to all your neighbors.  There is nothing more special than delivering goodies to those you who means so much to us.

A pieces of rocky road fudge, by The Food Cafe on a black spatula with a bite taken out of it showcasing the rich dark chocolate and creamy marshmallows on the inside.

One of the greatest things about making rocky road fudge, besides how rich and chocolatey it is, is how easy it is to make, literally only 4 ingredients and you have a batch of the best homemade fudge to enjoy.

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Rocky Road Fudge

How can you resist rich melted chocolate, creamy marshmallows, and the buttery crunch of walnuts? This Rocky Road Fudge is chocolate bliss, easy to make, and only requires 4 simple ingredients to make!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Rocky Road Fudge
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 24 pieces
Calories 69 kcal
Author Shannon

Ingredients

  • 2-1/2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 2-1/2 cups mini marshmallows
  • 1-1/2 cups roughly chopped walnuts divided
  • 1-14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 8 x8 baking dish
  • 1 large sheet parchment paper

Instructions

  1. Begin by lining a baking dish with parchment paper and sprinkling 2 tablespoons of chopped walnuts & mini marshmallows on the bottom and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan pour sweetened condensed milk over chocolate chips. Over low heat melt chocolate chips stirring constantly.
  3. Fold in remaining marshmallows and walnuts and pour into prepared dish. Refrigerate for 1 hour and then cut into squares and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Rocky Road Fudge
Amount Per Serving
Calories 69 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Potassium 57mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Sugars 4g
Vitamin A 0.1%
Calcium 1%
Iron 3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

 

 

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