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Chocolate Cherry Hazelnut Fudge

Delicious chocolate fudge with dried cherries and a hint of hazelnut flavor.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cherry fudge, chocolate hazelnut fudge recipe
Servings: 9
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Bernadette


  • 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
  • 12 ounce bag semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon hazelnut extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • butter for greasing pan


  • Melt butter over low heat in a medium saucepan. Once butter is melted stir in the sweetened condensed milk, chocolate chips, salt and hazelnut extract.
  • Stir constantly until chips are completely melted and mixture begins to bubble. Turn off heat and stir in the dried cherries.
  • Grease a small square glass baking dish with butter, and immediately pour in the melted chocolate mixture. Allow to cool slightly, then place in the refrigerator, uncovered, until hardened. Remove from refrigerator 1/2 hour before slicing into squares.


Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 455IU | Vitamin C: 1.2mg | Calcium: 155mg | Iron: 2.6mg