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Square cubes of classic fudge on parchment paper and a red napkin

Old-Fashioned Farmhouse Fudge

Simple ingredients mix up to make every bite of Old-Fashioned Farmhouse Fudge smooth, rich and delicious. Anyone can follow the instructions and make this easy chocolate fudge recipe at home!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Old-Fashioned Farmhouse Fudge
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Time to Set-up 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 56 squares
Calories 154kcal
Author Jennifer @ Plowing Through Life


  • Sauce Pan
  • Wooden Spoon
  • 9x13 Baking Dish
  • Measuring Cups


  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 5 cups sugar
  • 12 ounce can evaporated milk
  • 10 ounces mini marshmallows
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 18 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips 1 1/2 bags


  • Measure out marshmallows, chocolate chips and vanilla; set aside. Lightly grease a 9 x 13 inch pan or line with parchment paper.
  • Over medium heat melt butter in a heavy pan then stir in sugar amd milk.
  • Turn to medium low and bring mixture to a boil. This will take a while, about 10 minutes. Stir often.
  • Boil mixture for 7 minutes. Stir gently and stir often.
  • Remove from heat and add marshmallows, chocolate chips and vanilla. Once this step has begun stir firmly and continuously until the marshmallows and chocolate chips are melted. Then quickly pour into a pan and put the pan in the refrigerator or a cold location until set-up.


  • Follow the steps in the recipe very closely
  • A metal pan with square edges will make more uniform pieces
  • Using parchment paper makes the fudge much easier to remove from the pan
  • Fudge will set-up quickest in a cool spot like the refrigerator, garage or an enclosed porch
  • Use a bench scraper to cut uniform pieces as easily as possible


Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 19mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 25g | Vitamin A: 44IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 1mg