Monday, June 15, 2015

4th of July Fudge -aka Ridiculously Easy Layered Fudge

The minute I saw the Oreo Fudge that Bloggy Buddy Liz made I bookmarked it. The only thing is, I'm one of the two people in the world that's not fond of Oreo's... So, I could either sub the cookies with chocolate chip cookies or opt to leave them out entirely. I went with the latter and coated the top with red, white and blue jimmies. This Fourth of July Fudge truly is ridiculously easy to make and can be changed up for any holiday simply by using color coordinated jimmies or candy on the top. I think you'll like it if you try it folks:@)
I used a 4.5x8.5 bread pan to make sure I had nice thick pieces of fudge. You can get the Oreo version HERE.
This is a nice soft, creamy fudge. I'm thinking it would be a great frozen summertime treat too:@)

Ridiculously Easy Layered Fudge-from That Skinny Chick Can Bake
14oz can sweetened condensed milk, stirred and divided in half-I used a kitchen scale
1 C semi-sweet chocolate chips-I used Ghirardelli
2 Tblsp butter-I cut back to 1 Tblsp 
1 C white chocolate chips-I used Ghirardelli
  1. Line pan with non-stick foil. A bread pan made my fudge about 1" thick.
  2. Place half of the milk and chocolate chips into a microwavable bowl. Microwave at 30 second intervals (or less-you know your microwave), stirring after each, until chips have melted.
  3. Pour into pan and smooth top. I put it in the fridge while I mixed the rest.
  4. Add remainder of milk, 2 Tblsp butter (if using) and white chips in a microwavable bowl. Microwave at 30 second intervals, stirring after each, until chips have melted.
  5. Pour over the chocolate layer. Smooth top and add sprinkles or candy of your choice. Lightly press candy into fudge.
  6. Place in fridge until firm, cut into squares and enjoy!


  1. So festive Lynn! Love your fudge covered with red, white and blue sprinkles. I'm pinning it to my Patriotic Treats board :)

  2. I have always made "spoon" fudge--meaning it never gets set enough to cut into squares. This sounds foolproof!!


  3. Looks perfect, I have always had trouble with fudge. I don't think I could mess this one up.

  4. i've never been much of a fudger. too dang sweet for me!

  5. I love Fudge! This version looks delicious!

  6. Yes it is so easy, Lynn, but it's soooo pretty, too! I even have the red, white and blue sprinkles to add to the top. This would be a great fudge for any holiday by changing up the seasonal sprinkles. I think my grands would love making this at Nana's Cooking Camp, don't you?

  7. That would be great for the 4th! Patriotic fudge, gotta love it! :)

  8. Holy wow, this is easy! Very fun and festive Lynn!

  9. Lynn, you sure helped me out by posting this recipe! I needed a new and great recipe! Wowzers, I'm so lucky you shared this with us! Yummy!
    Have a happy week!

  10. What a terrific idea!!! I may just have to make this again with a patriotic flair---what a fun twist :)

  11. Can't wait to try these....looks sooo good.

  12. Oh my goodness, Lynn -- I've already pinned this recipe. It looks and sounds so delicious!!! I love anything made with Eagle Brand milk and chocolate chips, too. :) These also look really pretty and festive for the Fourth of July. Thanks so much for sharing with us and have a great rest of the week!!


    Denise at Forest Manor

  13. That Fudge would be a great hit at our celebration, it looks awesome! Thanks so much for sharing your post with Full Plate Thursday and have a great day!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen


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