3 Ingredient Chocolate Fudge for Christmas

This is an Easy 3 ingredient Chocolate Fudge recipe that is perfect for Christmas! Chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla come together to make a homemade fudge that’s bursting with chocolate flavor. It’s a simple treat to put together for gifts and sharing this holiday season.

Lately, I have been testing out lots of different fudge recipes! I’m loving this easy homemade treat. This 3 ingredient fudge is rich, creamy, and easy to make at home. Plus, it’s perfect by itself or with your own tasty additions. Ready to get started making your own tasty chocolate fudge? Keep reading to get this simple recipe. 3 ingredient chocolate fudge recipe pin

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How To Make 3 Ingredient Chocolate Fudge

That’s right! You only need 3 ingredients to create your own delicious chocolate fudge at home. Ready to begin?3 Ingredient Chocolate Fudge ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pro Tip: If you intend to freeze your fudge, be sure to use real vanilla extract, not imitation. Imitation vanilla extract does not freeze well.

Step By Step Instructions

This 3 ingredient chocolate fudge recipe needs 5 minutes of prep time and 1 hour to rest.

  1. Line an 8” baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Add the sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips to a large, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave them on high for 45 seconds. Stir. If the chocolate has not fully melted, microwave for an additional 30 seconds.stirring chocolate for 3 Ingredient Chocolate Fudge
  3. Add the vanilla and stir to combine.
  4. Transfer the fudge to the parchment-lined baking sheet and spread it out using a spoon or offset spatula.
  5. While the fudge is still wet, add any sprinkles or additional toppings you desire.
  6. Place the fudge in the fridge to set– this should take about an hour. Once the fudge is set, slice it into squares and serve.cooling christmas fudge

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stacked 3 ingredient chocolate fudge

Important recipe Notes

Here are a few important notes to remember when you’re making this chocolate fudge at home:

  • You can store any leftover 3 ingredient chocolate fudge in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • You must use sweetened condensed milk in this recipe– not evaporated milk.
  • Any kind of chocolate will work in this recipe. Dark chocolate is especially delicious!
  • If the fudge is too hard to cut, allow it to sit at room temperature for 10 minutes. Additionally, running your knife under hot water before slicing will ensure smooth, easy slices.

Additional Toppings for Chocolate fudge

This 3 ingredient chocolate fudge is perfect all by itself! The smooth, rich chocolate will have you reaching for more! Plus, it’s so easy to make, you’ll have a hard time coming up with excuses to avoid this sweet treat. Want to know the best part?

3 Ingredient Chocolate Fudge is the perfect vehicle for a wide variety of extra toppings! Once you’ve mastered this easy fudge recipe, you’ll be adding all your favorite treats to these fudgy squares. Here are a few of my favorite ideas:

Can you think of more delicious additions for this 3 ingredient chocolate fudge recipe? Share your own ideas in the comment section, so I can try them next! Then, be sure to come back and tell me what you think of this easy fudge recipe.

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3 INGREDIENT CHOCOLATE FUDGE

This Easy Chocolate Fudge recipe is made with just 3 ingredients! Chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla come together to make a homemade fudge that’s bursting with chocolate flavor. It’s a simple treat to put together for gifts and sharing this holiday season.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course Dessert, Snack

Ingredients
  

  • 1 can 14 oz. sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Line an 8” baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Add the sweetened condensed milk and chocolate chips to a large, microwave-safe bowl. Microwave them on high for 45 seconds. Stir. If the chocolate has not fully melted, microwave for an additional 30 seconds.
  • Add the vanilla and stir to combine.
  • Transfer the fudge to the parchment-lined baking sheet and spread it out using a spoon or offset spatula.
  • While the fudge is still wet, add any sprinkles or additional toppings you desire.
  • Place the fudge in the fridge to set-- this should take about an hour. Once the fudge is set, slice it into squares and serve.
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  1. Kimeri McGee says:

    5 stars
    This makes the best fudge! Yum!

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