Cranberry Cashew Fudge

Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 5 mins
Additional: 2 hrs
Total: 2 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 24 servings
Yield: 1 8-inch pan

The ultra smooth and creamy consistency of this fab fudge paired with the tart and tangy cherry-flavored dried cranberries and the tender crunch of the whole cashews makes this treat one more reason to leave the decorations up all year long.


1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme
1 ½ cups white sugar
1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk
¼ cup butter
½ teaspoon salt
2 cups milk chocolate chips
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup salted whole cashews
½ cup cherry-flavored dried cranberries
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Steps to Make It

  1. Line an 8-inch square pan with aluminum foil or waxed paper.
  2. Combine marshmallow crème, sugar, evaporated milk, butter, and salt together in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook for exactly 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in milk chocolate chips and semisweet chocolate chips until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth.
  3. Fold cashews and dried cranberries into the chocolate mixture; stir in vanilla extract. Pour mixture into the prepared pan. Cool at room temperature or in the refrigerator until firm, 2 hours. Cut into 1-inch squares.

 Recipe by: Karen H