Milk chocolate and marshmallows make this no fail fudge super creamy and super easy. No candy thermometer needed! And this recipe makes more than enough to share.
Oh my goodness, I love fudge. I’ve made this recipe year after year for forever and it’s never failed me. It’s always smooth and chocolatey and the pecans give it a wonderful crunch.
If you don’t like pecans, use chopped walnuts instead. Or just leave them out. Your No Fail Fudge will be just as delicious.
You’re going to love how easy this recipe is because you don’t need a candy thermometer! One thing you do need, though, is a heavy pot. Mine is the bottom of an old pressure cooker (I have no idea what ever happened to the top, I’m not sure I’ve ever actually seen it).
Ain’t she a beaut?
Start by bringing sugar, evaporated milk, butter, and salt to a rolling boil.
It should look like this when you start your timer.
Cook it for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Then add the marshmallows, chocolate chips, pecans, and vanilla.
Stir for a minute or two until everything is nice and melty and smooth.
To save a lot of work, pour your fudge into a disposable foil pan**. Smooth the top all nice and perty.
Cool it in the fridge, pop it out of the pan onto a cutting board, and cut it into squares. FYI, you might destroy the pan getting the fudge out so buy the cheapest you can find. A light (and I’m talking light here) spray of cooking spray helps. But make it really light, nobody likes greasy fudge.
Put the pieces in some cute holiday mini muffin papers and into a pretty box or tin to share.
**Reuse the foil pan (if you can) or put it in the recycling.