Pistachio Cranberry Fudge

Pistachio Cranberry Fudge

Serve these wonderful chocolate, marshmallows and cranberries candies with a nutty twist to your guests as a homemade gift.

Prep Time

20

Minutes

Total Time

2:20

Hrs:Mins

Makes

6

dozen

1 1/2
bags (12-ounce size) semisweet chocolate chips (3 cups)
2
cups miniature marshmallows or 16 large marshmallows, cut in half
1
can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
cup pistachio nuts
1/2
cup dried cranberries or chopped candied cherries
1/4
cup white baking chips, melted, if desired
  1. Line square pan, 9x9x2 inches, with aluminum foil, leaving 1 inch of foil overhanging at 2 opposite sides of pan. Grease foil with butter.
  2. Place chocolate chips, marshmallows and milk in 8-cup microwavable measuring cup. Microwave uncovered on High 3 to 5 minutes, stirring every minute, until marshmallows and chips are melted and can be stirred smooth.
  3. Stir in vanilla, nuts and cherries. Immediately pour into pan. Drizzle with melted white baking chips. Refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm.
  4. Remove fudge from pan, using foil edges to lift. Cut into 9 rows by 8 rows, or cut into diamond shapes.
Makes 6 dozen candies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Variation
For a scrumptious new flavor twist, omit the cranberries, substitute hazelnuts for the pistachios and add 2 tablespoons hazelnut liqueur with the nuts.
Variation
If you like luscious, creamy chocolate fudge, just leave out the nuts and cranberries for a smooth, rich chocolate treat.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Candy)
  • Calories 75
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 15mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 11g
    • (Dietary Fiber 1g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Fruit;
    • 1 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.