Microwave Fudge

Sweetened condensed milk gives a rich, caramel-like flavor to this easy fudge recipe. The recipe calls for butter, but you can, of course, use butter if desired.

Serves: 24Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 24


  • 1 1⁄2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1⁄2 cup butter
  • 1 1⁄2 cups sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts


  • Grease an 8-by-8-inch baking pan.
  • Combine the chocolate chips, butter, condensed milk, and vanilla extract in a microwave-safe dish.
  • Microwave on high heat for 2 minutes. Stir and microwave for 1 minutes. Stir and microwave for another minutes. Continue microwaving for short periods as needed, stirring each time, until the chocolate is thoroughly melted. (Take care not to burn the chocolate.)
  • Pour the mixture into the baking pan. Stir in the walnuts. Cover and refrigerate or freeze until set.