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My Grandma’s Fudge – Christmas Making and Baking 2016

Have you ever done or bought something but did not know why?  A few weeks ago, I bought some marshmallow creme/fluff because I wanted fudge.  Then I kept looking for a recipe that used marshmallow creme.  I didn’t find any recipes that I would want to make.  

The other day I was looking for a Sharpie marker for something.  I sometimes keep a couple in my cookbook cupboard so I looked in there.  I saw a random recipe card.  When I pulled it out, it was a recipe for my grandma’s microwave fudge.  Guess what it called for?



Back story of the recipe card – When I was in Walt Disney World on the College Program, my grandma sent me easy recipes so I could have a taste of home while I was away.

She also sent me a recipe for her White Salad.

It was nice to read the recipe card written in her handwriting.  The 8th anniversary of her death is on Christmas Eve so I feel like she is with me while I’m baking and making this Christmas season.

I ended up taking it to a party and then to church.  Everyone who tried it loved it.

Easy and yummy – It’s my kind of recipe.

My Grandma’s Fudge

Stars of the recipe:

  • 3/4 c. softened butter
  • 3 c. sugar
  • 2/3 c. evaporated milk
  • 1 (12 0z.) bag milk chocolate chips
  • 1 (7 oz.) jar marshmallow creme/ fluff
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  1. In a large microwavable bowl, combine the butter, evaporated milk, and sugar.
  2. Cook on full power uncovered for 8 mins.  Stirring occasionally.
  3. After cooking, remove from the microwave and stir in chocolate chips.  Stir until chocolate is melted.
  4. Add the marshmallow creme and vanilla.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Pour into greased 8 by 8 pan.
  7. Cool, cut, and EAT!


Come back tomorrow for a recipe for microwave peanut brittle. I might post a writer’s workshop post on Thursday and the I’ll be on holiday break through Christmas.  On the day after Christmas, I’ll be back for a countdown to the New Year.  Every day from the 26th until after the New Year I’ll be sharing top posts from the year.

During this year, I’ve shared over 130 recipes.  See which ones were favorite ones.



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