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How to Make Fudge with Children

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Make 5 minute fudge in the microwave! Only 3 ingredients which makes this recipe so easy to make with children!
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  • 3 cups of semisweet chocolate chips or choose any chip flavor you desire
  • 1 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/4 cup of butter


  • Pour chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and 1/4 cup of butter in a microwave safe bowl
  • Put bowl in microwave for 3 minutes, stop to stir midway
  • After 3 minutes, stir and mix until you get a smooth, creamy fudge texture
  • Pour fudge mixture into a glass 8x8 (for thick fudge) or 13x9 (for thin fudge) baking dish
  • Smooth out your fudge mix in the bottom of the baking dish
  • Optional: add candy mix ins, sprinkles or nuts
  • Place glass baking dish in the refrigerator for approximately 2 hours or until fudge has set
  • Cut into squares and serve


*The fudge will be hot when it comes out of the microwave. Please use hot pads and assist children. Also be sure to help children with cutting the fudge*
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