25 Over-The-Top Fudge Recipes

25 Over-the-Top Fudge Recipes

It's hard to imaging there is a way to top rich decadent fudge. While we all appreciate a family recipe passed down from generation to generation, instead of making that tired chocolate fudge recipe for holiday gifts, this year experiment with these outrageous fudge recipes that are sprinkled, studded, and spiked with additional flavor-boosting ingredients.

Birthday Cake Fudge

Can't choose between fudge or cake? Then reach for this funfetti inspired fudge that has that sweet, vanilla flavor and plenty of festive colored sprinkles to delight your eyes and your taste buds.

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Butter Fudge

While this recipe sounds simple, the buttery taste is unlike any fudge you've ever tried. Enjoy this fudge in small doses because it's almost-cake batter taste is super rich.

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Cashew and Cardamom Fudge Soy Paneer

Redolent with the richness of cashews and the perfume of cardamom, fudge-like kaju barfi is a favorite South Asian sweet. Cooked-down milk, sugar, and ground cashews are combined into a concentrated paste that is seasoned with spices, then pressed into a pan and cooled. — Andrea Nguyen

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Chocolate and Cherries Fudge

This recipe is like chocolate covered cherries on overdrive. The added crunch and fat from the almonds balances the sugary sweet taste of the candied cherries.

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Chocolate and Pretzels Fudge

Enjoy this salty-sweet fudgy treat with a cold glass of milk. This fudge will also make a statement on the dessert table — the pretzels make a beautiful lacey pattern.

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Chocolate Cream Fudge

The addition of cream to the otherwise classic chocolate fudge recipe makes this decadent sweet worthy of inclusion on our over-the-top fudge roundup.

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Cookies and Cream Fudge

This simple cookies and cream fudge recipe uses both white and milk chocolate and has the added texture and flavor of the crushed cream-filled chocolate cookies to make it that much more irresistible.

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Cranberry and Cashews Fudge

Enjoy the pairing of delicately, almost-sweet flavored cashews with tart cranberries in a white chocolate fudge.

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Creamsicle Fudge

All the delicious flavor of an orange creamsicle ice cream pop without any of the mess. Enjoy this creamy, orange fudge for dessert. — FamilyFun

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Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Avocado Fudge

This fudge recipe actually has some healthful components to it. Don't feel guilty digging into this salty, sweet treat that is made rich thanks to avocado instead of butter. — Maya Nahra RD

For the Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Avocado Fudge recipe, click here.

Eggnog Fudge

Your favorite holiday drink — creamy with strong notes of cinnamon and nutmeg — is now contained in a sweet dessert offering that is perfect for your holiday dessert table (or any time during the year you find yourself with an eggnog craving).

For the Eggnog Fudge recipe, click here.

Famous Four Chip Fudge

If you like peanut butter fudge, dark chocolate fudge, milk chocolate fudge, or butterscotch fudge, you are in luck, because those four flavors combine here to make one outrageous fudge.

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Famous Fudge

It couldn't be called famous fudge without good reason — this fudge is sweet, creamy, and crunchy for the ultimate fudge trifecta.

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Funky Monkey Fudge

Chocolate, bananas, and walnuts combine in this pudding for a delightful tropical flavored treat. The bananas add a creaminess to the fudge and the nuts add the perfect amount of texture.

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Gingerbread Fudge

The pleasant heat of ginger coupled with nutmeg gives this white chocolate fudge with nuts its decadent gingerbread flavor.

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Irish Cream Fudge

You might want to save this fudge for the adults-only dessert table. Milk chocolate and Irish cream liqueur combine to make one delicious, spiked fudge perfect for an after dinner treat alongside coffee.

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Kahlua, Espresso Bean, and Bacon Fudge

This recipe combines a little booze, caffeine, and salty bacon for a trifecta of flavors that somehow complement each other rather than compete. Impress friends and family with this delicious fudge creation. — Bacon Today

For the Kahlua, Espresso Bean, and Bacon Fudge recipe, click here.

Maple Bourbon Fudge

My mom used to make fudge, so I took those flavor memories and mashed them up with my love for maple syrup and bourbon. — Emeril Lagasse

For the Maple Bourbon Fudge recipe, click here.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge

The classic sandwich found in lunchboxes across America each day is being reinvented in the form of fudge. You won't be able to resist this peanut butter and jelly combination, although it is slightly richer than that Wonder Bread sandwich you are used to eating.

For the Peanut Butter and Jelly Fudge recipe, click here.

Peppermint Fantasy Fudge

You won't be able to resist this delicious peppermint fudge recipe. Make this instead or in addition to bark for a festive holiday treat.

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Premier White Fudge with Cherry Flavored Filled DelightFulls

Enjoy this white chocolate fudge with bursts of cherry flavor. Share with friends and family for holidays, gifts, or just because it is that delicious. — Very Best Baking

For the Premier White Fudge with Cherry Flavored Filled DelightFulls recipe, click here.

Pumpkin Butterscotch Fudge Bars

You can make your own fresh pumpkin purée to use in this recipe or opt for the simpler canned pumpkin. Either way, the rich caramel flavor from the butterscotch morsels combine with the pumpkin for decadent, fall-flavored fudge.

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S’mores Fudge

All the great taste of your favorite campfire treat packed into one fudge recipe. We suggest torching the marshmallows under the broiler quickly before adding them to the fudge for a light, smoky flavored fudge.

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Sour Cream and Cherry Fudge

You might not expect to find sour cream in your fudge, but the tartness from the unsweetened cream balances the sweet cherries perfectly.

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White Chocolate Cocoa Pebbles Fudge

Breakfast cereal and white chocolate combine to make this beautifully speckled fudge. The chocolate cereal gives a nice textured crunch to the otherwise smooth fudge. — Wishes and Dishes

For the White Chocolate Cocoa Pebbles Fudge recipe, click here.