Recipes and Cooking 5-Minute Cherry-Walnut Fudge 3.5 (14) Turn to this easy fudge recipe when you need a low-fuss dessert to share with a crowd. Walnuts and dried cherries make this homemade fudge taste like something you'd get at a fancy bakery. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on September 1, 2014 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 5 mins Chill Time: 30 mins Total Time: 35 mins Servings: 24 Yield: 24 pieces Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 12 ounce package semisweet chocolate pieces ⅔ cup sweetened condensed milk ¾ cup snipped dried cherries ¾ cup chopped walnuts, toasted if desired 1 teaspoon vanilla Directions Line a cookie sheet with waxed paper; set aside. In a medium microwave-safe bowl microwave chocolate pieces and sweetened condensed milk on 100% power (high) for 1 minute; stir. Microwave about 1 minute more or until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth, stirring every 30 seconds. Stir in 1/2 cup of the cherries, 1/4 cup of the walnuts, and the vanilla. Pour mixture onto the prepared cookie sheet and spread into a 9x6-inch rectangle. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 cup cherries and the remaining 1/2 cup walnuts. Chill about 30 minutes or until firm. Cut fudge into 1-1/2-inch squares. To Store: Layer fudge between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container; cover. Store at room temperature for up to 2 days or in the refrigerator for up to 1 month. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 132 Calories 7g Fat 18g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 24 Calories 132 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 3mg 1% Sodium 13mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Total Sugars 15g Protein 2g Vitamin C 0.3mg 2% Calcium 35mg 3% Iron 0.6mg 3% Potassium 114mg 2% Folate, total 6.4mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.