Cherry Cordial Fudge

Cherry Cordial Fudge
     Who doesn’t like chocolate covered cherries? Smooth cordial filling encapsulated in rich milk chocolate…My taste buds tingle just thinking about it.
     Two years ago I bought a bag of Hershey Cherry Cordial Kisses. I put them in the freezer (because I like my chocolate cold), but wasn’t quite sure what to do with the whole bag. I did not want to make peanut blossom cookies, because the cherry and peanut butter would not compliment each other. The fudge fanatic that I am, I decided to incorporate the kisses into my white chocolate fudge recipe. Add some cherry extract and red food coloring and voila: you have cherry cordial fudge!
Chopping up the kisses-It can be a messy process.
Make sure the kisses have been frozen several hours before chopping.
Bringing the sugar, evaporated milk, and butter to a rolling boil.
The fudge, after being poured into the greased baking pan.

 

Cherry Cordial Fudge
 
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Serves: 48
Ingredients
  • ¾ cup butter (1 & ½ sticks)
  • 3 cups white sugar
  • ¾ cup evaporated milk
  • 12 oz. white baking chips
  • 1&1/2 teaspoons cherry extract
  • several drops red food coloring
  • 7 oz. jar Marshmallow Creme
  • 1 cup frozen Cherry Cordial kisses, chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, stir together butter, sugar, and evaporated milk. Stirring constantly, bring mixture to a ROLLING boil. Boil and continue stirring constantly for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove from heat and immediately stir in the white chips, cherry extract, and food coloring until mixture is smooth.
  3. Quickly stir in marshmallow creme until no lumps remain.
  4. Stir in frozen chopped kisses, just enough to incorporate.
  5. Pour into a greased 9x13 inch pan. Let cool four hours on shelf or almost 2 hours in refrigerator before cutting.

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Comments

  1. I tried this recipe because I love fudge and cherry cordials just the same and thought it would be a good idea to put them both together and found this recipe. The only difference between this one and the one I made was that instead of chopping the cherry cordials up like you did, I made like a double broiler and melted the candies then added them to the fudge and it actually tasted exactly as I had planned. Thank you for the recipe. 🙂

  2. My husband just made this and it’s delicious. Thanks for the recipe!

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