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Quick and Easy

Foolproof Fudge Cutouts


2 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
2 pounds

Chocolate fudge is even more fun when it's cut into these festive Easter shapes! Use a cookie cutter to slice your finished fudge into bunnies, eggs and more for the perfect Easter dessert.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
30 minutes


  • 3 cups
    HERSHEY'S Special Dark Chocolate Chips or HERSHEY'S Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips (1-1/2 pkgs, 12-oz. each)
  • 1 can
    sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk) (14-oz.)
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 cup
    walnuts chopped (optional)
  • 1 1/2 tsps
    vanilla extract

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
Baking Pan 13x9x2-Inch Baking Pan
Foil Foil
Microwave-Safe Bowl Microwave-Safe Bowl
Microwave Microwave
Measuring Cups Measuring Cups
Refrigerator Refrigerator
Cutting Board Cutting Board
Cookie Cutters Cookie Cutters

Line 13x9x2-inch pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan.


Place chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and salt in large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at high (100%) 1 minute; stir. Microwave an additional 15 to 30 seconds or just until chips are melted and mixture is smooth when stirred. Stir in walnuts, if desired, and vanilla. Immediately spread evenly in prepared pan. Cover; refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.


Use foil to lift fudge out of pan; place on cutting board. Peel off foil. With cookie cutters, cut into favorite shapes. Store tightly covered in cool, dry place.


Before placing fudge in refrigerator, top with rainbow sprinkles; cut into rectangular pieces when firm.

Conventional Directions: Melt chips with sweetened condensed milk and salt in heavy saucepan over lowest heat. Remove from heat; stir in walnuts, if desired and vanilla. Spread evenly in prepared pan.

Variations: Use the following instead of chocolate chips:

Butterscotch Fudge: Substitute 3 cups (almost two 11-oz. pkgs.) HERSHEY'S Butterscotch Chips.

Peanut Butter Fudge: Substitute 2-1/2 cups (about 1-1/2 10-oz. pkgs.) REESE'S Peanut Butter Chips.

White Fudge: Substitute 3 cups (1-1/2 12-oz. pkgs.) HERSHEY'S Premier White Creme Chips.

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