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Rocky Road Fudge

This is my sister Robyn’s rocky road fudge recipe. She has been making this for a long time and usually gifts it at the holidays! Everyone loves it.

Fudge piled up on a plate with a chopping block of more fudge behind it

Questions that need answering

Why does my sister Robyn only make this rocky road fudge during the holiday season? Is she trying to starve us all? Why can’t we have this fudge year round?

Those are the questions that go through my mind when I receive my tin of holiday treats from her.  What I say though, is, “Thank you!”

As I walk away with the tin clutched in my hands, the questions above start to rattle around in my head again.  Is she trying to starve me?  Does she still love me?  Isn’t she supposed to love me?  I’m her sister.

Then the light bulb goes off over my head and I say to myself, “Why haven’t I made this rocky road fudge myself?

I have the recipe and I’ve been making it ever since.

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How to make rocky road fudge

Pre-step

Gather a medium sauce pan and 8 x 8 pan.  Grease the pan and line it with plastic wrap.

Step one

Gather the ingredients: bittersweet chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, almond butter, mini marshmallows and butter. (A)

Step two

Add all the ingredients but the marshmallows to a saucepan and melt on medium heat. (B)

Chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, mini marshmallows, and peanut butter on a table and then a sauce pan with the chocolate melted

Step three

Fold the mini marshmallows into the chocolate mixture and pour it into the 8 x 8 pan. (C)

Place in the refrigerator for 2 hours.

Step four

Turn the pan upside down and peel off the plastic wrap and flip over so you can cut it. (D)

Fudge batter in the pan on the left and the right is after the fudge has been in the refrigerator for a few hours

Step five

Cut into squares.

Fudge cut on a cutting board

Now, I pile the rocky road fudge on a plate.

Fudge piled up on a plate with a chopping block of more fudge behind it

And Christopher bites into a piece of rocky road fudge.

A bite taken out of the fudge with some pieces strewn on the table

Yummy!  It is so good.

I made Christopher take the rocky road fudge to work in order to keep it away from my thighs.

Okay, okay, I kept four pieces and I ate the four pieces.

In two days.

Heroic.

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A square photo of fudge piled up on a plate with a more on a chopping block behind it

Robyn’s Rocky Road Fudge

This rocky road fudge is incredibly addictive.  You have been warned.
5 from 4 votes
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Chocolate
Keyword: rocky road fudge
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 26 servings
Calories: 182kcal

Ingredients

  • 10 ounce bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup butterscotch chips
  • 1 cup almond butter or peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoons butter
  • 8 – 10 ounces mini marshmallows

Instructions

Make it!

  • Place chocolate chips, butterscotch chips, almond butter and butter in a medium saucepan
  • Melt on medium heat, standing there stirring while it melts
  • Stir in marshmallows
  • Transfer chocolate mixture into baking dish
  • Place in refrigerator for at least 2 hours, I leave it in the fridge overnight
  • Remove from dish and take off plastic wrap
  • Cut fudge into squares
  • Eat 1 or 2 pieces
  • Hide the others from your sight
  • Smile
  • Enjoy
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Nutrition

Serving: 1square | Calories: 182kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 50mg | Potassium: 140mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 0.5mg
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15 Comments

  1. Always love a family recipe! This looks so fun and festive…great to make with kids, I’m sure! Love the view of it from the sides! Thanks for sharing ๐Ÿ™‚

    1. Thanks so much Ginny! They really are. My sister usually uses the white mini marshmallows but I felt like brightening it up!

  2. Such a fun and easy treat to enjoy any time of the year! I’m thinking of keeping some stashed away in the freezer.

  3. I love family recipes! They are so special. I am so glad I found this. I can’t wait to try this and let it become one of my family recipes! xoxo