Paula Deens 5 Minute Fudge

Indulge in the decadent delight of Paula Deen’s 5 Minute Fudge, a quick and easy treat that will satisfy your sweet cravings in no time. This creamy, chocolatey fudge is a classic recipe that is perfect for any occasion or as a homemade gift for friends and family.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe:

This fudge recipe is not only incredibly delicious, but it’s also incredibly easy to make, requiring just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time. With its rich chocolate flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture, this fudge will become a favorite go-to dessert for any chocolate lover.


  • 1 2/3 cups white sugar
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (6 ounce) package milk chocolate chips
  • 16 large marshmallows
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped nuts


  • Combine sugar, milk, butter, and salt in a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to a boil, cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add chocolate chips; cook until melted.
  • Remove from heat; stir in marshmallows, vanilla, and nuts. Mix well.
  • Pour the mixture into an 8-inch pan.
  • Allow it to cool, then cut into squares.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Kcal: (Calories per serving)
  • Servings: 12
  • Storage: Store the fudge in an airtight container at room temperature for up to one week, or in the refrigerator for longer shelf life.

Recipe Tips:

For added flavor and texture, consider using different types of nuts such as walnuts, pecans, or almonds. You can also sprinkle some sea salt on top of the fudge before it sets for a sweet and salty contrast.

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