It’s time for more Christmas fudge!

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This is “Philly” Fudge!

AuthorRetroRuth
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Tested Recipe!

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 3 oz cream cheese
 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
 2 oz melted unsweetened chocolate
 ¼ tsp vanilla
 1 dash salt
 ½ cup chopped pecans

1

Place cream cheese in a bowl; cream it until soft and smooth. Slowly blend the sugar into it. Add the melted chocolate. Mix well.

2

Add vanilla salt and chopped pecans and mix until well blended.

3

Press into a well-greased, shallow pan. Place in refrigerator until firm (about 15 mins). Cut into squares.

Ingredients

 3 oz cream cheese
 2 cups sifted powdered sugar
 2 oz melted unsweetened chocolate
 ¼ tsp vanilla
 1 dash salt
 ½ cup chopped pecans

Directions

1

Place cream cheese in a bowl; cream it until soft and smooth. Slowly blend the sugar into it. Add the melted chocolate. Mix well.

2

Add vanilla salt and chopped pecans and mix until well blended.

3

Press into a well-greased, shallow pan. Place in refrigerator until firm (about 15 mins). Cut into squares.

Philly Fudge

I decided to double this recipe so it would fit in my pan, so the amount you see in the pictured below is a double recipe!

This came together really fast, just like the recipe promised, except it came together into a dough. Which was a little strange because I was expecting a more liquidy candy that would have to harden.

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Then I realized something. This recipe is similar to those cream cheese mints that everyone always makes for Easter and potlucks. Do you know the ones I am talking about? Or is that only a Midwestern thing?

Anyway, time for a taste test.

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“Interesting.”

“What?”

“So, this is supposed to be fudge?”

“Yes. Does it taste like fudge?”

“No, it tastes like frosting. Refrigerated frosting.”

The Verdict: It’s Just Frosting

From The Tasting Notes –

If you like cream cheese frosting, especially without the cake, then this is the candy for you. This was in no way bad, it was actually very delicious, but that’s because I love chocolate cream cheese frosting. It was rich, a little tangy, and was loaded with powdered sugar. It even had that “grit” that you get when a recipe has taken on a lot of powdered sugar. Overall, it was good candy, but not as good as Magic French Fudge!

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