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4.1 from 22 votes

Smooth Vanilla Bean Fudge

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fudge, vanilla, vanilla bean, white chocolate
Author: Kim Lange


  • 3 cups white chocolate chips
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • Optional:
  • 1/2 cup candied cherries chopped
  • 1/2 cup nuts of choice


  • Line an 8x8 baking dish with aluminum foil and set aside.
  • Melt the chocolate chips and the sweetened condensed milk in a medium sauce pan over medium heat, stirring regularly or microwave until melted. Once mixture is melted, stir in the vanilla bean paste and vanilla extract and mix.
  • Add in chopped cherries and nuts and pour into prepared pan.
  • Place in the refrigerator and let set overnight.
  • Cut into 1 inch squares and store outside of the refrigerator for up to two weeks in an airtight container. Great for gifting!