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chocolate cheese fudge squares on a white plate
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Chocolate Cheese Fudge

Grandma's secret ingredient fudge is the best chocolate cheese fudge ever. Smooth, creamy and dotted with pecans, this easy chocolate will wow everyone who tries it with its rich flavor.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Chill Time4 hrs
Total Time4 hrs 15 mins
Course: Appetizer, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 40 squares
Calories: 174kcal


  • 1 cup butter
  • 8 oz velveeta cheese
  • 8 cups powdered sugar
  • cup cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ cup pecan halves optional


  • Line a 9x9 pan with parchment paper; set aside
  • Melt together butter and velveeta until smooth on medium low heat, stirring frequently
  • Meanwhile, mix together the powdered sugar and cocoa powder in a large bowl
  • Once the cheese mixture is melted, pour it into the bowl with the cocoa and powdered sugar, along with the vanilla extract and stir well to combine everything
  • Fold in the chopped pecans, then press the mixture into the prepared pan
  • Press pecan halves onto the top of the fudge if desired, then allow to chill in fridge for at least 4 hours


Calories: 174kcal | Carbohydrates: 26g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 131mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 199IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1mg