Candy Corn Fudge Recipe

This Candy Corn Fudge recipe is the perfect treat all season long!  Rich chocolate fudge studded with sweet candy corns – so delicious!

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Fudge is one of those quintessential candies that I associate with the holidays.  Granted, it’s more commonly eaten during Thanksgiving and Christmas but heck – why not Halloween?  I haven’t ever had fudge that I didn’t love but there is something special about Candy Corn Fudge.  This fudge recipe is incredible rich and the candy corns add an interesting texture and flavor to the fudge.

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Candy corn is actually made with honey so it imparts a flavor not typically associated with classic fudge into this delicious treat.  And, of course, how can anyone resist the classic, bright colors of candy corn?  The boys absolutely love this fudge and it’s not too hard to figure out why :)

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I love that this recipe incorporates two of my favorite holiday candies into one fabulous fudge!

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To make the fudge even prettier, I placed candy corn in rows so that each piece would have a candy corn.  I think it really makes them look special!

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Candy Corn Fudge Recipe

Candy Corn Fudge Recipe

Ingredients

  • 7 oz jar marshmallow creme
  • 1 1/2 c sugar
  • 2/3 c evaporated milk
  • 2 Tbls unsalted butter
  • 1 1/2 c or 12 oz Brach's candy corn plus some for topping
  • 1 c semisweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Line an 8 in square pan with foil and butter foil. You need to do this first because the fudge requires your constant attention and there isn't time to do this step later.
  2. Combine marshmallow creme, evaporated milk, butter, and sugar in a large, heavy pan.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat stirring constantly.
  4. Continue cooking until mixture reaches 235 degrees on a candy thermometer. This should take around 10-15 minutes. It's important that you stir constantly so that it doesn't burn. You will see the color turn caramel and then you'll know you're getting close.
  5. Remove the mixture from heat and stir in the chocolate and candy corn. I added the chocolate first and stirred a few times before adding the candy corn so that the candy corn wouldn't melt. You don't want to wait too long though or it will be hard to stir in.
  6. Transfer to the foil-lined pan and smooth the top. This is when I added the candy corn. I tried to space it about where I would cut the pieces so that each piece of fudge would have a candy corn on it.
  7. Chill until set - at least two hours, or overnight.
  8. Take it out of the pan, remove the foil (it should peel right off), and cut into squares. Enjoy!
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  1. YUM!!!!

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  3. This is so unique and lovely..yum.. Very creative.. LOVE IT.. I would LOVE to have you link it to my linky party going on today – Pin’Inspirational Thursdays over at The ArtsyGirl Connection – TY :)) Link is -http://theartsygirlconnection.blogspot.com/2011/10/pinspirations-pinterest-inspirational.html

  4. Oh, Yummy! I can’t believe I had to read this. Now I want some fudge. :)

    Thanks for sharing. I am visiting from the Blog Hop Til You Drop and glad I stopped by. I am going to have to pin this in my “Foods to Die For” board on Pinterest.

    Blessings,
    LaVonne @ Long Wait For Isabella

  5. Oh how yummy and so festive. Candy corn=Halloween to me and fudge just makes it all the better!

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  11. Your Candy Corn Fudge caught my eye over at Freshman Friday! Your tutorial is great-I love the pictures of how long to cook the fudge. That’s super helpful. I would love it if you would share this at my October “It’s a Celebration” link party here! http://www.inspirationforcelebration.com/2011/10/its-celebration-link-party-october-2011.html
    Christina

  12. These look so incredibly yummy!

  13. That looks delicious! But What is Candy Corn exactly? We don’t get it here!

  14. Perfect for Fall!

  15. Thank you for the fudge recipe, two of my favorite foods, candy corn and fudge.

    :) Lori m

  16. @Lori m You bet Lori! I couldn’t agree more!

  17. It looks yummy!

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  18. Dannng that looks so good I am going to give it a try this year. New follower from the hop hope you can come by and say hello

  19. new blog follower

    My husband is going to fall over and die when I make this as he is a lover of chocolate and candy corn
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  20. This is so halloween-y (my new made up word) and I really love it!! I bet my kids would go crazy for it too! If you have a chance, I would love it if you shared this and anything else you may have at Makin’ You Crave Monday over at MrsHappyHomemaker.com!

  21. Fudge and Candy Corn…it just doesn’t get any better than that! A little confession – I have an obsession with candy corn too!

  22. Oh my gosh this looks totally yummy!! I love them. I would LOVE for you to stop over and link these and anything Halloween in my Halloween link up! I’d love to have you!

    Thanks for sharing, Kelli
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  23. Candy Corn + fudge… two of my favorite things! I’d love if you’d link up to my new link party! http://www.sweettreatsandgoodeats.com/2011/10/this-weeks-rfob.html

  24. Oh.My.YUM!!! I am going to have to try this for sure – my hubby doesn’t eat candy EXCEPT candy corn, so I bet he’d eat this!
    I would love for you to link this up to {Not So} Tough Tuesdays on One Tough Mother going on until Wednesday at midnight!

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    Hope to see you there!

  25. I Love your recipe! Would you come over to Cast Party Wednesday tomorrow and share your tasty recipe with us?
    Thanks
    I hope to see you there!
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  27. Oh man, wow, that takes candy corn to a whole new level. Thanks for linking up to Refresh Your Nest Friday!

  28. PS- be sure to stop back to see if you were featured this week. {hint, hint…}

  29. Fudge plus candy corn? YUM!!!

  30. This looks so festive – candy corn and I am SOLD! I’d love it if you would add this recipe (and other holiday/seasonal sweets) to the {holiday sweet swap} I am hosting through December 31st! Hope to see you there!
    http://shakentogether.blogspot.com/2011/09/holiday-sweet-swap-link-party-is-open.html

  31. never would have thought to do this. but, it looks so good.

  32. Imam going to have to look for some vegan substitutes; these look amazing!

  33. I LOVE Candy Corn!! These look scrumptious!

    Please feel free to link them up to my Make Yourself Monday blog hop!

    For Love of Cupcakes

  34. Yum! I love candy corn and fudge too! Sounds like a great combination!

  35. I’ve never made fudge before but this looks totally do-able. Thanks for linking to Things I’ve Done Thursday.

    Melanie
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  36. Oh my, this looks SO tasty! Thanks for the recipe, I have got to try it soon!

  37. OMG! You just put my two favies together into one! What’s a girl to do! LOL! I love this!

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  38. mredd5767 says:

    Hey Trish,
    I tried to make your fudge last night but it was a disaster. I was heating the marshmallow cream, sugar, e. milk and butter for about 20 mins I know you said 10 to 15 mins. I looked on your picture posted on how it should look at 12 mins. I was waiting for it to totally melt and have a caramel type liquid but I never got to that. at 20 mins I stopped and added the chocolate chips and everything hardened really quick. It stuck to my bowl and I had to throw everything out. What did I do wrong?

  39. Trish @MomOnTimeout says:

    @mredd5767 I’m so sorry it didn’t work out for you! It definitely shouldn’t take 20 minutes. Do you remember if you had it at med-high heat? The most important thing is to get it to 235 degrees. What temp were you at when you added the chocolate?

  40. I love fudge. This looks very festive! Thanks for linking up for Friday Favorites. I’m featuring you this week. Come by and grab my featured button if you’d like one.

  41. Featuring YOU over on my blog today. :) Thank you so much for linking up to my fa-boo-lous link party. This looks so yummy! Have a great weekend!

    Ginger @ gingersnapcrafts.com

    http://www.gingersnapcrafts.com/2011/10/fa-boo-lous-friday-halloween-t-shirt.html

  42. Wow – I could use some of these right now! ;) They look soooo good. :)

  43. Love this! I am crazy for candy corn! Pinning this so we can make these on Halloween. I hope you’ll stop by and share these over at Gettin’ Krafty With It!

    http://kraftykat76.blogspot.com/2012/10/gettin-krafty-with-it_8.html

  44. Oh yes. That sure looks amazing

  45. Oh man I agree…candy corn and fudge?! Yum! Thanks for sharing at The Fun In Functional!

  46. I love this recipe!!! We adore fudge in this house!

  47. Looks so yummy!!

  48. This is so perfect for Halloween snacking! Adding it to my party lineup!
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