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Straightforward Cookie Dough Fudge – Sugar Spun Run


This fast and straightforward Cookie Dough Fudge comes collectively on the range in simply quarter-hour. It’s virtually foolproof, completely sweetened, and makes use of no eggs or uncooked flour so it’s fit for human consumption! Recipe features a how-to video.

square of cookie dough fudge missing one bite among other fudge squares

We’re formally within the last few days earlier than Christmas. When you’re celebrating, are you prepared? Have you ever completed your whole purchasing? Adorned your tree? Baked your whole desserts? I hope you mentioned “no” to that final query, as a result of I’ve bought one last (tremendous straightforward!) dessert for you that you simply don’t need to overlook. It’s the *excellent* mashup of my edible cookie dough and straightforward fudge recipe: my cookie dough fudge!

Cookie dough fudge has all of the basic cookie dough flavors (butter, brown sugar, vanilla, salt, chocolate chips) and the deliciously decadent texture of fudge. It’s the perfect recipe for a fast last-minute dessert, particularly since there’s no precise baking required.

This recipe takes simply quarter-hour to arrange on the range and only some hours to arrange, so you possibly can have agency, flavorful fudge very quickly, any time of 12 months.

Let’s get cooking!

What You Want

overhead view of ingredients for cookie dough fudge

Most of those substances are fairly primary, however there’s one you actually want to concentrate to. Right here’s what you want:

  • Flour. Any all-purpose flour will work effectively right here. You’ll need to warmth deal with it (solely takes just a few seconds, I’ll present you the way to do that rapidly within the microwave!) and sift it earlier than you employ it to keep away from the chance of any sickness from uncooked flour.
  • White chocolate chips. Use a great high quality white chocolate chip, I like Ghirardelli.
  • Sweetened condensed milk. One of many greatest errors individuals make with this fudge is utilizing evaporated milk as an alternative of sweetened condensed milk (an enormous downside I’ve seen individuals run into with my cake batter fudge). Evaporated milk is offered proper beside sweetened condensed milk, and whereas they give the impression of being comparable, your fudge is not going to arrange correctly if that is used.
  • Butter. This provides to the creaminess of the fudge in addition to to the basic cookie dough style. Use unsalted butter, or your fudge will prove too salty.
  • Brown sugar. You should utilize both gentle or darkish brown sugar; I usually favor darkish brown sugar, which makes the fudge barely sweeter, richer and darker in colour (so nearer in keeping with what cookie dough really appears to be like like!).
  • Vanilla extract. Like brown sugar, vanilla extract is a key cookie dough taste. We’ll add a great quantity right here to ensure the flavour actually shines.
  • Salt. To steadiness the sweetness of this fudge, we’ll add some salt. Desk salt works positive right here!
  • Semisweet chocolate chips. I like to make use of a mix of mini and common semisweet chips. I like to make use of semisweet as a result of not solely is that this what’s mostly utilized in chocolate chip cookies, however the semi-sweet half helps counter a number of the sweetness of the fudge.

SAM’S TIP: Since some flours have been discovered to be contaminated with E.coli, I like to recommend you warmth deal with your flour. Warmth treating the flour might appear to be an pointless step since we’re cooking the fudge, however it doesn’t get fairly sizzling sufficient to kill micro organism whereas it’s on the stovetop. To eradicate any threat, I prefer to first warmth deal with my flour within the microwave, which takes seconds. You may also warmth it within the oven, which is what I do with my cookie dough bites and cookie dough buttercream. Flour could be vulnerable to clumping after heat-treating, so I at all times sift it into the fudge to take away any lumps.

Keep in mind, that is simply an summary of the substances I used and why. For the total recipe please scroll all the way down to the underside of the submit!

collage of 6 images showing how to make cookie dough fudge (steps detailed below)
  1. Microwave your flour in 10 second increments till it exceeds 160F. Put aside.
  2. Mix your white chocolate chips, condensed milk, butter, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan. Warmth this over medium-low warmth till all the things is melted and clean.
  3. Scale back your warmth to low and sift the flour into the pan. Stir to mix.
  4. Shortly add ½ cup of your semisweet chocolate chips and stir briefly, however not an excessive amount of. You don’t need to soften your chips!
  5. Pour the fudge into your ready pan and clean the highest with a spatula.
  6. Prime the fudge with extra semisweet chocolate chips. Let it sit at room temperature till it’s set, normally 2-4 hours, however it might take longer. Slice and revel in!

SAM’S TIP: For lovely chocolate swirls and fudge that really appears to be like like cookie dough, don’t over-mix the fudge after including your chocolate chips! The chocolate chips start to soften immediately, and in case you over-mix, you should have a fudge that simply appears to be like like chocolate. Whereas there’s nothing flawed with chocolate cookie dough, we wish distinct pops of chocolate chips! When you’re anxious about doing this, you possibly can at all times pour half of your fudge into the pan, add ½ cup of chocolate chips over the half, then add the remaining fudge and gently swirl the layers collectively, then high with remaining chocolate chips. 

square piece of cookie dough fudge topped with mini chocolate chips among other fudge squares

Incessantly Requested Questions

My fudge received’t set. What’s flawed with it?

When you’ve waited quite a lot of hours and your fudge continues to be liquidy, there’s a great likelihood an ingredient was mis-measured or a substitute was made (you didn’t by accident use evaporated milk as an alternative of condensed, did you?).

My fudge is all brown with out discernable chips. Why did this occur?

Once you add your semisweet chocolate chips, you have to be very fast and deliberate in order that they don’t soften into your fudge. It will occur quick, so you have to combine and get the fudge within the pan at first blends collectively.

Do I’ve to warmth deal with my flour?

I imply, I’m not your mom, however I extremely advocate you are taking the additional few seconds for this necessary step. Uncooked flour can transmit foodborne sickness, so in case you don’t need to threat getting sick, take the few seconds to microwave your flour earlier than utilizing it!

overhead view of cookie dough fudge squares decorated with mini chocolate chips

Get pleasure from!

Let’s bake collectively! I’ll be strolling you thru all of the steps in my written recipe and video under! When you do this recipe, be sure you tag me on Instagram, and you may also discover me on YouTube and Fb

square of cookie dough fudge missing one bite among other fudge squares

Cookie Dough Fudge

This fast and straightforward Cookie Dough Fudge comes collectively on the range in simply quarter-hour. It is virtually foolproof, completely sweetened, and makes use of no eggs or uncooked flour so it is fit for human consumption! Recipe features a how-to video!


Course: Sweet, Dessert

Delicacies: American

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook dinner Time: 5 minutes

Servings: 32 1” items

Energy: 172kcal

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  • Line an 8×8” (20x20cm) sq. pan with parchment paper or aluminum foil. If utilizing aluminum foil, calmly butter the floor to forestall sticking. Put aside. Measure out your chocolate chips at this level, too, dividing them into ½ cup (85g) and ¼ cup (40g) measurements.

  • Warmth-treat flour by putting in a microwave-safe dish and warmth in 10-second increments till it reaches a temperature above 160F (71C). Put aside.

  • In a medium-sized saucepan, mix white chocolate chips, condensed milk, butter, sugar, and salt. Flip stovetop warmth to medium low and stir continuously till butter and chocolate chips are utterly melted and combination is clean.

  • Scale back warmth to low and sift flour into the pan, then stir till utterly mixed.

  • Take away from warmth, add vanilla extract, and stir effectively.

  • Working rapidly, add ½ cup (85g) chocolate chips and stir till *simply* mixed (don’t overmix or your cookie dough fudge will change into very chocolatey!). Instantly pour into ready baking pan and clean with a spatula if wanted. Sprinkle remaining chocolate chips evenly over the floor.

  • Permit fudge to set utterly at room temperature, this normally takes 2-4 hours, then slice and serve!



Cookie dough fudge will preserve in an hermetic container for a minimum of one week. It should preserve longer within the fridge (about 3 weeks) however will change into very agency when chilled.


Serving: 11″ piece | Energy: 172kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 2g | Fats: 8g | Saturated Fats: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 1g | Monounsaturated Fats: 2g | Trans Fats: 1g | Ldl cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 112mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 104IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 64mg | Iron: 1mg

Dietary info is predicated on third-party calculations and ought to be thought-about an estimate solely. Precise dietary content material will differ based mostly upon manufacturers used, measuring strategies, cooking technique, portion sizes, and extra.




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