Maple Walnut Fudge Recipe
My Maple Walnut Fudge Recipe is perfectly smooth, and creamy, with authentic homemade flavor.
This Maple Walnut Fudge Recipe was a fast hit with our family and friends when my husband whipped it up recently. There is a nice little trick to adding even more homemade flavor with the walnuts.
Homemade Candy and Cookies are popular cravings throughout the year and especially during the holiday season. This recipe was inspired by a candy shop we visited on vacation in the Smoky Mountains.
Have you seen the price of fudge at those touristy candy shops? Stacy felt compelled to learn to make Maple Walnut Fudge. I love it when he gets cooking inspiration!
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My husband is a seasoned veteran in the kitchen. He enjoys baking and whipping up sweet treats to share with family, friends, and co-workers. His Strawberry Cake with Strawberry Buttercream frosting is his most requested dessert for family gatherings.
Stacy’s Maple Walnut Fudge recipe is just as good as it looks!
- 1½ Cups granulated sugar
- 5 oz.evaporated milk
- 2 Tbsp. Butter
- ¼ tsp. salt
- 2 Cups miniature marshmallows
- 2 Cups white chocolate chips
- 1 Cup chopped walnuts
- 2½ tsp. Maple extract
How To Make Maple Fudge with Walnuts
Line a large baking pan with parchment paper. Preheat the oven to 350°
Step 2 Toasting Walnuts
Spread the walnuts onto the baking pan and place them into the preheated oven.
Lightly toast the walnuts for about 6-8 minutes. Watch closely, don’t burn.
Remove the walnuts from the oven and set them aside to cool.
Now, line another large baking pan with parchment paper for pouring the fudge onto. You can use the same one if you pour the toasted walnuts into a bowl to cool.
Combine butter, evaporated milk, sugar, and salt in a large saucepan.
Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly, over medium heat.
Boil, stirring constantly, for 4½ to 5 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Stir in the marshmallows, white chocolate chips, toasted walnuts, and maple flavoring and stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted.
Pour into prepared baking pan.
Refrigerate until firm then cut and enjoy!
There wasn’t a single morsel of this Maple Walnut Fudge remaining after only a few days!
We shared with family and friends and got rave reviews from everyone. I myself thought it just melted in my mouth. My favorite part is the toasted walnuts! That’s the secret trick for the flavor pop of sweet nutty maple!
Maple Walnut Fudge Recipe
A smooth and creamy maple-flavored fudge with toasted walnuts.
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- 5 oz. evaporated milk
- 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
- 1/4 tsp. salt
- 2 cups miniature marshmallows
- 2 cups white chocolate morsels
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 2 1/2 tsp. Maple extract
- Line a large baking pan with parchment paper.
- Preheat oven to 350°
- Spread the walnuts onto the baking pan and place them into the preheated oven.
- Lightly toast the walnuts for about 6-8 minutes. Watch closely, don't burn.
- Remove the walnuts from the oven and set them aside to cool..
- Combine butter, evaporated milk, sugar, and salt in a large saucepan.
- Bring to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly, over medium heat.
- Boil, stirring constantly, for 4½ to 5 minutes.
- Remove from heat.
- Stir in the marshmallows, morsels, nuts, and maple flavoring and stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted.
- Pour into prepared baking pan.
- Refrigerate until firm.\
- Cut and enjoy!
OPTIONAL: Place one-half of each walnut in spaced rows according to how you plan to cut the fudge so that each piece will have a walnut on top.
Press the walnut half down into the fudge to set.
An 8" square pan will yield thicker fudge. Use a larger pan for thinner fudge
Amount Per Serving Calories 188Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 7mgSodium 48mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 0gSugar 24gProtein 2g
Nutrition information is estimated and may not be exact based on uncontrolled variables in home kitchens used by each individual cook.
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Maple walnut fudge is my favorite and this recipe looks delicious and easy to make. Thanks for sharing. Pinned.
I love anything Maple! Can’t wait to make some of this fudge! Pinned this and your peppermint candy!
Your fudge looks so good. I don’t make it often, but you are inspiring me.
Thanks for sharing at Turn It Up Tuesday,
Me too and not I’m drooling! This looks so yummy!!! Aren’t you lucky that your husband enjoys baking!!
This would make the perfect holiday gift.
Thanks for sharing this recipe with us at Cooking and Crafting with J & J.
We hope to see you again. Have a nice week.
I am drooling! I totally pinned this! YUM!
Thanks for joining Cooking and Crafting with J & J!
Wow, that’s expensive for fudge. I can see why your hubby felt compelled to make his own. Love that he added walnuts to it since I love texture in fudge.
I can literally taste this through the screen LOL My hubby especially would love this recipe!
I can never eat just one piece of fudge! And the fudge at those stores ARE expensive. My middle daughter is the fudge maker in our family and I usually stick to fast fudge – a recipe I got from my son’s Kindergarten teacher almost 30 years ago. But I think I’m going to have to try my hand at this Maple Walnut Fudge. It looks absolutely delicious and is perfect for the holidays.
OMG! Shirley I’m drooling just looking at this fudge! It looks so yummy and perfect for the holidays!
I would love to have you share this with us on Monday and at Cooking and Crafting with J & J. I will be by on Monday to your party as a have a new blog post to share with you all. Have a wonderful day and weekend.