Billie’s fudge is the best homemade candy that I have ever tasted. Making her fudge for Christmas is one of my favorite holiday traditions. Maybe it could become one of your favorite holiday traditions too!

Billie's Fudge

This is my grandmother's fudge recipe. It was handed down to my mom, then me and now you! This creamy fudge is a success every time!


  • 3 small packages semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 8 oz jar marshmallow cream
  • 4 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 large can pet milk
  • 2 cups pecans, chopped coarsley
  • 1 t. vanilla


  1. Grease a 9 X 13 pan; set aside.

  2. In a bowl of an electric mixer, add the chocolate chips, butter, and marshmallow cream; set aside.

  3. In a 2-quart heavy-bottom saucepan, add the sugar and pet milk.

    Cook,  stirring constantly until the mixture reaches a boil.

    Continue boiling for 10 minutes without stirring. Keep and eye on it!

  4. While beating on a low setting, gradually add the syrup mixture to the chocolate chip mixture. Continue beating on a medium-high setting for 30 minutes.

    Add the pecans and vanilla, continue beating until thick and creamy, about 10 minutes.

  5. Pour into the prepared pan. 

    Cool completely.

    Cut into squares.

  6. For a party, serve on your favorite cake stand.

    For gifts, place in festive tins and containers.