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Cream Cheese-Rum Fudge

Cream Cheese-Rum Fudge

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  • Yield: 36 pieces
  • Prep 20 mins
  • Chill 1 hr

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Rum flavoring is used in these chocolate candy squares but you also could use peppermint, almond or orange extract.


  • 2 3 - ounce package cream cheese, softened
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 4 cups sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon rum flavoring*
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans
  • 3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine softened cream cheese and milk. Gradually add the powdered sugar, beating the mixture until smooth.
  2. Stir in 1 cup of the nuts, the vanilla, and rum flavoring. Stir in melted chocolate.
  3. Immediately turn fudge mixture into a foil-lined, then buttered, 8x8x2-inch pan, pressing evenly into pan. Sprinkle with remaining nuts, pressing nuts lightly. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before cutting into squares. Store the fudge in the refrigerator. Makes 36 pieces.


  • * Try substituting other flavors for rum, such as almond, peppermint, or orange extract.

Nutrition Facts

(Cream Cheese-Rum Fudge)

carb. (g) 13, pro. (g) 1, cal. (kcal) 106, vit. A (RE) 10, calcium (mg) 10, sodium (mg) 15, fiber (g) 1, sat. fat (g) 2, chol. (mg) 5, Fat, total (g) 6, iron (mg) 0

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