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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)

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

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