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Simple Turtle Fudge Recipe

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You’re going to love this Simple Turtle Fudge Recipe. It’s one of the best fudge recipes you’re ever going to make.

If you’re looking for a sweet treat for the holiday season, this homemade fudge recipe isn’t going to disappoint.

This easy recipe made of chocolate, caramel, and a few other simple ingredients just might be your favorite way to make fudge yet. Make certain that you cut yourself a generous piece when it’s time to serve up this tasty treat!

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Combining semi-sweet chocolate and melted caramel is going to be an amazing flavor and taste. Add in the chopped pecans for a fun and unique texture, too.

Simple Turtle Fudge Recipe

Since the main thing you’re going to have to do is heat and stir, you’ll soon realize that making fudge isn’t hard at all. The combination of caramel and pecans is truly a tasty duo that you don’t want to miss.

Make certain that you have a microwave safe bowl so that you can get everything melted and smooth.

We love to make this up during the holiday season and the boys are always happy once we do. It’s a fun and easy treat that leaves them only wanting more.

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Do you need a candy thermometer to make fudge?

For this recipe, you don’t. As long as you follow the directions on the recipe card below, you should be able to melt the chocolate and make it without the need of temperature checks.

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Make it a Meal:

Thinking about giving meal planning a try? It’s really a good use of time and pays off, too. I love knowing what I’m making for the day and the week and my family really appreciates knowing as well. As you can see from my example below, it’s not hard to do at all!

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Best Fudge Recipes:

Once you make this Pecan Turtle Fudge Recipe, you’re never going to want to stop exploring all the fudge flavors. I totally get that and this is why I’ve gathered up some of my favorite fudge recipes that I can’t wait to share with all of you.

Easter Egg Fudge is so much fun to make during the Easter season.

Fantasy Fudge is one simple recipe that you’ll want to make time and time again.

Serve up this awesome Pumpkin Pie Fudge!

Don’t miss out on this Fudge and Peanut Butter Poke Cake dessert.

This Halloween Candy Corn Recipe is great for a holiday treat.

Andes Mint Fudge is one of my favorite taste and flavors.

Valentine’s Day Cake Mix Fudge shows you how crazy simple it can be to make fudge easily at home.

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What is the best way to store fudge?

Most people think that you can store it at room temperature but that isn’t the way to do it at all. If you want your fudge to stay fresh and last, store it in your fridge to keep cool. Doing this will have it stay edible for several weeks.

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Simple Turtle Fudge Recipe

You'll love this Simple Turtle Fudge Recipe! Such a great fudge recipe to make!


  • 2 cups of chocolate chips/almond bark
  • 4-6 Tablespoons of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup of caramel squares
  • 1-2 Tablespoons of heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup of caramel bits
  • 1/4 cup of pecan pieces


    Grease a lined dish and set aside. (4"X6")

    Put the chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and heat for 30 seconds at a time. Stir between each time until all is melted.

    Quickly add in condensed milk.

    (If you want to add in caramel bits and pecans now you can or you can add them to the top at the end)

    Fold the mixture into your greased dish and start making the caramel mixture.

    Unwrap the caramel squares and put them in a microwave-safe dish. Add in the heavy cream.

    Heat in 25-second bursts and pay close attention so that the caramel doesn't boil over.

    Drizzle melted caramel over the fudge and use a butter knife to make ribbons of caramel throughout.

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