Cherry Conversation Heart Fudge

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I can’t help it.

I’m easily swayed by the excitement of the holiday candy and sprinkles and all things pink lining the grocery store shelves right now.  Yeah, I know we’ve had the discussion about how I’m basically indifferent to Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean I can resist all the sweets in the stores and on Pinterest.  I’m weak-willed.  I admit it.

Plus, Doodle is in this phase where he likes “pink stuff” and since I have no little girl to doll up in dresses and lacy socks, making pink fudge for myself my little guy will have to suffice.

Look, I basically forbid the Tall Boy from buying me chocolates on Valentine’s Day because I will eat the entire box all by myself.  By the 15th, no joke.

So, since I know I’m not getting a box of chocolates, I decided to make myself some fudge.

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This two-ingredient (well, three-ingredient in this case) fudge has been the rage all over blog-land.  And for good reason.

Two ingredients.

No pesky candy thermometers.

Melt.  Stir.  Chill.

Which all means quicker eating for me.

And I don’t argue with anything that gets sweets to my hips mouth super fast.

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Cherry Conversation Heart Fudge
  • 1 container cherry frosting
  • 1 bag white chocolate chips
  • ¼ cup chopped maraschino cherries
  • conversation hearts, for garnish
  1. Line a 9×9 inch baking pan with foil, extending the sides of the foil over the edge of the pan. Set aside.
  2. Over a double-boiler, melt your white chocolate chips. If microwaving, melt for one minute, then stir, microwaving at 30 second intervals until melted. I usually add a bit of canola oil to help keep the chocolate from clumping.
  3. Stir in the can of cherry frosting until well blended, then add in your chopped cherries.
  4. Spoon into prepared baking pan and sprinkle with conversation hearts.
  5. Allow fudge to chill, about 2 hours, before cutting into squares.

Check out some of these other super yummy two-ingredient fudge recipes:

Chocolate Cherry Fudge from The Domestic Rebel
Strawberry Two-Ingredient Fudge from Cookies and Cups
Salted Caramel Fudge from The Domestic Rebel
Peanut Butter Ritz White Chocolate Fudge from Cookies and Cups

And some other fabulous recipes, with a few more ingredients:

Creamy Milk Chocolate Fudge from Sugar and Spice and All Things Iced
No-Fail Chocolate Fudge from Fearless Homemaker
Chocolate Nutella and Sea Salt Fudge from Two Peas and Their Pod

Happy Monday!


I’m linked up at these great parties this week: Crazy Sweet Tuesdays, Sweet Treats Thursday, and Mrs. Fox’s Sweets!


  1. Shirley

    So pretty and it looks so easy. This is a WIN!

  2. amy @ fearless homemaker

    adorable! + thanks for sharing my fudge, too. one of my favorite easy desserts by far!

    • Ashley

      Can’t beat an easy fudge recipe! =) My problem is that I want to try (and eat) them all!

  3. Hayley

    LOVE this fudge.
    LOVE the conversation hearts.
    And LOVE that your Doodle loves pink! Real, sweet men don’t mind pink stuff. And who wouldn’t like this?!!?

  4. Ashley

    That’s right, Hayley! There is not a thing wrong with pink! =)

  5. BreAna {Sugar & Spice & All Things Iced}

    I love it! I’ve been wanting to try some two-ingredient fudge…and now the maraschino cherries in my fridge are calling to me. Thanks for linking to my fudge! 🙂

    • Ashley

      No problem! We love cherries around here, so I almost always have an open jar.

    • Ashley

      Thanks, Chandra!

  6. Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust

    This is so pretty! I, too, am addicted to buying the seasonal stuff. I have bins of it in my pantry! Thanks for sharing on Crazy Sweet Tuesday!

  7. AikoVenus

    These look so cute – I love the presentation! ^^

  8. ashley moorhouse

    The pictures on this recipe don’t link up when pinning to pinterest. Can’t wait to try these with my daughter!


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