Rocky Road Fudge
Yields 30
Enjoy this traditional Rocky Road Fudge Recipe made with creme de menthe, marshmallows, walnuts and pistachio nuts.
Write a review
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
1 hr 45 min
Total Time
4 hr
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
1 hr 45 min
Total Time
4 hr
  1. 2 cups light brown sugar, firmly packed
  2. ½ cup + 2 tablespoons light cream
  3. 3 tablespoons unsweetened dark cocoa powder
  4. 3 tablespoons corn syrup
  5. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  6. 2 teaspoons vanilla
  7. 1 teaspoon crème de menthe
  8. 1 cup mini marshmallows
  9. ½ cup walnuts, toasted and chopped
  10. ½ cup pistachios, toasted and chopped
  1. Line an 8-inch square pan with foil, allowing a portion to extend over the rims of pan. Generously brush foil with melted butter. Set pan aside.
  2. Brush the sides of a 3-quart pot with butter. Combine light brown sugar, light cream, cocoa powder, corn syrup and salt into buttered pot. Place over medium heat and cook until it comes to a boil, stirring constantly. Attach a candy thermometer onto the side of pot. Decrease heat to medium-low and continue boiling candy at a steady rate until it reads 236°F on the thermometer or soft-ball stage. This should be after about 10 minutes of cooking time.
  3. Remove pot from heat and add vanilla and crème de menthe without stirring. Allow to cool to 110°F without stirring. This should take about 1 hour and 25 minutes or so. Remove thermometer and use a wooden spoon to beat fudge vigorously until it starts to thicken. Stir in marshmallows, walnuts and pistachios. Continue beating with wooden spoon until fudge begins to lose its gloss, about 7 to 10 minutes.
  4. Transfer fudge into prepared pan and spread evenly. Score fudge with a knife while still warm. Allow fudge to cool completely to room temperature. Cut into squares along the scored lines before serving.
  1. Arrange candy on a serving plate and drizzle with chocolate sauce or melted caramel. You may replace marshmallows and nuts with your own choice of add-ons like dried mixed fruit or berries.
Life. Food. Happiness.

Download a Free Cookbook Today!

Leave Rocky Road Fudge and Go Back To Recipes

Go To Dessert Recipes

Go To Candy Recipes

Go To Fudge Recipes

Go Back To Life Food Happiness Home Page


Enhanced by Zemanta

Bestselling Products on Amazon

Everything We Keep: A Novel
The Night Bird
The Sister
Death in Holy Orders (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries Book 11)
Death in Holy Orders (Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries Book 11)

From the award-winning master of literary crime fiction, a classic work rich in tense drama and psychological insight.On the East Anglian seacoast, a small theological college... read more →

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

"Turning the envelope over, his hand trembling, Harry saw a purple wax seal bearing a coat of arms; a lion, an eagle, a badger and a snake surrounding a large letter 'H'."Harr... read more →

Envy: A Second Chance Romance (Deadly Sin Series Book 2)
A Quiet Life in the Country (A Lady Hardcastle Mystery Book 1)

Prices are accurate as of January 18, 2017 4:04 am. Product prices and available are subject to change. Any price and availablility information displayed on at the time of purchase will apply to the purchase of any products.

Certain content that appears on this site comes from Amazon Services LLC. This content is provided 'AS IS' and is subject to change or removal at any time.

Tagged with:

Filed under: CandyDessertsFudgeRecipes

Like this post? Subscribe to my RSS feed and get loads more!