Potato Fudge

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This potato fudge really is made with potatoes. They come together with a handful of ingredients to create a rich, sweet fudge that everyone will absolutely love.

Closeup shot of potato fudge squares stacked atop one another.

You might not think of potatoes when you think of fudge, but I’m here to change that today. Believe it or not, you can take potatoes, mix them with just a handful of ingredients, and you’ll have one of the most delicious fudges you’ve ever made!

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • It only uses a handful of simple ingredients that you can easily get at your local store.
  • It’s super easy to make.
  • It’s a rich, creamy fudge that everyone loves.

Top Tip

Chilling for a minimum of 2 hours is required, but for super tasty fudge, chill it overnight.

Closeup shot of potato fudge squares on plate.

Ingredients

This recipe only takes a handful of ingredients to make, and you’ll find them all easily at your local grocery store. Check out the recipe card at the end of the post for quantities.

  • Vanilla almond bark
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Prepared instant potatoes
  • Sprinkles
Closeup overhead shot of potato fudge ingredients in individual containers

Instructions

This is one of the easiest recipes you’ll ever make. In just a few minutes, you’ll have delicious fudge with minimal effort. The broad strokes are below. Check the recipe card for specific instructions.

1: Melt the almond bark in the microwave.

Closeup overhead shot of almond bark in bowl

2: Next, add the sweetened condensed milk and mashed potatoes.

Sweetened condensed milk being poured into bowl of melted almond bark
Closeup shot of package of instant potatoes.

3: Pour the fudge mixture into a prepared pan and top with sprinkles.

Overhead shot of potato fudge mixture in pan
Overhead shot of potato fudge covered with sprinkles

5: Refrigerate until hard, then cut into squares and serve.

Closeup shot of slab of potato fudge
Overhead shot of potato fudge squares on plate

Substitutions and Variations

  • Vanilla Almond Bark – You can use chocolate almond bark for a different flavor.
  • White Chocolate – Use white chocolate with a little coconut oil in place of vanilla almond bark.
  • Toppings – In place of sprinkles, try topping the fudge with mini candies or chopped nuts or pretzels.

Equipment

  • Measuring cups
  • Microwaveable bowl
  • Baking dish
  • Foil
  • Spoon

Storage

Refrigerator: Store in an air-tight container for up to 2 weeks.

Freezer: Store for up to 3 months in an air-tight, freezer-safe container.

What to Serve with Fudge

Serve this fudge with a glass of milk or a cup of coffee or tea. Fudge can even be served with a dessert wine. You can also try pairing it with other sweet treats like:

Tips:

  • Mix your fudge thoroughly. You can’t overmix it!
  • For best results, chill your fudge overnight.
Closeup shot of three potato fudge squares stacked atop one another

FAQ

What do instant potatoes do in this fudge?

They give it smoothness and density.

Why doesn’t this fudge have to be cooked?

The sweetened condensed milk and potatoes give the texture and smoothness that normally comes with cooking traditional fudge.

Is no bake fudge real fudge?

It’s real enough! Fudge is rich, creamy, dense, and delicious, which is exactly what good no bake fudge is.

Close up shot of potato fudge squares on plate

Other Delicious Fudge Recipes

Yield: 25 servings

Potato Fudge

Potato Fudge

This potato fudge is rich, creamy, and delicious. And believe it or not, it's actually made with potatoes!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 24 oz vanilla almond bark
  • ¼ cup sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ cup prepared instant potatoes
  • sprinkles

Instructions

  1. Prepare an 8x8-inch pan by lining it with aluminum foil or parchment paper.
  2. Place white bark in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring often, untilbark is completely melted.
  3. Add sweetened condensed milk and mashed potatoes.
  4. Pour mixture into your prepared pan.
  5. Add sprinkles evenly over top.
  6. Refrigerate fudge for 2 hours or until it is hardened.
  7. Cut into pieces and serve.

Nutrition Information

Yield

25

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 94Total Fat 1gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 2mgSodium 17mgCarbohydrates 6gFiber 0gSugar 5gProtein 0g

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