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Fudge Easter Eggs

Fudge Easter Eggs

Fudge Easter Eggs

Fudge Easter Eggs
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Course: ChocolateDifficulty: Medium

Fudge and candied fruit filling dipped in chocolate and molded into egg shape.


  • 2-1/4 cups granulated sugar

  • 1 cup light corn syrup

  • 3/4 cup hot water

  • 1/2 pound marshmallow creme

  • 1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening, melted

  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar

  • 2 cups candied fruit (cherries and pineapple)

  • 1 cup chopped nuts

  • dipping chocolate, melted

  • Easter sprinkles (optional)


  • In a heavy saucepan, stir together sugar, corn syrup, and water. Heat, stirring constently, until the mixture reaches 265 F using a candy thermometer. Add marshmallow creme and beat until almost firm. Add melted shortening, powdered sugar, candied fruit, and nuts. Mix well. Divide mixture into 10 equal sized pieces. With your hands, mold each piece into an egg shape. Dip eggs in melted dipping chocolate. If desired, sprinkle with Easter sprinkles. Allow to harden on cooling racks or waxed paper.


  • These should be made ahead of time as the fudge filling mellows after a few days.
  • Photo by samdogs under Creative Commons license.