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Article: Chinchiolo's Elegant Walnut Fudge Delight

Chinchiolo's Elegant Walnut Fudge Delight
Walnut Recipes

Chinchiolo's Elegant Walnut Fudge Delight

Indulge in the Luxurious Taste of Our Orchard Fresh Walnuts in This Simple Yet Elegant Fudge Recipe

As the festive season unfolds, I'm transported back to the magical Christmases of my childhood, spent in the warm embrace of my grandmother’s house. Each year, amidst the shimmering lights and the scent of pine, there was one tradition that stood out - the making of walnut fudge.  The walnuts, always fresh and full of flavor, were carefully selected, adding a delightful crunch to the velvety chocolate. I remember standing on tiptoes, peeking over the counter, as my grandmother skillfully combined the ingredients. It's these cherished memories that inspire me to share the same warmth and affection by offering you this recipe.



  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 can (14-ounce) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 pound dark or bittersweet chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 2 squares (1-ounce each) unsweetened chocolate
  • 3/4 cup marshmallow crème
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped Chinchiolo Farming California walnuts, toasted


  1. Line a 9-inch square baking dish with foil.
  2. Melt butter with sweetened condensed milk in a large saucepan over low heat.
  3. Stir in chocolate pieces until melted.
  4. Add marshmallow crème and vanilla, beating until glossy.
  5. Stir in toasted walnuts.
  6. Spread in the prepared pan and let cool.
  7. Refrigerate until set, then cut into squares.