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Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Cherry Fudge
Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Cherry Fudge Recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 20 pieces
Calories: 248 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
  • 20 maraschino cherries with stems
  • Gluten free non-stick cooking spray or vegetable oil
  • 12 ounces dairy free semisweet chocolate chips
  • 6 ounces dairy free dark chocolate chopped (or bittersweet chocolate chips)
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons corn or tapioca starch or gluten free flour blend
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ¼ teaspoon kosher or fine sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon maraschino cherry juice
  • 1 cup walnuts chopped
  1. Pat the cherries dry with paper towels and set aside.
  2. Generously spray a 8 inch by 8 inch baking pan with cooking spray or brush with oil.
  3. In a small saucepan, combine the chocolates and cook over low heat until most of the chocolate is melted, Stir until the all the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth and glossy.
  4. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, brown sugar, vanilla, starch or flour, baking powder, salt, and maraschino cherry juice. Add the melted chocolate and stir vigorously until the mixture is smooth and starts to thicken. Sir in the walnuts.
  5. Spread the mixture evenly into the prepared pan and press the cherries into the top leaving the tops of the cherries and the stems showing. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until hard. Cut into 20 squares.
Nutrition Facts
Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Cherry Fudge Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 248 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 17mg 6%
Sodium 42mg 2%
Potassium 213mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 27g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 21g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 0.7%
Vitamin C 0.1%
Calcium 4.1%
Iron 13.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.