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Fireball Fudge with 5 ingredients and only 5 minutes in the microwave! The best chocolate fudge with a boozy bite!
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This easy Fireball Fudge recipe makes rich and chocolatey candy with a subtle cinnamon kick. Prepare a batch in 5 minutes with a bit of booze mixed right into the mixture!

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Easy Fireball Fudge Recipe

Our recipe for Fireball Fudge takes only 5 minutes to make, with a base of milk chocolate, sweetened condensed milk, and butter flavored with vanilla and Fireball whisky.

This easy fudge recipe with Fireball whiskey confection lets you have your cocktail and candy all in one bite, simply by stirring the melted mixture and letting the slab cool for a few hours to set.

Boozy fudge Fireball desserts are not only delicious, but they’re a fun way to chew your booze by turning an innocent slice of sweet chocolate fudge into an alcohol-infused bite-sized treat. 

Why We Love Fireball Fudge Recipes

  • Quick and easy to make.
  • Uses a handful of simple ingredients.
  • No candy thermometer, fancy equipment, or cooking skills are needed.
  • Fuss-free, foolproof fudge with a spiked cinnamon kick.
  • Great grown-up decadent dessert and perfect for adult parties, holidays, and gift-giving.
Fireball Fudge ingredients

Fireball Fudge Ingredients

  • Milk chocolate chips: I used the Ghirardelli brand for my fudge but feel free to use your favorite.
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Unsalted butter
  • Fireball cinnamon whiskey
  • Vanilla extract

Substitutions and Additions

  • Choose Your Chocolate: You can substitute semi-sweet chocolate chips or white chocolate chips for the milk chocolate chips.
  • Tasty Toppings: Feel free to top your treats with red hot candies or crushed candy canes for a festive Fireball fudge with extra flair!
Fireball Fudge cut into pieces
  • 8×8 baking pan
  • Parchment paper
  • Microwave safe bowl
  • Sharp knife

How to Make Fireball Fudge

  1. Make The Fudge Mixture: Microwave the chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and butter for 2 minutes. Stir until smooth and completely incorporated. Add the Fireball cinnamon whisky and vanilla extract and stir until the fudge mixture is uniform consistency.
    Pro Tip: Your butter cubes will not completely melt after 2 minutes in the microwave, which is ok.
  2. Pour In The Pan: Spread the fudge into an even-layer pan. Tap the pan on the counter to force any air bubbles to the surface. Chill in the fridge for 2 hours or until fully set.
  3. Slice And Serve: Slice and serve. Enjoy!

How To Melt Chocolate In The Microwave

A 1000-watt microwave was used for this recipe, and it took 2 minutes to melt the chocolate. If your microwave is a different wattage, it may take slightly more or less time to melt your chocolate chips. I suggest heating in 30-second increments after the 2-minute mark to prevent chocolate burning.

square pieces of fireball fudge with fireball whiskey bottle in the background

Tips For Making The Best Fireball Fudge

  • I highly suggest using a good-quality milk chocolate chip brand for this recipe. I find that the generic brands do not melt as well, and the chocolate can tend to seize up when using the microwave to melt. You can use a semi-sweet chocolate chip, or a combination of both chips, as well for this recipe.
  • I like to line my pan with parchment paper to lift out the fudge and cut it on a cutting board instead of in the pan.
  • Be sure you use sweetened condensed milk and not evaporated milk. Your fudge will not set if you use evaporated milk.
  • To cut your fudge, it’s best to use a large chef knife. You can warm the knife by running it under warm water, then dry it off with a towel before slicing.
  • This Fireball fudge can be served at room temperature or chilled.

How to Store Homemade Fudge

  • To Store: You can store this fudge in an airtight container, in the refrigerator, for up to 2 weeks.
  • To Freeze: You can freeze your fudge for up to 2 months, tightly wrapped in aluminum foil.
a couple of Fireball Fudge on a table

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can you freeze Fudge?

You can freeze fudge for up to 2 months, tightly wrapped in aluminum foil. Be sure to thaw this fudge in the refrigerator before serving. I suggest pre-cutting the servings before freezing so you can take out just the amount of fudge you want to enjoy at a time.

Can I use evaporated milk instead of sweetened condensed milk?

Sweetened condensed milk is NOT the same as canned evaporated milk. They can not be substituted for each other in recipes. They are typically found next to each other on the grocery store baking aisle shelf. Be sure to use a spoon, or small rubber spatula, to scrape out all the thick, sweetened condensed milk from the can, as you need all of the contents for this recipe.

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5 from 5 votes
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Fireball Fudge

Serves — 64
Fireball Fudge with 5 ingredients and only 5 minutes in the microwave! The best chocolate fudge with a boozy bite!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups milk chocolate chips (2 11.5-ounce bags of Ghirardelli brand)
  • 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter cold & cubed
  • ¼ cup Fireball cinnamon whisky
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • Line an 8×8, straight-sided baking pan with a piece of parchment paper. Be sure to leave a little of the parchment paper overhanging over the side of the pan. Set aside.
  • In a medium-sized, microwave-safe bowl, add the milk chocolate chips, followed by the sweetened condensed milk. Do not stir. Add the cubed chilled butter on top of the sweetened condensed milk and microwave on high for 2 minutes. Your butter cubes will not be completely melted, and that is ok.
    3 cups milk chocolate chips, 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • Stir the melted chocolate until very smooth and all the butter and sweetened condensed milk has been fully incorporated.
  • Add the Fireball cinnamon whisky and vanilla extract and stir until the fudge mixture is a uniform consistency.
    ¼ cup Fireball cinnamon whisky, 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Spread the Fireball fudge into an even layer in the prepared 8×8 pan. Tap the pan on the counter a couple of times to force any air bubbles in the fudge to the surface.
  • Chill the fudge for 2 hours or until fully set.
  • Using the overhanging parchment paper, gently lift the Fireball fudge from the pan. Using a very sharp knife, slice the fudge into equally sized pieces.

Jenn’s Notes

Storage:
  • To Store: You can store this fudge in an airtight container, in the refrigerator, for up to 2 weeks.
  • To Freeze: You can freeze your fudge for up to 2 months, tightly wrapped in aluminum foil.
Tips:
  • I highly suggest using a good-quality milk chocolate chip brand for this recipe. I find that the generic brands do not melt as well, and the chocolate can tend to seize up when using the microwave to melt. You can use a semi-sweet chocolate chip, or a combination of both chips, as well for this recipe.
  • I like to line my pan with parchment paper so I can lift out the fudge and cut it on a cutting board instead of in the pan.
  • Be sure you use sweetened condensed milk and not evaporated milk. Your fudge will not set if you use evaporated milk.
  • To cut your fudge, it’s best to use a large chef knife. You can warm the knife by running it under warm water, then dry it off with a towel before slicing.
  • This Fireball fudge can be served at room temperature or chilled.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 71kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.05g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Trans Fat: 0.04g | Cholesterol: 5mg | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 23mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 57IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.1mg
Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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  1. 5 stars
    so far so good. just as simple as it sounds. waiting for it to harden. just a hint of the fire ball. enough to say. “what is that flavor”?