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Cherry Fudge is full of delicious maraschino cherries and creamy white chocolate. Plus a secret ingredient to add a fluffy texture: marshmallow cream!
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5 from 17 votes

White Chocolate Cherry Fudge

Course: candy, Fudge
Cuisine: American
Author: Jill



  • 1/2 C finely chopped maraschino cherries Dry between several paper towels about 30 minutes
  • 1/2 C unsalted butter room temp
  • 2 C sugar
  • 3/4 C heavy cream
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 C white chocolate chips
  • 3/4 C + 2 TBSP marshmallow cream
  • 1 drop of pink food coloring



  • Line your 8x8-inch pan by with parchment paper
  • Place your diced cherries on a plate and pat dry with a paper towel.
  • You must make sure to get as much liquid out as possible.
  • Using a medium-sized saucepan add the butter, sugar, cream, and salt.
  • Over medium-high heat, stir until the sugar and butter melt.
  • Bring the mixture to a boil.
  • Immediately insert a candy thermometer.
  • Continue to cook the fudge, stirring frequently.
  • Once the candy thermometer until it reaches 235F remove the pan from the heat.
  • Slowly add the white chocolate chips and the marshmallow cream.
  • Stir until the chips and cream are melted and combined.
  • Stir in the pink food coloring.
  • Add the chopped cherries and stir to combine.
  • Pour the fudge into the prepared pan.
  • Smooth the fudge into an even layer.
  • Allow the fudge to set at room temperature for 3-4 hours.
  • Cut it into small 1-inch pieces prior to serving.