Orange Walnut Fudge


  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 12 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 tablespoon grated orange rind
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped walnuts


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and mixture boils. Clip a candy thermometer to the side of the saucepan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture reaches soft-ball stage or 234 degrees F.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Add chocolate chips and orange rind; stir until chocolate melts.
  4. Stir in walnuts.
  5. Pour into a buttered 13 x 9-inch pan; cool.
  6. Cut into 1-inch squares.
  7. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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