Food of the Seventies, Fudgies

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These were similar to Kraft Caramels and were made by Kraft. They were gold foil wrapped squares of chewy fudge that came in a big cellophane bag. I don't know when they were introduced, but I remember eating them in the late 60's-70's; by the 80's they were gone. I loved these things!!
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AJ - July 26, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember these fondly, only because they were given out as a special reward treats at my elementary school, "Hartstern". We had something called "citizens of the week". If your classroom did something good or helped out around the school in some way, you'd get these along with regular carmels and a "citizen of the week" pencil on your lunch tray. The taste of a tootsie roll with the texture of a Kraft caramel They seemed more special the plain old caramels, 'cause they were wrapped in foil : )
fudgy paul - March 06, 2008 - Report this comment
I used to bug my mother to buy these whenever she went shopping. They were a favorite of mine.
Wendy - July 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Hi, I loved them as a kid too and searched high and low for them. What I finally discovered was that the company's name had changed to Favorite Brands of America or Favorite Brands...forget exactly which. Anyway, a friend found them once for me in her supermarket and I found them once too. They pop up around Halloween time. Try searching under the names Famous Brands. I remember that I went as far as calling Kraft to get the names of local distributors. I was really feeling nostalgic for them!
fudgies lover - August 29, 2008 - Report this comment
I love the fudgies, I wish they would bring them back,I remember my mother would buy fudgies for the little ones.They taste so good. What has happen to the good stuff chocolate does not even taste the same as it did back then.
Lori - December 31, 2008 - Report this comment
Fudgies were awesome. I want to get the recipe so i can manufacture these myself. Fudgies were the best candy ever made!
Lori - December 31, 2008 - Report this comment
I just called Kraft Marketing and requested to have Fudgies brought back. I even asked for the recipe. I got a generated response "if we got enough feedback that Kraft would consider manufacturing them". I asked for Corporate's phone # 1-847-646-2000. I want to find someone who will make them if not Kraft.
Sarah - January 16, 2009 - Report this comment
So has anyone found a way to get these? I remember my mom having fudgies in the cabinet, we snuck them every chance we had! Anyone else accidentally end up eating a bouillion cube?
Lee - January 18, 2009 - Report this comment
Would love to be able to get these again. Happy to see others remembered and loved Kraft Fudgies! I thought I was the only one!!!
Cyndy - February 20, 2009 - Report this comment
I too would love to be able to find these delicious fudgy treats. I remember the chocolate caramels that came mixed with the vanilla ones, but there was no comparison to the Fudgies in their gold wrappers!
frank herig - April 16, 2009 - Report this comment
there is a big demand, you must bring back my fudgies
jolynn - June 16, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved Fudgies! We would get them in our trick-or-treat bags at Halloween and I would steal the ones out of my brother's bag because I loved them so much. My mom would also buy the big bags of them. There's nothing out today like them.
Joyce - August 03, 2009 - Report this comment
Everytime I go to the grocery store and ask my husband is there anything else he needs the answer is always you know htose little Karaft fudgies....
Meredith Shea - August 16, 2009 - Report this comment
How come we all just get to "talk" about "em?! I want to eat some! Such wonderful memories they evoke!!
Carol R - August 26, 2009 - Report this comment
Yes, I want those Fudgies!!! They were sooooo good!! If anyone knows of a product that tastes like them please let us all know....
Connie - September 13, 2009 - Report this comment
Bring back The FUDGIES!!!!!!!!!!!! my husband & I both love these things and I have been looking for years for them.
Patti - September 15, 2009 - Report this comment
These were my favorite things to get at Halloween. I like them better than the minature candy bars and would trade my siblings and friends for them. Please bring back fudgies!
Brad Pitt Wants Me - September 24, 2009 - Report this comment
BRING BACK MY FUDGIES. My favorite candy as a kid!!!
Donna - October 01, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember buying bags of individually wrapped carmels for making carmel apples. Inside the bag were about 5 or 6 of the fudgies. My mom would let me have all of them! What a good mom!
Pamela - October 05, 2009 - Report this comment
They were an awesome candy. Why did they quite making them? Bring them back please!!!!!!
SherL - November 02, 2009 - Report this comment
Oh, Yeah! That's how I got hooked on them! Kraft Fudgies were awesome...wonder why they disappeared??? They were almost as mysterious as the disappearance of my favorite OOMPAS! I used to flatten out a carmel, and roll a fudgie in a ball and wrap the carmel around it and roll the whole thing into a ball and then pop it in my mouth and try eating it without choking on the big ball of yummy goo!
Sperry - November 30, 2009 - Report this comment
Oh how I remember Fudgies. My mom would get them on special occasions. The problem was they cost so much at the time. The caramels (which I found distasteful) were less expensive. I guess the high cost prevented enough people from buying them, so Kraft discontinued them as being 'unpopular'. Sigh.
Barry - December 09, 2009 - Report this comment
Give me the fudgies!!!!!! I want those fudgies!!!!!!
Bonnie - February 07, 2010 - Report this comment
This has been hilarious reading all of these comments, what memories. I too loved the fudgies and have looked high and low. I just ate a poor tastiing carmal and thought of my good old fudgies.....
Robin - February 17, 2010 - Report this comment
Fudgies were one of my all-time favorite candies in the 60's and 70's. I was so disappointed when they disappeared. I even found a website that sells a lot of old time candy (oldtimecandy.com) but they don't even have Fudgies. They do, however, have Smoothies, Mallo Cups, BB Bats and Fizzies, though!
Shirley - February 19, 2010 - Report this comment
These as well as Cheese & Crackers by Kraft were always readily available in my house because my mom worked for Kraft :D I too miss these little drool fest gems as well as the Cheese & Crackers ...all I can find now is breadsticks and cheese! *yuck* Kraft needs to bring these two items back pronto!
Stephanie - April 03, 2010 - Report this comment
Hey everyone if you're a fan of Fudgies join me on Facebook and become a fan!! Maybe if we get a million or more fans Kraft will bring them back..just type "Bring back Kraft Fudgies" in the search box on Facebook!! See you there!
Beth - April 20, 2010 - Report this comment
I also was in search of my beloved Kraft Fudgies in their shiny golden foil. I contacted the Kraft Company and was told that the recipe for the Fudgies was sold to a Farley & Southers candy manufacturing company in 1996 and that no amount of petitions would result in Kraft ever being able to manufacture them again. To my knowledge Farley's has never done anything with the recipe. What a terrible waste. It was my favorite candy.
Jennifer - May 19, 2010 - Report this comment
Riesen has a chocolate caramel that's pretty good, but theyre so big and hard to just pop one in the mouth and theyre chewy. I miss the bags of vanilla and chocolate caramels when i was a kid, where i would take the dark ones and leave the vanilla for my brothers, who didnt seem to care. I don't really remember the fudgies too well.
Jeannie - July 30, 2010 - Report this comment
Fudgies - I remember them well! So glad to hear that others remember them as well!I live in the Clermont, Fl area and the Golden Corral Restaurant serves these on their dessert bar! They are not the "Kraft" fudgies wrapped in foil but I do believe they are the same product. I remember the taste! If anyone lives in this area, go to the restaurant and taste.
teddy & sarah - October 30, 2010 - Report this comment
my heart is crushed to learn my childhood treat is no longer. i guess i can stop my search and start buggin kraft to bring the treasure back!
Linda - January 23, 2011 - Report this comment
OMG they were the best ever! PLEASE Kraft bring them back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
shari - February 17, 2011 - Report this comment
I love Kraft Fudgies. The last time I found them was in Va, 1980. Please Kraft, bring them back. They are the best candy in the world. I would have loved a couple of bags for Valentine's Day@
Robin M - March 09, 2011 - Report this comment
Please please bring back the fudgies!! I am writing Kraft and calling them on a monthly basis!! I miss these little foil wrapped treats!!I got so excited when my mother would come home from the grocery store with them!!
debra lara - March 10, 2011 - Report this comment
i relly love the fudgies too . can you make them i would buy them. thank you . debra lara.
andrea j g - March 30, 2011 - Report this comment
OMG. I don't think that anyone could love those little treats more than me. Then when I discovered the bowling alley, they came 10 of them to a lack in a like candy bar size package. Nothing compares except maybe the Patterson's Fudge Patties that were popular around the same time. i am hoping that the one of the hadfuls of companies that reproduces and remarkets popular products we like from the past. See's fudge is pretty good, kind of sugary, though.
John V - June 05, 2011 - Report this comment
I want to get a copy of the Kraft Fudgie Ad that was always in the back of the comic books..."Oh he almost made the basket, but at the last moment the burst of energy he got from eating just one more Kraft fudgie made the ball go in the hoop" Family would be so appreciative
cindy f - June 15, 2011 - Report this comment
Kraft fudgie's were one of the best candies around. At the holidays you could buy a extra large bag to give out, but I always bought the big bag for myself! They also came in the little vending machines packs which were just as good. It would be great to see them come back. Do we know why Kraft stopped making them, it seems that there are plenty of us who would still like to buy them! Please bring them back.
MARSHALL - July 07, 2011 - Report this comment
I liked Fudgies too! R they really gone? I guess they are. Seems just yesterday I was having one in Morehead City, NC at City News ~ that great newstand with a million magazines! And all that candy! PS ~! Who remembers "Foodjay's" those food sticks that were kind of soft and like a Tootsie Roll?
Suzy - July 25, 2011 - Report this comment
WANT DEM FUDGIES!!!!!! Please bring em back
Pete - August 20, 2011 - Report this comment
They were available overseas in Europe for several years after Kraft discontinued them in the US. they I could no longer find them anywhere. NEED THE FUDGIES!!
Craig - September 09, 2011 - Report this comment
bulkfoods.com has a product that very much resembles fudgies call chocolate carmel squares. Have not tried them yet but they look prommising. I shall order some in hopes that they are as good as Kraft's crappy abandonment.
skaizun - September 30, 2011 - Report this comment
ebay has a lot of old Fudgies ads for sale, most starting at $5.
SALLY - October 18, 2011 - Report this comment
I HAVE JUST 1 THING TO SAY PLEASE,PLEASE,PLEASE BRING BACK FUDGEES. I PROMISE I WILL BUY THEM EVERY MONTH
Peggy - December 10, 2011 - Report this comment
I know everyone in our family just love them . Why do companies like Kraft take away candies that were great and everyone what them back. Kraft you guys have a lot candy that no one want because they taste awful. Bring back the Fudgies please.American people want children to have the sametreat as we did growing up.
chefron - March 20, 2012 - Report this comment
here it is tuesday 3/20/12 i just got home from work,sitting in my living room with my daughter,she offered me a bulls eye you know (Goetze's ), as I was chewing it I was telling my daughter how i miss these little square chocolate fudge candies wrapped in gold wrappers,and how I loved them,so I said to her Im going on line to see what ever happened to them, I was amazed to see all you people asking the same question, so I hope the kraft company see this and makes our dream come true!. ps. please bring back our favorite treat kraft company, before my time is up, and i become Obama's pond scum !
Cat - April 04, 2012 - Report this comment
Nostalgia is a very powerful thing....I, too, miss eating fudgies. I googled the recipe, and found one that I can't wait to try. There were two different recipes, one was adjusted for an adult palate, the other was supposedly obtained from a cafeteria lady. I don't remember Kraft fudgies, but I remember the fudgies served in the cafeteria. http://www.hungrybrowser.com/phaedrus/m0718W07.htm
Tangbug - April 28, 2012 - Report this comment
I finally found them!!! Are any of you in the Dallas, TX area? I found a 'barrel store' in the Ft Worth Stockyards that has them fully stocked, same favor and all. If you like them, may want to try Frooties, Tooties 3rd generation only seems to be available online. Full flavor like Jolly Ranchers. Also recently found my peach Nehi again locally. I'm on a roll.
Karen S - May 01, 2012 - Report this comment
Sure miss those Fudgies. Grew up with them and have been searching for a substitute for years. Haven't found one yet that compares. Kraft hear our pleas and bring them back to the U.S.
Barbara W - May 01, 2012 - Report this comment
I called the Candy Barrel in the Fort Worth Stockyards and they don;t know what I am talking about so maybe you could give us the name of the store where you found the Fudgies..
jane linley bennett - May 20, 2012 - Report this comment
OMG.......PLEASE bring back Fudgies....iremember eating these fudgy yummy candies....i would def buy them...OFTEN!!!
Terri - July 14, 2012 - Report this comment
so Kraft how many people need to request Fudgies before you will make them again. I will be happy to have everyone I know put
Lois - July 26, 2012 - Report this comment
There is just no substatute for fudgies I have been looking for them for years. I have asked several places if they would see if they could stock them. Most did'nt even know what they were (how awful for them) if anyone finds them please let us all know. Who do we have to talk to at Kraft? Anyone know!!!
Ann Sauls - August 14, 2012 - Report this comment
Maybe a Facebook page and an email sent and to pass along to others to let them know about the Facebook page.. connect it to the Kraft FB page..... Just a thought. If these things were addictive I would have been. While I was nursing my daughter.... 30 yrs ago... she must have had chocolate milk. I don't get why they discontinue products which were obviously popular unless they had a problem with ingredients or something in the manufacturing of them that made it cost prohibitive. Wish they'd at least publish the recipe so we can make our own.
Ann Sauls - August 14, 2012 - Report this comment
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Bring-back-Kraft-Fudgies/110166392338543
Ann Sauls - August 14, 2012 - Report this comment
Does anyone have a recipe for making chocolate caramels like come in kraft caramels,called fudgies? http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20071201200329AAacbDs or http://www.vintagerecipes.net/recipes/desserts/candy/caramel/ (chocolate caramels)
diane - September 24, 2012 - Report this comment
I found them in the BOB's Furniture store in NJ and they would not reveal where they purchased them.
jenny Amos - September 27, 2012 - Report this comment
ok, I just melted regular Kraft caramels with milk chocolate chips-stirred and set for a few minutes and the taste was very similar. Try it!
Nancy - October 30, 2012 - Report this comment
PLEASE make the chocolate caramels again!!! They are my favorite and I crave them all the time. There is nothing else like them on the market currently.
Kare Bear - November 10, 2012 - Report this comment
Fudgies were the ultimate chocolate treat!!! Mh mom put oht a bowl every Christmas & was my favourite stocking sfuffer! Would be great to fill a decorative tin or jar with Fudgies and surprise my brother and sister this Chrustmas! We love Blasts from the Past!!!
Eve - November 21, 2012 - Report this comment
We have about 300 Fudgie Fans on FaceBook that are going to write Kraft on 12/12/12 asking to bring them back, but we need many more...Please join us on FB..Bring Back Kraft Fudgies.
Kay - December 18, 2012 - Report this comment
I used to spend my allowance every week for a bag of Fudgies. Then be stingy and not share with my siblings because I had paid for them! They were definitely my favorite.
Iris Warren - January 11, 2013 - Report this comment
I used to eat Fudgies by the bagful, I simple loved them, I even called several Kraft vendors and was trying to locate them in other states to export them back here. PLEASE BRING THEM BACK to Washington DC; why would you discontinue a product so wonderful?
Cindy Fisher - May 20, 2013 - Report this comment
Kraft Fudgies were 1 of my favorite candies. Even if they did cost a little more it would surly be worth the price not for just the taste but the memories. I use to unwrap several smash them flat with my fingers and then melt in my mouth. They were yummy, please bring them back
Louise - September 26, 2013 - Report this comment
My mother would by fudgies all the time, man we loved them! I was just telling my 13 year old daughter about them. Please Kraft bring them back so our kids will know what we are raving about. But most of all bring back the fudgies for us!
Vicki - October 05, 2013 - Report this comment
Kraft is making them again. If you go to the following link, you can see if they are in your area. http://productlocator.kraftfoods.com/kraftfoods/productlocator.htm
Nancy - October 07, 2013 - Report this comment
The fudges are coming, the fudges are coming!!
Jennifer - October 07, 2013 - Report this comment
We got our Fudgies and they are just as good as we remember!!!!
Susan - March 11, 2014 - Report this comment
I also recall these candies and wish they were still available!
Gloria - March 19, 2014 - Report this comment
If you go on the Kraft link submitted above by Vicki, and type in Fudgies, it does indeed come up but I typed in a number of zip codes and nothing came up except "since you selected a new product it may take some time etc..." but I guess that means they WILL be available at some point, I hope SOON. I hope they taste the same and have not had any modifications :/ I can't wait!!
Jean - July 10, 2014 - Report this comment
I would like to find some regular Kraft Caramels. I can't even find them .
Heather jackson - August 19, 2014 - Report this comment
Our dollar general has them right now! $1 a bag.
Jay - August 30, 2014 - Report this comment
http://www.amazon.com/Kraft-Caramels-Fudgies-Chocolate-Ounce/dp/B00EP6O6LY Amazon FTW

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