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Mackinac Island Fudge – The Best Fudge on Earth

Perhaps, a commenter on Facebook said it best: “the fudge from Mackinac Island is the Best Fudge on Earth“. Mackinac island is blessed with many fudge shops that share the tradition of making delectable fudge and other sweet treats. Murdick’s Fudge… Joann’s Fudge.. Ryba’s Fudge Shops… May’s Candy Shop… Murray Hotel Fudge Shop.. Who makes YOUR favorite Mackinac Island fudge? escanaba

Original Murdick’s Fudge – Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island’s rich history and glorious natural beauty have drawn millions of visitors for decades. The original on Mackinac Island since 1887, Murdick’s has been serving fresh homemade fudge, peanut brittle and confections from the finest ingredients. Bring the whole family and watch our expert fudge makers create over fifteen flavors of fudge and candies…

Joann’s Fudge
Every batch of our authentic Mackinac Island fudge begins the old fashioned way, with lots of fresh cream and butter. Our fudge is made fresh daily with absolutely no artificial ingredients or preservatives. So bring a little bit of Mackinac to your home today! We have 29 fantastic flavors to chose from! Be sure to…

May’s Candy Shop
Greetings from May’s Candy Shop on Mackinac Island, Michigan. We make and sell a variety of fudge and candies: from Super Double Chocolate to Coconut Fudge, and unique candies like English Toffee and our popular Pecan Rolls. We make over 14 fudge flavors! All of the candy we make are from our very own family…

Ryba’s Fudge Shops
On Michigan’s world-renowned Mackinac Island, the sweet aroma of fudge wafts out onto the street from three unique Ryba’s Fudge Shops. Passerby’s of the Mall Store on Mackinac Island stop in their tracks to watch through the window as our confectionary artists pour the molten hot liquid onto the marble and work it into a…

Murray Hotel Fudge Shop
Open from May through October. Made fresh daily in the Murray fudge kitchen. Innovative new flavors each season to tantalize your taste buds. Try s’mores, blueberry cheesecake, vanilla chocolate chip, heath, tiger, heavenly goo, coconut bon-bon, butterfinger and carmel apple pie. Order by phone, gift packages available. Located in the Murray Hotel downtown. Mail order…

National Fudge Day Photo Gallery – June 16 (Click on photos for captions & slideshow view)
 

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Mackinac Island Fudge – Photos From Instagram

Tag your Mackinac Island Fudge instagram photos with #mackinacfudge or #mackinacislandfudge and they will appear in our Mackinac Island Fudge Instagram Photo Stream.
 

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What is Mackinac Island’s biggest export?
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Mackinac Island is iconic for its Victorian houses, horse drawn carts and bicycles. But what really makes the island tick, drives its economy and has secured its place in Michigan tourism, is the fudge.
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This island, with only 500 residents, is home to more than a dozen fudge shops ready to serve the 1 million annual visitors. On peak summer tourist days, visitors collectively buy over 10,000 pounds of fudge per day. To keep up with this intense demand, the island imports 10 tons of sugar and 1 ton of butter every week. 
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What is Mackinac Island’s biggest export?

Mackinac Island is iconic for its Victorian houses, horse drawn carts and bicycles. But what really makes the island tick, drives its economy and has secured its place in Michigan tourism, is the fudge.

This island, with only 500 residents, is home to more than a dozen fudge shops ready to serve the 1 million annual visitors. On peak summer tourist days, visitors collectively buy over 10,000 pounds of fudge per day. To keep up with this intense demand, the island imports 10 tons of sugar and 1 ton of butter every week.

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True story: I looked so happy with my bloomfieldcreamery ALMOND BRITTLE & MACKINAC ISLAND FUDGE ICE CREAM that a couple strolling along the sidewalk asked me what I was eating 😅🍨

Y’all have to try this flavor! 🥇 The vanilla ice cream is silky and fragrant, the almond brittle is crunchy and nutty, and the Mackinac Island fudge is chocolatey and decadent 🍫💕

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True story: I looked so happy with my bloomfieldcreamery ALMOND BRITTLE & MACKINAC ISLAND FUDGE ICE CREAM that a couple strolling along the sidewalk asked me what I was eating 😅🍨

Y’all have to try this flavor! 🥇 The vanilla ice cream is silky and fragrant, the almond brittle is crunchy and nutty, and the Mackinac Island fudge is chocolatey and decadent 🍫💕

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Where to find the Best Homeade Fudge on Mackinac Island! 

10,000 pounds a day. That’s how much homemade fudge is handcrafted every day during peak tourism season on Mackinac Island! 

Sampling all the delicious fudge on the main street is a right of passage for every Mackinac Island visitor. It’s so popular that the tourists who come to Mackinac to sample and bring home fudge are called “Fudgies”. 

Our Favorite Mackinac Fudge Shops 

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Have you had fudge before?! What’s your favorite fudge flavor? Mine is cookies and cream! 

#visitmackinacisland #mackinacisland #puremichigan #makeitmackinac #travelmichigan #mymackinac  #onlyinmichigan #mackinacfudge #fudgelovers #sweettreat #sweettooth #sweetfood #fudgekitchen

Where to find the Best Homeade Fudge on Mackinac Island!

10,000 pounds a day. That’s how much homemade fudge is handcrafted every day during peak tourism season on Mackinac Island! 

Sampling all the delicious fudge on the main street is a right of passage for every Mackinac Island visitor. It’s so popular that the tourists who come to Mackinac to sample and bring home fudge are called “Fudgies”. 

Our Favorite Mackinac Fudge Shops

rybasfudge
originalmurdicks
joannsfudge

Have you had fudge before?! What’s your favorite fudge flavor? Mine is cookies and cream!

#visitmackinacisland #mackinacisland #puremichigan #makeitmackinac #travelmichigan #mymackinac #onlyinmichigan #mackinacfudge #fudgelovers #sweettreat #sweettooth #sweetfood #fudgekitchen
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Amish Wedding Foods and Mackinac Island Fudge, washed down with an old fashioned soda:) 

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Amish Wedding Foods and Mackinac Island Fudge, washed down with an old fashioned soda:)

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It’s an honor when first time collectors of your work commission you:-) 20x16” of Grand Hotel with an Impressionist vibe befitting the antiquity of the Hotel and THICK paint!

On its way to St. Louis Missouri when it a dry. 
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It’s an honor when first time collectors of your work commission you:-) 20x16” of Grand Hotel with an Impressionist vibe befitting the antiquity of the Hotel and THICK paint!

On its way to St. Louis Missouri when it a dry.
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U is for Upper Peninsula Michigan-petosky stones, cherries, Leland blue slag stones, beachglass and many fabulous beaches to explore! Thx to merriest and gull_cottage_crafts for #abseaglasschallenge #petoskeymichigan #lelandblue #lelandmichigan #petoskystone #beachglass #traversecity #traversecitymichigan #mackinacisland #mackinacfudge #traversecitycherries #traversecitycherryfestival #upperpeninsula #upperpeninsulamichigan #beachcombing #beachcomber #beachcombingfinds #michiganbeaches #beachtreasures #beachglasshunting #beachglassfinds #lakemichiganbeachglass #beachwanderarts

U is for Upper Peninsula Michigan-petosky stones, cherries, Leland blue slag stones, beachglass and many fabulous beaches to explore! Thx to merriest and gull_cottage_crafts for #abseaglasschallenge #petoskeymichigan #lelandblue #lelandmichigan #petoskystone #beachglass #traversecity #traversecitymichigan #mackinacisland #mackinacfudge #traversecitycherries #traversecitycherryfestival #upperpeninsula #upperpeninsulamichigan #beachcombing #beachcomber #beachcombingfinds #michiganbeaches #beachtreasures #beachglasshunting #beachglassfinds #lakemichiganbeachglass #beachwanderarts ...

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Have you been to Mackinac Island? Located off of Mackinaw City, Michigan, Mackinac Island is a beautifully landscaped wonderland full of fudge and relaxing times. Cars are banned on the island, and you can get around by bike or carriage. 

Though it is spelled Mackinac, it is pronounced Mack-In-Aw. The difference in spellings between the city and island are a result of the British renaming Mackinac to Mackinaw so that it more clearly matched how the word was pronounced, though the island maintained its French spelling.

Both words originate from the Ojibwa word Michinnimakinong which in English means “great connecting sound fault land or place”.
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Have you been to Mackinac Island? Located off of Mackinaw City, Michigan, Mackinac Island is a beautifully landscaped wonderland full of fudge and relaxing times. Cars are banned on the island, and you can get around by bike or carriage.

Though it is spelled Mackinac, it is pronounced Mack-In-Aw. The difference in spellings between the city and island are a result of the British renaming Mackinac to Mackinaw so that it more clearly matched how the word was pronounced, though the island maintained its French spelling.

Both words originate from the Ojibwa word Michinnimakinong which in English means “great connecting sound fault land or place”.
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The 2019 Mackinac Island Fudge Festival is in full swing! Stop in one of the amazing fudge shops on Mackinac Island and celebrate fudge!🖤😋
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KBS Maple Mackinac Fudge - Imperial Coffee Stout - Founders Brewing Co.
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A new iteration of the great KBS from foundersbrewing and this time it is packed with chocolate and fudge! 🍺🍺🤘🤘🍫🍫🤘🤘🍺🍺
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French Lane Lilacs, mackinac island

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French Lane Lilacs, mackinac island

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Remember that feeling you get when you nearly make it off the Mackinac bus, and Liz confiscates your giant bag of Twizzlers and six-pack of Coke... #waldenmackinac2ndsession #iheartMackinacisland #mackinacfudge #imisswaldenmi #campnocampers #bummersummer #nextyearincheboygan

Remember that feeling you get when you nearly make it off the Mackinac bus, and Liz confiscates your giant bag of Twizzlers and six-pack of Coke... #waldenmackinac2ndsession #iheartMackinacisland #mackinacfudge #imisswaldenmi #campnocampers #bummersummer #nextyearincheboygan ...

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Happy National Fudge Day from your favorite fudge-filled Island 🍫🤎 Time to celebrate with some delicious treats from joannsfudge! Sending sweet dreams your way this afternoon 💭🐴🌸🚲☀️

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Happy National Fudge Day from your favorite fudge-filled Island 🍫🤎 Time to celebrate with some delicious treats from joannsfudge! Sending sweet dreams your way this afternoon 💭🐴🌸🚲☀️

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🚲🌼NEW GUIDE🌼🚲
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Discover the best way to get to the island, local brews, island foods, and best views on Mackinac Island! We have you covered with an itinerary for an EPIC day trip to one of Michigan's most famous and historic destinations ⛴
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From the moment you step off the ferry, you will feel as though you went back in time. From the historic buildings, to the horse and buggies, to the smell of delicious baked goods, plan your trip today! noms.brews.views 👈🏼Link in bio

🚲🌼NEW GUIDE🌼🚲



Discover the best way to get to the island, local brews, island foods, and best views on Mackinac Island! We have you covered with an itinerary for an EPIC day trip to one of Michigan's most famous and historic destinations ⛴



From the moment you step off the ferry, you will feel as though you went back in time. From the historic buildings, to the horse and buggies, to the smell of delicious baked goods, plan your trip today! noms.brews.views 👈🏼Link in bio
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