Turtle Fudge made with our own full-cream caramel and fancy Georgian pecans

Mother’s Day Fudge

Posted on April 22nd, 2020
Hi Everyone! We trust you are all doing well and holding up during this terrible pandemic. We all have to hold onto hope and trust in God that better days will surely come again. It does our hearts happy and humble to see so many folks doing the hard and scary jobs… the frontline medical people… the fo…

Hello Out There…

Posted on March 25th, 2020
Hello to all our family and friends. And by friends, we mean all of you fine folks who visit us in our candy shop every year. You know who you are and there are a great many of you. We hope and pray that this letter/blog finds you in good health and good spirits. Who would have ever dreamed that we would live in…

All Murdick Stores are Independently Owned

Posted on August 26th, 2019
If you have ever wondered why you will go into different Murdick stores and they have different flavors of fudge or don’t have the flavor you had seen in one other Murdick store, it is because all Murdick stores are independently owned.  They are not franchised like Kilwins stores. You may exp…

The Season Of Giving Is Upon Us…

Posted on November 29th, 2018
It’s late November and this blog finds us in between our two biggest (and most special) holidays of the year.  Thanksgiving has come and gone.  Our family has much to be thankful for.  We have been blessed to meet many new people and we have made many new friends as well as seeing so many of our &…

MURDICKS FAMOUS FUDGE® – MACKINAW CITY – NAMED MICHIGAN CENTENNIAL RETAILER

Posted on October 12th, 2018
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    Aaron Murdick, and wife, Kristine, fifth generation candy maker, carries on family business By Rachel Schrauben If you’ve ever been to Mackinaw City, there’s a good chance you’ve tasted Murdick’s Famous Fudge. The store is now owned by fifth-generation cand…

Murdick’s and Mackinac

Posted on June 9th, 2018
2018 will be our 131st year of making Murdick’s Famous Fudge in the Mackinac Straits area.  My great-grandfather, N. Jerome Murdick,  and great-great-grandfather, Henry F. Murdick, started “Murdick’s Candy Kitchen” on Mackinac Island in 1887… the same yea…

Why We Are FAMOUS For Our Fudge!

Posted on April 9th, 2018
By John F. Murdick Many folks have wondered aloud what sets our fudge apart from all others.  Why is Murdick’s fudge famous?  There are many reasons why, but I will try to give you some idea of the magnitude of love that our fudge conjures up while I reminisce back to my childhood; standing…

Original Murdicks Famous Fudge® Celebrates 130 Years (1887-2017)

Posted on July 13th, 2017
One hundred and thirty years ago, this month, N. Jerome Murdick started making and selling his fudge and candies on Mackinac Island – the same year that the Grand Hotel opened it’s doors.  “Rome” was the first person to come up with the idea of making fudge in copper kettl…

Our Fathers… My Dad…

Posted on June 18th, 2017
Fathers Day, like Mothers Day, comes on a Sunday each year.  And it’s good to have a designated day for our parents.  But in truth, we all think of our moms and dads a lot during our lives.  After all, they brought us into this world… they “created us” so to speak.  On Fa…

My Golden Anniversary

Posted on May 26th, 2017
2017 marks our family’s 130th anniversary of making Murdick’s Famous Fudge.  Although it wasn’t “famous” when my Great-grandfather, N. Jerome Murdick, started it on Mackinac Island in 1887; it soon became famous for its rich, smooth, creamy, sublime taste an…