What is Fudge ?
Fudge is (noun) 1. a soft sweet made from butter, sugar and milk She bought a packet of home made fudge. 2. avoiding making a tough decision The report on the scandal was a fudge. (verb) to fudge the issue to avoid making a tough decision on an issue (informal.) For years, the government has been fudging the issue of legalising drugs.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level