Peppermint Fudge Recipe

This Peppermint Fudge Recipe is super quick and easy and oh so perfect for sharing during the holidays.

This Peppermint Fudge Recipe is super quick and easy and oh so perfect for sharing during the holidays.

The knock at the door was unexpected. On the other side I was greeted by a smiling face spreading holiday cheer in sugar form: Homemade Fudge. With a quick hug and a joyful “Merry Christmas!,” my friend was on her way. What a bright spot in my day! And what a fabulous treat to enjoy!

Sharing homemade treats is always a nice way to perk someone’s day up, and a good excuse to plan a day or two of baking. If you’re making edible gifts this year, this Peppermint Fudge would make a wonderful treat to include. Who doesn’t like the chocolate and peppermint combination? Plus, the recipe is as easy as it gets. Really!

This Peppermint Fudge Recipe is super quick and easy and oh so perfect for sharing during the holidays.

 

Happy cooking, y’all!

5.0 from 1 reviews
Peppermint Fudge Recipe
 
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
 
An easy recipe for a holiday inspired flavor combination.
Author:
Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 36
Ingredients
  • 8 ounces semi-sweet baking chocolate
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk, divided
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 6 ounces white baking chocolate
  • optional: ½ cup finely crushed peppermints
Instructions
  1. Prepare 8x8 inch square baking pan by lining with parchment, wax paper, or aluminum foil sprayed with cooking spray.
  2. Combine semi-sweet chocolate and ¾ cup of the sweetened condensed milk in heat safe bowl, and heat to melt chocolate according to package directions. (Microwave method works perfect!) Stir until combined well and smooth.
  3. Stir in vanilla and peppermint extracts until smooth, and spread evenly in baking pan.
  4. Repeat melting process with white chocolate, by heating white chocolate, along with remaining sweetened condensed milk, in medium heat safe bowl according to package directions (Microwave if you can!). Stir until chocolate is completely melted, and combined with condensed milk. Spread evenly over semi-sweet chocolate layer.
  5. Optional: Sprinkle crushed peppermint evenly over top.
  6. Lightly cover with plastic wrap or wax paper and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until fudge is set. Use pan liner to lift fudge out of pan onto cutting board.
  7. Cut into 36 pieces.
Notes
Recipe adapted from McCormick.

This Peppermint Fudge Recipe is super quick and easy and oh so perfect for sharing during the holidays.

Don’t miss a thing!

Subscribe right here to have all new articles delivered directly to your email.

Comments

  1. 4

    claire @ the realistic nutritionist says

    Amazing holiday brownies girl! I’d love a few of these for Christmas :)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Rate this recipe: