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Peppermint Fudge - Perfect for a Food Gift

Peppermint fudge, a delicious holiday fudge recipe that is perfect for a food gift
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Additional Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 40 -50 1-inch pieces of fudge


  • 1 tsp butter or cooking spray to coat the pan
  • 1 package 12 oz. semisweet chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy canes
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Line a 9-inch square pan with foil; grease foil with butter or cooking spray.
  • In a heavy bottom saucepan, combine semisweet chocolate chips and 3/4 cup sweetened condensed milk over low heat. Stir until melted. Remove from heat
  • Stir in 3/4 of the peppermint candy cane pieces and stir.
  • Spread into prepared pan.
  • Refrigerate, covered until firm, about 1 hour.
  • Using foil, lift fudge out of pan.
  • Remove foil; cut into 1-inch squares.
  • Store between layers of waxed paper in an airtight container.


Recipe adapted from Taste of Home Homemade Gifts 2018


Serving: 1g | Calories: 29kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 7mg | Sugar: 4g