Our Candy Cane Fudge recipe is the perfect holiday dessert for gift-giving and serving! A rich chocolate layer is topped with candy cane studded white chocolate making Candy Cane Fudge an easy to make dessert and the perfect Christmas fudge gift to give!
Candy Cane Fudge Recipe
Christmas fudge gifts are high on my list for gift giving and receiving too.
Feel free to make me some peppermint fudge because everyone loves receiving a foodie gift for the holidays, myself included, especially when you make it with love.
Gifts from the heart always mean the most and taking the time to make our white chocolate peppermint fudge will show just how much you care.
So easy to make, all you need is a microwave and just six ingredients!
Sweetened condensed milk mixes with bittersweet chocolate for a rich chocolate layer that compliments a top layer of sweetened condensed milk with white chocolate chips.
Flavored with a few drops of peppermint extract and adorned with bits of green and red candy cane, our holiday fudge is sure to please and so easy to make.
This easy peppermint fudge recipe, similar to a peppermint bark fudge, will quickly become a holiday favorite.
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Pick up some pretty holiday tins and you’re all set with an edible gift that’s thoughtful, delicious, beautiful and from the heart all in one!
Everyone will be looking forward to your Christmas fudge gifts!
How to pack fudge to give as a gift
To pack fudge for gift giving
- separate layers of fudge with wax or parchment paper
- cover and keep refrigerated
Swirls of Flavor Recipe Tips
- Top with peppermint starlight candy in place of candy canes
- Tint white fudge layer with red or green candy color
- Freeze fudge for a delicious frozen treat
Ingredients you will need to make this recipe
- sweetened condensed milk
- bittersweet chocolate chips
- white chocolate chips
- red and green candy canes
- pure peppermint extract
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Candy Cane Fudge is the perfect holiday dessert for gift-giving and serving! A rich chocolate layer is topped with candy cane studded white chocolate making this an easy to make dessert and the perfect foodie gift!
Line an 8-inch x 8-inch baking pan with foil leaving a 2-inch overhang. Spray with non-stick cooking spray.
In microwave-safe bowl combine 1 can sweetened condensed milk and bittersweet chocolate chips. Microwave 1 minute at half power and then in 10 second intervals, stirring after each interval until smooth and melted . Spread in prepared pan.
Set aside 3 Tablespoons of crushed candy cane. In another microwave-safe bowl combine 1 can sweetened condensed milk and white chocolate chips. Microwave 1 minute at half power and then in 10 second intervals, stirring after each interval until smooth and melted. Stir remaining candy canes into white chocolate mixture. Stir in peppermint extract. Carefully spread over chocolate layer. Sprinkle with reserved 3 Tablespoons crushed candy cane gently pressing into top of fudge.
Refrigerate until set, about 8 hours. Cut into 36 pieces.
To pack fudge for gift giving, separate layers of fudge with wax or parchment paper. Keep refrigerated.
First Published: December 12, 2016…… Last Updated: October 27, 2020