Easy Peppermint Fudge

I love fudge. Okay, who doesn’t love fudge? It’s chocolate creamy goodness. And even more than a normal chocolate fudge recipe, this recipe is for a delicious and easy peppermint fudge which makes it even more delicious for Christmas time.

Easy Peppermint Fudge


Easy Peppermint Fudge

And like I said this recipe is easy. No thermometer required to make sure the chocolate doesn’t over heat. And, its only 5 ingredients too.

Easy Peppermint Fudge

Easy Peppermint Fudge #Christmasweek and Magimix Giveaway
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  • 24 oz milk chocolate chips
  • 14 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 3 TBS butter
  • ½ tsp peppermint extract
  • 3 TBS crushed candy canes
  1. Combine chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and butter in a large microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave for 2 minutes.
  3. Stir everything together as much as you can.
  4. Microwave for another 30 seconds. Stir. Another 30 seconds stir. (It should all be able to combine now).
  5. Add in peppermint extract and stir until chocolate mixture is really creamy.
  6. Pour half of chocolate mixture into a greased 8×8 (or 9×9) glass baking dish.
  7. Top with half of the crushed candy canes.
  8. Pour additional fudge over the top, smooth out with a rubber spatula and top with the rest of the candy cane pieces.
  9. Allow to set for a few hours, or put in the fridge for about 30 minutes for a quick set.

Enjoy this sweet, pepperminty chocolate and easy Christmas treat!

Easy Peppermint Fudge

Easy Peppermint Fudge

For more delicious Christmas recipes, be sure to visit all the other Christmas Week Bloggers here:

Coconut Hot Chocolate and Chocolate Covered Spoons by Cravings of a Lunatic
Chocolate Shortbread Bars by Juanita’s Cocina
Peppermint Mocha Cupcakes by Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks
Frosted Sugar Cookies by Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts
Peppermint Mocha Brownie Cookies by Chocolate Moosey
Holiday Pinwheels by That Skinny Chick Can Bake
Cranberry Pistachio Eggnog Bark by See Aimee Cook
Chocolate Peppermint Donuts by The Girl In The Little Red Kitchen
Cranberry-Orange Gin Fizz by The Messy Baker
Pokey Fudge by Ninja Baking
Vanilla Wafer Holiday Bark by Dizzy Busy and Hungry
Peanut Butter n’ Jelly Thumbprints by The Little Ferraro Kitchen
Buckeyes by My Catholic Kitchen
Coconut Cream Tres Leches Cake by The Dutch Baker’s Daughter
Gluten-free Cinnamon Star Cookies by Masala Herb
Nanny’s Pecan Pie by Food Lust People Love
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies by Jen’s Favorite Cookies
My Mother-in-law’s Fudge by Frugal Antics of a Harried Homemaker
Peppermint Brownie Pops by Home Cooking Memories
Chocolate Cherry Hazelnut Fudge by Rants From My Crazy Kitchen
Flourless Peanut Butter Nutella S’Mores by Cupcakes & Kale Chips
Cranberry Yogurt Cookies by Mom’s Test Kitchen
Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake by Liv Life
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  1. Melissa L. · · Reply

    The first thing I would make is chocolate shortbread! Thanks for the giveaway!

  2. This looks incredible, I LOVE peppermint!

  3. My daughter discovered her love of fudge last Christmas… but she’s never had a peppermint version!!! Love, love, LOVE this!!! I’m going to surprise her when she goes on Christmas break!

  4. carogonza · · Reply

    I would make chimichurri

  5. Your fudge is Betty Crocker Christmas picture perfect! I bet they are pretty tasty, too =

  6. Emily Elwood · · Reply

    The first thing I would be is homemade pie crust. A food processor would make it so much easier :)

  7. SO thick and delectable! I need to add this to my Christmas goodies list :)

  8. I love fudge! It’s such an easy dessert!

  9. Ok so I dont eat chocolate (dont hate me) lol but these do look gorgeous!!!

  10. I love fudge, it’s one of my weaknesses. I cannot resist it’s charms. This looks seriously yummy.

    Thanks so much for joining us for Christmas Week, total pleasure to have you on board.

  11. I’d use it to slice potatoes then use them for potatoes au gratin.

  12. Mmmmmmmm, delicious. And the photos are gorgeous. I could practically start gnawing on my laptop screen. ;-)

  13. I don’t know what I’d make first, but I would love it every time I made something! Also, that fudge looks absolutely divine! Easy and delicious is right up my alley! Thanks for sharing :)

  14. I’m always looking for a dessert recipe and I’ve never attempted fudge before. If I make it, I must hide it from hubby as he has a horrible sweet tooth.

  15. helene dsouza · · Reply

    Yes!!! I need easy fudge recipes. Thanks for sharing! :)

  16. If I win this I will definitely make some almond butter!

  17. Mmm… I’ve been craving peppermint fudge!! As for the Magimix, we just made homemade tomato basil soup the other day, and it sure would have come in handy to puree those tomatoes!

  18. I love fudge – and this one looks fun!

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