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Peppermint Fudge is a creamy, easy, microwave fudge with a light peppermint taste, topped with crunchy candy cane bits. Its a perfect Christmas treat!
milk or semi sweet chocolate chips
sweetened condensed milk
crushed candy canes
Combine chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk in a large microwave safe bowl.
Microwave for 2 minutes. Stir everything together as much as you can.
Microwave for another 30 seconds, if needed, until you can stir the mixture till creamy.
Add int he peppermint extract and stir again.
Pour the chocolate mixture into a 9x9in baking dish lined with parchment paper, and smooth with a rubber spatula.
Sprinkle crushed candy cane pieces over the top of the fudge and press into the fudge.
Allow to set for several hours till hard, or put in the fridge for about 1 hour for a quick set.
Fudge is best enjoyed within a couple of days because candy cane pieces begin to soften.