Peppermint fudge is sweet, decadent, and super easy to make. Plenty of peppermint flavor and crunchy crushed peppermint candy. Perfect for holiday gifts and treats!

Why I Love This Peppermint Fudge:

Stack of white peppermint fudge squares

Ingredients for Peppermint Fudge:

  • white chocolate– Use white chocolate chips
  • sweetened condensed milk– Regular sweetened condensed milk works best here
  • peppermint extract– Be sure to use peppermint, not mint extract!
  • sea ​​salt– enhances flavor and balances sweetness
  • peppermint candy– Grind finely. I put the candy in a ziplock bag, wrapped it in kitchen paper, and crushed it with a rolling pin.
Peppermint Fudge Ingredients

How to make peppermint fudge:

  1. addition Place white chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk in a large microwave-safe bowl.
  2. heat Microwave at 15-second intervals, stirring between each set until melted.
  3. mix Peppermint extract and sea salt.
  4. pour it up Place mixture into a 9-by-9-inch baking pan lined with greased parchment.
  5. Up Lightly press with crushed peppermint candy.
  6. cool Perfect before cutting into 1 inch pieces.
  7. fun!
Process shot of how to make peppermint fudge
What is the shelf life of homemade fudge?

Fudge will last 7-14 days at room temperature, 3-4 weeks in the refrigerator, and 3-6 months in the freezer.

Can you freeze homemade fudge?

Yes! Cut the fudge into individual squares, wrap individually in wax paper or plastic wrap, and place in an airtight container. Fudge will last 3 to 6 months in the freezer.

Can I use semi-sweet chocolate instead of white chocolate?

Yes! You can adapt this recipe by substituting regular chocolate chips for white chocolate chips.

Peppermint fudge topped with crushed peppermint candies

More Favorite Holiday Recipes:

  • 3 cup white chocolate chips
  • 14 ounce sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tea spoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 tea spoon sea ​​salt
  • 1/3 cup crushed peppermint candy
  • Grease an 8-by-8-inch baking sheet and line with parchment.

  • Place chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk in a large microwave-safe bowl.

  • Microwave for 15 seconds and stir. Continue to microwave in 15-second intervals, stirring in between, until the mixture melts. Less than 1 minute total.

  • Add peppermint extract and sea salt and mix.

  • Spread the mixture onto the prepared pan and top with crushed peppermint candies and press lightly to adhere.

  • Cool completely and cut into 1-inch pieces.

calorie: 117kcal | | carbohydrate: 15g | | protein: 2g | | thick: 6g | | saturated fat: Fourg | | Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g | | Monounsaturated fat: 2g | | cholesterol: 7mg | | sodium: 44mg | | potassium: 84mg | | fiber: 0.03g | | sugar: 15g | | Vitamin A: 34IU | | Vitamin C: 0.4mg | | calcium: 61mg | | iron: 0.1mg

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