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Easy Candy Cane Fudge Recipe

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Add peppermint to chocolate and you have the quintessential flavor of the holiday. Candy Cane Fudge tastes great. Looks great. And it only takes moments of hands-on attention. It’s a good thing.

Easy Candy Cane Fudge Recipe

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Easy Candy Cane Fudge

I assume I’m not the only mom pressed for time, so in the good-will spirit of the season, I’m sharing this Candy Cane Fudge recipe. It will only take you moments to up the merry.

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And that’s a good thing!


Easy Candy Cane Fudge Recipe

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  • 2 cups chocolate chips
  • 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • candy canes


  1. Melt chocolate chips on low heat, stirring often.
  2. Pour in condensed milk and extract.
  3. Stir until smooth.
  4. Crush candy canes and put on bottom of mold or dish.
  5. Spoon on fudge mixture.
  6. Chill for at least three hours.
  7. Pop out of containers and serve.


  • Calories: 2716
  • Sugar: 332
  • Sodium: 534
  • Fat: 120
  • Saturated Fat: 76
  • Unsaturated Fat: 34
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 367
  • Protein: 42
  • Cholesterol: 147

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