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Halloween Layered Fudge Recipe

Halloween Layered Fudge Recipe

Here's an easy and foolproof fudge recipe that screams "Halloween!" thanks to the brown and orange colors. You can also try making the fudge with mango flavoring. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:64 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk, divided
  • 8 ounces white candy coating
  • 1/4 teaspoon orange extract
  • 2 to 4 drops orange paste food coloring

Directions

  • 1. Line an 8-in. square pan with foil; butter foil and set aside.
  • 2. In a microwave-safe bowl, heat chocolate chips and 1 cup milk on high for 30 seconds; stir. Repeat until mixture is smooth. Pour into prepared pan. Chill for 10 minutes.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a microwave-safe bowl, melt candy coating with remaining milk; stir until smooth. Stir in extract and food coloring. Spread over chocolate layer.
  • 4. Chill for 1 hour or until firm. Using foil, remove fudge from pan. Cut into 1-in. squares. Yield: about 2 pounds.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 64 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 2 mg cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.