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Peppermint Swirl Fudge Recipe

Peppermint Swirl Fudge Recipe

Indulge in candy-shop flavor with these rich swirled squares. For Christmasy color, I add crushed peppermint candies and red food coloring. —Suzette Jury, Keene, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:81 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 1 can (16 ounces) vanilla frosting
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 8 drops red food coloring
  • 2 tablespoons crushed peppermint candies

Directions

  • 1. Line a 9-in.-square pan with foil and grease the foil with butter; set aside.
  • 2. In a small saucepan, melt chips; stir until smooth. Remove from the heat. Stir in frosting and extract. Spread into prepared pan. Randomly place drops of food coloring over fudge; cut through fudge with a knife to swirl. Sprinkle with candies. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set.
  • 3. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Gently peel off foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container. Yield: about 1-1/2 pounds.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece equals 45 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 17 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein. Diabetic Exchange: 1 starch.