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White Christmas Fudge Recipe

White Christmas Fudge Recipe

This smooth, sweet fudge from Paula Truksa of Jewett, Texas is loaded with nuts and chewy fruit and would be just right for holiday gift-giving.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:81 servings


  • 1 teaspoon plus 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 2-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2/3 cup milk
  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries


  • 1. Line a 9-in. square pan with foil and grease the foil with 1 teaspoon butter; set aside.
  • 2. In a large heavy saucepan, combine the confectioners' sugar, milk and remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until combined. Bring to a boil; boil for 5 minutes without stirring. Reduce heat to low; stir in white chocolate. Cook and stir until chocolate is melted.
  • 3. Remove from the heat; stir in extract. Fold in the almonds, apricots, cherries and cranberries. Immediately spread into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set.
  • 4. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: about 2 pounds.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 32 calories, 1g fat (1g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein .

Reviews for White Christmas Fudge

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angmclanc 254382
Reviewed Sep. 20, 2016

"Such a pretty candy. Everyone's getting this for Christmas this year"

jthable 227239
Reviewed May. 31, 2015

"Unfortunately this recipe is so sweet you can't eat it. On the positive side, it is really pretty!"

figgyinaz 98428
Reviewed Feb. 1, 2014

"Okay I guess but nothing special. Looks pretty but way too sweet for our taste. I ended up tossing most of it out! I gave it three stars because of how pretty it would look with a few pieces on a serving tray of cookies!"

MaryThompson 144124
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2014

"it was different to have this Christmas, however, too sweet & I didn't get the "creaminess" that fudge should have... probably will not make this again..."

CathieL 66045
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2013

"This was my first time making fudge and the recipe was easy. Everyone loved the fudge and asked for the recipe. This is definitely a keeper"

Cinprin 166306
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"delicious, but I prefer milk or dark chocolate"

mysie 91413
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"Easy to make and quite tasty. Will make again."

mwsissie 166305
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"This sounds amzingly good! I'll make this for Christmas. And it makes a lovely gift too indeed. Thanks for sharing your delicious recipe! :-)"

Juneabegley 160422
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"This is an amazing fudge. It will be part of my Christmas traditional recipes. Very easy to make."

nigols 166301
Reviewed Dec. 19, 2013

"I made this the other day, it went down great, I did chop the fruit up fine, along with the nuts found it easier for cutting will make again"

kerrilea 160378
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2013

"I made this recipe last night! The only thing I would suggest is chopping the fruit up quite fine. When slicing the fudge after it sets, any larger pieces of fruit or nuts tend to cause the fudge to flake. I had lots of crumbs when I was done (but I ate every morself of those crumbs!). But it's VERY tasty stuff. I will make this throughout the year. At 32 calories for each piece, this just became my new Weight Watchers evening snack!"

oeg1kallee 166300
Reviewed Dec. 15, 2013

"just a note so someone else does not make my same boo-boo....white almond bark is not the same as white baking chocolate...."

stampercook 144513
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2013

"I made this fudge every Christmas, it`s an easy recipe, no candy thermometer needed. The color and nuts are perfect for Christmas."

DonnaJF 66043
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2013

"To the person asking about switching out pecans or walnuts for the almonds, it should be absolutely okay to do this. Shouldn't be a problem as it is always a matter of your taste."

DOROS 166292
Reviewed Dec. 12, 2013

"Did 3 stars because i haven't made it yet. Anyone, could you use pecans or walnuts(english or black) instead of the almonds? I need to know quick"

annamariegreenvale 91411
Reviewed Aug. 28, 2012

"Great Recipe! My family loves this fudge. It is very rich, so cut it into very small squares. My all-time favorite fudge!"

bbopTX 160150
Reviewed Nov. 30, 2010

"From Jewett? WOW!! I thought I was the only person from there. I've been gone alot of years but my family still lives there."

Cookerchick 166290
Reviewed Nov. 29, 2010

"I have been making this fudge for a few years now and everyone loves it. Very easy and pretty too"

kquixtar 98427
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2010

"I made this around Christmas and still getting complements on it. Its very pretty and easy and tastes great. A beautiul holiday fudge."

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