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Peppermint Swirl Fudge

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

81 pieces (about 1-1/2 pounds)

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
Peppermint Swirl Fudge Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 45 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 1mg cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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