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Marbled Peppermint Fudge

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Marbled Peppermint Fudge is the smoothest, creamiest fudge you will ever eat–no grainy sugar crystals here. I do not care for a strong mint flavor, so I made this recipe with a hint of mint.  However, if you like a stronger mint flavoring, you could increase the peppermint extract. During the holidays, you can find the Ande’s mint baking chips available at the grocery stores. You could also purchase the mints and chop them up yourself. I just like skipping that step so I buy the baking chips. It is very important to boil the sugar and milk mixture exactly nine minutes in order for the fudge to set properly.  Don’t rush this process. Marbled Peppermint Fudge would be the perfect ending to Roast Turkey Breast with Ease.

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Marbled Peppermint Fudge
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
9 mins
Total Time
24 mins
 

Marbled Peppermint Fudge is the smoothest, creamiest fudge you will ever eat--no grainy sugar crystals here. I do not care for a strong mint flavor, so I made this recipe with a hint of mint.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: candy, fudge
Servings: 24 people
Calories: 161 kcal
Author: Renea
Ingredients
  • 12 ounces chocolate chips
  • 6 ounces white chocolate chips
  • 2 sticks butter, divided
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped pecans
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 7 ounces marshmallow creme, divided
  • 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 4 1/2 cups sugar
  • 12 ounces evaporated milk
  • 1 cup Ande's mints
Instructions
  1. To a large bowl add the chocolate chips, 11 tablespoons of butter, pecans, vanilla and 5 ounces marshmallow creme.

  2. To a medium bowl add the white chocolate chips, 5 tablespoons of butter, peppermint extract and 2 ounces marshmallow creme.

  3. In a large pan, heat sugar and evaporated milk, bringing to a full rolling boil while stirring constantly.

  4. Boil 9 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly.

  5. Pour about 2/3 of the mixture in the large bowl of ingredients.

  6. Stir well until the chocolate and butter have melted.

  7. Pour 2/3 of the chocolate mixture in a sprayed 9 x 13 baking dish.

  8. Pour the rest of the sugar/milk mixture into the medium bowl of ingredients.

  9. Stir well until the white chocolate and butter have melted.

  10. Pour on top of the chocolate chip layer in the baking dish, carefully leveling out.

  11. If the remaining chocolate chip mixture in the bowl has thickened up, you may need to put it in the microwave for 30-40 seconds to soften.

  12. Dollop on the remaining chocolate chip mixture onto the white chocolate chip layer.

  13. Carefully level off.

  14. Sprinkle the top with the chopped Ande's mints.

  15. Carefully press down the mints into the chocolate.

  16. Refrigerate until firm enough to slice with a sharp knife.

Did you make this recipe? If so, let me know what you thought in the comments and give it a star rating.  Thanks so much!

 

 

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Colin

Monday 22nd of January 2018

Yummy

Kaveri Obhan

Monday 18th of December 2017

This looks so easy and perfect for a Christmas party ! Will be trying out soon !

Renea

Tuesday 19th of December 2017

Thank you for the nice comment.

Kaveri Obhan

Monday 18th of December 2017

Great Recipe!! I will be trying it out for my Christmas party!

Renea

Monday 18th of December 2017

Thanks Kaveri - I'm sure these will be a hit at your Christmas party.

Rachael

Sunday 10th of December 2017

Hello Renae, I can't wait to try this recipe, but being from Australia, I'm not sure what Marshmallow Creme is. Is it the same as ordinary marshmallows? Thanks for your cultural understanding!

Renea

Monday 11th of December 2017

Rachel, Yes you can use marshmallows instead of marshmallow cream which is sometimes called marshmallow fluff.

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