Peppermint Fudge is just what you need during the holiday season. It's so quick and easy to make and everyone loves the creamy texture of fudge. A perfect gift for someone special.
- 3 cups brown sugar
- 12 tablespoons butter 1 1/2 sticks cut into cubes
- ⅔ cups evaporated milk
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 12 ounces bittersweet chocolate chopped
- 5 ounces large marshmallows about 21 marshmallows
- 1 teaspoon peppermint extract
- ¼ cup crushed peppermint candy
Line an 8 x 8 inch baking pan with foil. Spray with vegetable spray.
In a large saucepan, combine sugar, butter, evaporated milk and salt. Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring frequently. Once it comes to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and simmer, stirring frequently until it registers 234º, about 3-5 minutes.
Remove from heat and immediately add chopped chocolate, marshmallows and peppermint extract and whisk until smooth and the marshmallows are fully melted, about 2 minutes. Pour into the prepared pan and sprinkle with 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candy, gently push it into the fudge. Let it sit until cool, about 2 hours. Once cooled, cover and refrigerate until set, about 2 hours.
Remove from pan and cut.
Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 60mg | Potassium: 70mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 18g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 1mg