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cut pieces of chocolate fudge with peppermint

Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

Peppermint fudge is an easy holiday dessert made with only 15 minutes of prep time!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Cooling Time 2 hours
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 32 pieces
Calories 178kcal
Author Ashley C.


  • 7 ounces marshmallow creme (1 jar)
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter (4 tablespoons)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/3 cup crushed peppermint (candy canes)


  • Line an 8x8 square pan with aluminium foil. Set aside.
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine marshmallow creme, sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt. Bring to a full boil, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and pour in semisweet chocolate chips and milk chocolate chips. Stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth. Add vanilla and peppermint extract and stir. Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle crushed peppermint over fudge and gently press down to set. Chill in refrigerator for 2 hours, or until firm.


  • Package the fudge in small boxes to give as edible holiday gifts. 
  • The fudge will keep in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. 


Serving: 0g | Calories: 178kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 48mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 0.2mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 0.5mg