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Candy Cane Fudge

This easy candy cane fudge is perfectly festive and delicious. It’s got a peppermint crunch and there’s no major cooking or baking involved! Once you’ve tried this candy cane fudge, you will also love to check out these crowd pleasing homemade fudge recipes!

When it comes to making easy fudge recipes, we’ve got things down to a science over here at Cook Clean Repeat. You don’t need to cook fudge in order for it to be amazing and delicious!

These simple fudge recipes are perfect for sharing, when the holidays roll around you’ll be ready with liftable treats and snacks that will wow any crowd!

pin showing the finished candy cane fudge ready to eat.

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Making fudge is a fun family activity. You can make some to share, whip up a few batches to include with your cookie trays this year, or just make a batch to eat yourself, no judgement!

I like making fudge around the holidays but the truth is that it’s a great dessert recipe that you can make at any time.

These fudge recipes, like candy cane fudge, can be made in just a few minutes. Pop it into the fridge to cool and set and then it’s ready to go!

Here we see the finished candy cane fudge ready to be shared.

Looking for the best tools to make easy fudge recipes?

Here are some of my favorite tools for making the best candy cane fudge. Of course you can use these items to make your favorite flavors of fudge, choose any from this page and you’re in business.

First up you’ll need the best pan. I like an 8×8 pan for making fudge but if you are going to double the recipe you can use a 9×13 and it’ll still come out perfectly thick and indulgent.

Next up you’ll ned parchment paper. It’s important to line the pan so that you’ll have an easy way to remove the fudge in one block and get those perfectly square bites!

Finally we need a mixing bowl and spatula to keep everything smooth and ready for the pan! The ones I linked are my favorites and they’re super easy to get thanks to Amazon.

Another great pair to have on hand is a good sharp knife and a cutting board…of course you need those to get this fudge ready to serve!

Ingredients needed for candy cane fudge:

You can find the full amounts and the nutritional info in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post but here’s a quick shopping list to help you figure out what you need to add to your shopping list for a batch or two of candy cane fudge.

You’ll need white chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and crushed candy canes! That’s it, just three simple ingredients!

A close up view of the finished fudge on a plate ready to be served.

Kitchen essentials for tasty recipes for sweet treats and more:

When you head into the kitchen to make some of these great recipes you’ll want to have the best tools on hand.

I like half sheet baking pans that are quality (hello no noisy pops or sloshed cookie dough from twisting), I line my cookie sheets with silicone baking mats. These are great for all kinds of baking and not just cookies! My husband loves them for making biscuits, pizzas, and more!

Of course mixing bowls, a mixerspatula, and some whisks should be on your list if you don’t have ones that you love. I also like to have a set of cooling racks so that my recipes can properly cool before they’re scarfed down by my family!

Pin showing the finished candy cane fudge ready to eat

How to make your own candy cane fudge:

Prep the baking dish with parchment paper.

Using a double boiler, combine the chocolate chips and condensed milk into the top pot

Place on medium to high heat

melting the chips and condensed milk

Consistently stir until melted

chips melted and ready to have candy canes added

Mix in 1 C crushed candy canes

Adding in the candy canes that have been crushed

Pour mixture into pan

Mixture poured into pan

Sprinkle the crushed candy canes on top.

Press the crushed candy canes slightly in the fudge.

Transfer to the refrigerator for 4-6 hours. (Until the fudge has set)

Set fudge ready to be cut

The fudge can also be placed in the freezer for 2-4 hours.

If put in the freezer, allow to thaw for 30 minutes before cutting.

A top down look at some of the finished candy cane fudge.

Looking for some other fudge recipes to try?

You can find all of the fudge recipes linked above but you can also just hop on over to some of these recipes, maybe you’ll find a new favorite!

Butterfinger fudge is a favorite of mine, my family loves the white chocolate peanut butter fudge! If you want something a little more citrus based give this key lime pie fudge a try or my lemon cookie fudge.

Finished recipe ready to serve. cut into squares stacked on a white serving tray.

Printable Candy Candy Fudge Recipe:

Yield: 16 Pieces

Easy Candy Cane Fudge Recipe

Featured image showing the finished candy cane fudge ready to serve.

This easy candy cane fudge is perfectly festive and delicious. It's got a peppermint crunch and there's no cooking or baking involved!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Chill Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 C white chocolate chips
  • 6 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 C crushed candy canes

Instructions

  1. Prep the baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. Using a double boiler, combine the chocolate chips and condensed milk into the top pot
  3. Place on medium to high heat
  4. Consistently stir until melted
  5. Mix in 1 C crushed candy canes
  6. Pour mixture into pan
  7. Sprinkle the crushed candy canes on top.
  8. Press the crushed candy canes slightly in the fudge.
  9. Transfer to the refrigerator for 4-6 hours. (Until the fudge has set)
  10. The fudge can also be placed in the freezer for 2-4 hours.
    If put in the freezer, allow to thaw for 30 minutes before cutting.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

16

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 271Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 9mgSodium: 48mgCarbohydrates: 48gFiber: 0gSugar: 38gProtein: 2g

I am not a medical expert. These calculations are provided as a courtesy.

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