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Cotton Candy Fudge Recipe

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Today we’re making a fun and tasty cotton candy fudge recipe. It’s simple, colorful, and perfect for sharing! Learn how to make cotton candy fudge the easy way!

This easy treat is perfect for dessert, parties, sharing, and holidays. Who doesn’t love fudge recipes?! It’s a great recipe for adding a little whimsy to any occasion.

This cotton candy fudge recipe is no cook. You can use the microwave to do everything for this recipe so there’s no difficult process, anyone can master this fun recipe for no cook fudge.

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Pin showing the finished cotton candy fudge ready to eat

If you’ve never made a simple no cook fudge recipe you should check out some of our other options as well. They are easy and simple. Some of our favorites are Sugar Cookie Fudge Recipe, Cookie Monster Fudge, Sweet & Salty M&M Fudge, Rocky Road Fudge, and White Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge!

I love fudge recipes when the holidays roll around. Any holiday is a great excuse to make fudge. You can share it, give it for gifts, add it to cookie plates and more! There’s nothing like some homemade fudge to satisfy a sweet tooth.

If you have little ones who like to help in the kitchen and enjoy cooking and baking, this is a great recipe for them to help! It’s cute and fun, cotton candy fudge recipe is kid friendly, super sweet, and it doesn’t hurt that it looks like tie-dye.

Stack of finished cotton candy fudge.

The great thing is that this recipe doesn’t use the stove so you can easily let kids help without worrying about the hot stove or oven burning them.

What do I need to make cotton candy fudge at home:

If you want to make cotton candy fudge at home you will need Funfetti chips, butter, sweetened condensed milk, LorAnn cotton candy extract, vanilla extract, sea salt, blue and pink food coloring, cotton candy (optional topping), an 8×8 baking pan and cooking spray. A knife, wooden skewer, or chopstick will work great to swirl the mixture together as well!

You can use the handle of a spoon, a toothpick or pretty much anything to do the swirls! The cotton candy extract is easy to grab online with this link.

You can find the full amounts, ingredients list, nutritional estimations, step by step instructions and more in the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post as well.

ingredients needed to make cotton candy fudge

Kitchen essentials for tasty no bake recipes:

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

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!

I like these casserole dishes from Pyrex which are great for no bake recipes and for all your favorite dinners, brownies, cakes, and more.

You can’t go wrong with some good sharp knives and a cutting board. They will always come in handy in the kitchen for recipes of any kind, even desserts!

Plate of finished fudge ready to serve

How to make Cotton Candy Fudge:

This is a really easy recipe Here are some step by step instructions and photos to show you just how easy it is to make cotton candy fudge at home. Everyone will love this adorably sweet treat.

Spray pan with cooking spray and cover bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper or foil and set aside. 

melting the funfetti chips

In a medium size bowl, melt white chocolate chips and butter at 50% power in the microwave in 30 second bursts until completely melted and smooth. Do not cook for more than 30 seconds at a time or you will burn them. 

Condensed milk being added

Mix in the sweetened condensed milk. 

coloring the bowls of melted chocolate.

Separate mixture evenly into 2 bowls. Mix in the pink food coloring in one bowl and the blue in the other and mix until the color is thoroughly combined.

Finished cut cotton candy fudge recipe

Mix in the vanilla and cotton candy extracts, along with the salt.

extracts being added

Alternate adding spoonful’s of each color into the pan. 

Getting ready to put the chocolate into the pan

Using your knife, chopstick, or wooden skewer, swirl the mixture.

Swirled colors together

Cover the baking pan with foil and place in the refrigerator until fudge is firm. 

Fudge set and ready to cut

Place fudge on a cutting board and cut into 1-2” pieces, top with a bit of cotton candy if desired and enjoy!

Cotton Candy Fudge recipe ready to eat.

Looking for more delicious Cotton Candy Recipes?

Here are some other fun ways to use Cotton Candy extract in your favorite recipes. It’s fun and delicious and these recipes are always a crowd pleaser.

You can also try some of these other fudge recipes that are fun and simple. No cooking required to make these delicious sweets.

close up of the finished fudge recipe ready to eat

Printable Cotton Candy Fudge Recipe:

Yield: 24 Servings

Cotton Candy Fudge Recipe

Stack of finished cotton candy fudge.

Today we're making a fun and tasty cotton candy fudge recipe. It's simple, colorful, and perfect for sharing! Learn how to make cotton candy fudge the easy way!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 12-ounce bags of white or Funfetti chips
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 6 ounces sweetened condensed milk, divided
  • 1 teaspoon LorAnn cotton candy extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Pink and blue food coloring
  • Cotton Cady (optional)
  • 8x8 baking pan lined with parchment paper or foil
  • Knife, chopstick, or wooden skewer
  • Cooking spray

Instructions

  1. Spray pan with cooking spray and cover bottom and sides of the pan with parchment paper or foil and set aside.
  2. In a medium size bowl, melt white chocolate chips and butter at 50% power in the microwave in 30 second bursts until completely melted and smooth. Do not cook for more than 30 seconds at a time or you will burn them.
  3. Mix in the sweetened condensed milk.
  4. Separate mixture evenly into 2 bowls. Mix in the pink food coloring in one bowl and the blue in the other and mix until the color is thoroughly combined.
  5. Mix in the vanilla and cotton candy extracts, along with the salt.
  6. Alternate adding spoonful’s of each color into the pan.
  7. Using your knife, chopstick, or wooden skewer, swirl the mixture.
  8. Cover the baking pan with foil and place in the refrigerator until fudge is firm.
  9. Place fudge on a cutting board and cut into 1-2” pieces, top with a bit of cotton candy if desired and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

24

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 185Total Fat: 11gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 253mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 1gSugar: 5gProtein: 3g

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

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