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Milk Chocolate Peppermint Fudge Recipe

Old fashioned Milk Chocolate peppermint fudge recipe. This takes a day to make but is the best fudge you will ever make!
Course Christmas, Dessert
Keyword Homemade fudge, old fashioned fudge, Peppermint fudge
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 10
Author Melissa @ Living a Frugal Life


  • 41/2 Cups Sugar
  • 1 1/3 Sticks Butter
  • 14 oz can Evaporated Milk
  • 12 oz Nestle Chocolate Chips
  • 4.4-4.5 oz Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 13 oz Marshmallow Creme
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla Extract
  • 3/4 tsp. Peppermint Extract


  • Melt butter in the pan and cream sugar with it
  • Add Evaporated Milk
  • Stir constantly and bring it to a full rolling boil
  • when boiling can't be stirred down let the mixture boil for 10 min stirring once.
  • Remove from heat and add chocolate chips, Hershey's chocolate bar, Salt, Vanilla and peppermint extract. stir until completely mixed.
  • Add marshmallow creme and stir until completely mixed.
  • Stir briskly until very creamy and cooled. The fudge will start to look matte as it cools enough.
  • Put in buttered 9x13 dish and set on counter overnight to set.
  • Fudge will be slightly soft but able to cut in squares and sit on a plate without falling.