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Christmas Fudge
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Christmas Fudge

This decadent Christmas Fudge is bursting with rich chocolate flavor and bright accents of peppermint, this is sure to become a new Christmas tradition in your kitchen!
Prep Time15 mins
Resting in Fridge2 hrs
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 455kcal


  • 8 oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate
  • ½ cup Butter (divided)
  • ½ cup Water
  • 1 teaspoon Peppermint Extract
  • 1 3.9 oz package Chocolate Flavor Instant Pudding
  • 3 cups Powdered Sugar
  • cups Mini Marshmallows
  • cup Crushed Starlight Mints


  • Microwave 4 oz chocolate, 6 tablespoons butter, and ½ cup water in a large bowl for 2 minutes, or until butter is melted. Stir to combine. Add peppermint extract and instant pudding mix and stir for 2 additional minutes to ensure everything is well blended.
  • Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time and continue to mix until well blended.
  • Place mixture in an 8" x 8" pan lined with foil and greased. Press with the back of a spatula to smooth mixture in the pan.
  • Microwave remaining butter and chocolate in a bowl for 1 ½ minutes, or until butter is melted.  Stir to combine and spread over the fudge mixture in the pan. Top with marshmallows and crushed starlight candy.
  • Place fudge in the refrigerator for 2 hours to firm up, then cut and serve.


Recipe adapted from the Meijer Holiday Guide.
IF YOU LIKED THIS RECIPE you will also love my Old-Fashioned Fruitcake Recipe!


Calories: 455kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 160mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 56g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.8mg