Tuesday, December 30, 2014

peppermint fudge

I'm totally in denial that Christmas is over. We always keep out decorations up past New Years, and I usually convince my dad to leave them up til I leave. So obviously I'm still baking Christmas-y goodies! Plus, peppermint, candy canes and fudge is just the perfect combo! (Also, this is my 300th post! Wow!)




Peppermint Fudge (recipe from girlichef)
Ingredients:
  • 17 oz. (3 c.) white chocolate chips
  • ½stick (¼ c.) unsalted butter
  • 1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
  • ½ tsp. pure peppermint extract
  • tiny pinch sea salt
  • 5 regular-size peppermint candy canes
Instructions:
  • Line a square (8"-9") baking pan with foil. Grease the foil and the exposed sides of the pan well with cooking spray.  Unwrap the candy canes and place them into a zippered baggie. Bash them with the bottom of a small pan until you have tiny pieces and a bit of peppermint dust (should equal ~½ cup).
  • Place the white chocolate chips, butter, and sweetened condensed milk in a glass bowl and microwave for 1 minute; stir with a wooden spoon. Stick back into microwave and heat in 30 second intervals, until the butter and the chips have melted entirely. (This is going to take a bunch of rounds to really get it all melted. Just make sure you do the 30 second increments so the chocolate doesn't burn!)
  • Add peppermint extract and salt and beat by hand for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until the mixture is smooth. Stir in about ⅔ of the crushed candy canes.
  • Dump the mixture into the prepared pan and smooth the top. Sprinkle the remaining crushed candy canes over the top and press lightly. 
  • Refrigerate for at least 4 hours, or until firm. Cut into squares.
Are you still in the Christmas mind set?
-Kylie

8 comments :

  1. OMG YUM! This sounds seriously amazing! Definitely going to have to make this!

    <3, Pamela
    Sequins & Sea Breezes

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  2. Oh. My. Gosh. I would do anything for a piece of this for breakfast ;) YES, I'm totally still in the Christmas treat mindset for sure! I'm giving myself today and tomorrow then I'm done haha.

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  3. YUM! We didn't make fudge this year and I totally missed it!!
    www.amemoryofus.com

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  4. Yum!!! This looks amazing! I love anything with peppermint so I definitely need to try these!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

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  5. Looks so yummy!
    Xo Miss Erin
    See what I have to say at:
    www.misserinsays.com

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  6. Okay these look so good!
    I love the holiday season!
    xo,
    Jacqueline
    Stylin In St. Louis

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  7. This looks so good!! I seriously need to come cook with you sometime haha
    -Hannah
    sweeterthanserenity.blogspot.com

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  8. This fudge looks FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Thanks so much for linking up with Tremendous Tuesday! I hope you are able to stop by again tomorrow!

    Hugs! Amber

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