White Chocolate Christmas Fudge
Quick and easy White Chocolate Christmas Fudge combines the flavors of sugar cookies and white chocolate in a delicious fudge recipe. Make a big batch of this Christmas fudge to give out as homemade gifts.
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White Chocolate Christmas Fudge
Who’s ready for an easy and festive treat to enjoy this holiday season?
For as long as I can remember, fudge has been a staple during the holidays. Whether we were making fudge wreaths for friends and family or snacking on a fresh batch of the famous family secret fudge recipe, we always had some around for Christmas.
While I love the traditional milk chocolate fudge recipes, I thought I would switch things up a bit, and give everyone an amazing white chocolate Christmas fudge to enjoy this season. It only takes a few minutes to throw together and in no time you’ll have a creamy soft and decadent fudge topped with plenty of your favorite holiday sprinkles.
It’s the perfect treat for any occasion this time of year, whether you need a last-minute gift to give a friend, a tasty treat to bring to the office party, or just really need something sweet to snack on while wrapping presents. So don’t waste any more time, make this recipe now and find out just how amazing it really is!
How To Make White Chocolate Christmas Fudge
(full printable recipe at the end of the post)
Like I said before, this fudge recipe couldn’t be more simple, you don’t even need a stove or an oven! The whole recipe can be prepped by using only the microwave!
To make the whole recipe you want to start by lining a 9-inch x 9-inch pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper and set it aside. Then, in a large microwave-safe bowl combine chocolate chips, cookie mix, and milk and heat in the microwave on high. Carefully stir well and continue heating. Stir well, if needed heat again at short intervals until melted.
Next, you’ll stir some sprinkles into fudge then transfer to prepared pan and top with more sprinkles. Use clean hands to lightly press sprinkles into fudge. Once the fudge is prepped, refrigerate until firm. Lastly, cut into small serving and serve at room temperature.
Note: If you’d rather not use the microwave to heat the ingredients, simply place all ingredients into a small saucepan and heat on the stove at low heat until melted.
How Is White Chocolate Different Than Milk Chocolate?
We all know there is definitely a big difference between white chocolate and milk chocolate. It obviously has a completely different look and taste, but what actually makes them so different?
Milk chocolate is made from cocoa beans which give it the deep brown coloring and rich flavor. White chocolate, on the other hand, is made from cocoa butter. The lack of cocoa solids is what gives the chocolate it’s ivory color and different flavor profile.
Substitutes For White Chocolate
If you’re just not a huge white chocolate fan, no problem! There are plenty of substitutes you can make that will have this recipe tasting just as good as the original.
- Milk chocolate – For those that like a classic no-frills chocolate flavor.
- Dark chocolate – For those that like their chocolate not quite as sweet, but not too intense.
- Bittersweet chocolate – For those that like a strong and bold flavor with little sweetness added.
The Perfect Christmas Fudge For Gifting
Fudge has always been my go-to inexpensive gift idea. It’s just as nice as gifting a box full of handmade cookies, without the effort, and is just as thoughtful as a gift you might spend $15-$20 on.
The best way to really make this Christmas fudge into the perfect gift is to place it into a cute holiday cookie tin and add a cute bow, and name tag printable. Once you add those final touches, you’re sure to make anyone’s day brighter with the gift of white chocolate fudge.
How To Store White Chocolate Fudge
There are several different ways to store your white chocolate Christmas fudge, depending on what consistency you like, and how quickly you plan to eat all of it.
For a softer Christmas fudge, store the pieces in an airtight container at room temperature. To get a white chocolate fudge that has a firm and more “traditional” consistency, store the airtight contained pieces in the refrigerator.
Lastly, if you don’t plan on eating all the fudge right away, easily save some for later, and store any leftovers in an airtight container and place into the freezer.
How Long Does White Chocolate Fudge Last?
At room temperature: Two weeks
Refrigerated: One month
Frozen: Three months
More Easy Christmas Treats You’ll Love
Christmas Gooey Butter Cookies – A Christmas cookie twist on the favorite St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake. These melt in your mouth cookies are soft and totally irresistible! Roll them in Christmas sprinkles and they are ready for Santa!
Gingerbread French Toast – All the flavors of the classic gingerbread cookie. Assemble the night before and bake in the morning for a warm and delicious quintessential Christmas breakfast.
Santa Munch Christmas Popcorn – An easy treat that’s perfect for gifts and parties. Salty popcorn tossed in white cake mix, with M&M candies and holiday sprinkles all covered in white chocolate for an irresistible snack mix even Santa will love.
Very Merry Tricolor Christmas Cupcakes – See how easy it is to turn plain cupcakes into colorful marble cupcakes and frosting, just like fancy café-style confections.
Peppermint Bark – An easy delicious no-bake sweet treat that is perfect for gifting. Decadent layers of rich dark and white chocolate with a touch of peppermint and topped with crushed candy canes.
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- 24 ounces of white chocolate chips
- 1 1/4 cup sugar cookie mix (I use Betty Crocker)
- 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
- Christmas sprinkles
- Line a 9-inch x 9-inch pan with aluminum foil or parchment paper and set aside.
- In a large microwave-safe bowl combine chocolate chips, cookie mix, and milk. Heat in the microwave* on high for 30 seconds. Carefully stir well and continue heating for another 30 seconds. Stir well, if needed heat for another 30 seconds stopping at 15-second intervals to stir until melted. Be careful not to overcook or the chocolate will seize up.
- Stir in about 2 tablespoons of sprinkles into fudge then transfer to prepared pan. Top with more sprinkles. Use clean hands to lightly press sprinkles into fudge.
- Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Cut into small serving and serve at room temperature.
*If you would rather heat fudge on the stove instead of the microwave; simply add chocolate chips, cookie mix, and sweetened condensed milk to a large saucepan. Melt over medium heat, stirring frequently until smooth.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 30 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 173Total Fat: 10gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 56mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 0gSugar: 18gProtein: 2g
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin, and freshness of ingredients used.