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Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge

I love anything mint flavored. And combine it with chocolate? This Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge is rich with an out of this world taste. It’s the stuff that Christmas dreams are made of!This mint chocolate chip fudge has a rich decadent flavor and is perfect for any special occasion

Fudge is one of those things that is either super easy to make or a “pull out your hair” experiment from a failed attempt at cooking it long enough.  I’ve made fudge both was, and believe me, easy is my favorite.  If you are looking for a pretty fool proof fudge, choose one that has either marshmallow fluff or sweetened condensed milk in the list of ingredients.This mint chocolate chip fudge will be the hit of your party

What could be easier?  There is no candy thermometer to mess with, no standing over the stove stirring to make sure it doesn’t stick. Melt some chocolate, decide on a flavor, (mint for me please) press the mixture into a pan. And voila!  A few hours later you are in your jammies eating your fudge!

It’s time to make the Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge!

Ingredients for mint chocolate chip fudge

This fudge is so easy and it only has a few ingredients: white chocolate morsels, miniature semi sweet chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, butter, and mint extract. I used green gel food coloring to get the color I wanted.

Start by preparing your pan.  I use either parchment paper or aluminum foil, larger than the base of my pan, and line the pan with it, leaving enough paper left to form some handles.  This makes the fudge very easy to remove after it has set.

Place your white chocolate morsels in a microwave safe bowl with the unsalted butter and heat for about 2 minutes.  The mixture will be lumpy at this stage.Heat the butter and white chocolate morsels

Stir in the nonfat sweetened condensed milk and the mint extract.  Be sure to get a MINT extract, not peppermint.  It has more of a creme de menthe flavor than peppermint extract. Heat for another 2 minutes in the microwave.  Add the sweetened condensed milk

Add some green gel food coloring and stir the mixture well to get the desired green color. I used two drops and it gave me the color I wanted.  Heat for another minute in the microwave until the mixture is very smooth and silky.Add green gel food coloring to get a nice mint color

Allow the Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge to cool for a few minutes then fold in 1/2 cup of the miniature chocolate chips.  Stir well and pour into the prepared pan. Press the Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge into your prepared pan. Sprinkle over the remaining mini chocolate chips on top of the fudge and gently press them into the mixture.Sprinkle over 1/4 cup of miniature chocolate chips

Place in the fridge for at least 2 hours to set. Remove and cut the fudge into squares.Yummy mint chocolate chip fudge!

Creamy, silky, chocolaty fudge.  This is the stuff Christmas dreams are made of – along with sugar plums – (whatever they are!)This mint chocolate chip fudge is rich and decadent

Every bite of this delicious Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge will remind your guests that the holidays are almost here.  The only question will be “should I have one piece or more?”  It is a fudge recipe for those who like really intense and very sweet fudge.Take a bite of this mint chocolate chip fudge

This Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge will be the hit of your holiday dessert table.  Your guests will be asking for the recipe, I promise. It’s up to you whether to share or not!!Cut mint chocolate chip fudge

Thus Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge has a creamy texture and the decadent taste of dark chocolate. It is so easy to prepare. What are you waiting for? Go make some today! 

For more great fudge recipes, visit my Candy Creations board on Pinterest.

Yield: 24

Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge

Mint Chocolate Chip Fudge
Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes


  • 3 1/4 cups white chocolate morsels
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 can (14 ounces) fat free sweetened condensed milk
  • 2-3 tsp mint extract (not peppermint)
  • green gel food coloring
  • 3/4 cups mini chocolate chips, divided


  • Line an 8 x 8 square pan with foil or parchment paper to make the fudge easy to get out later. Leave some extra paper to use as handles when the fudge is done. Lightly spray with cooking spray. Set aside.
  • In a microwave safe bowl, heat the white chocolate morsels and butter on high for 2 minutes.
  • Stir. The mixture will be lumpy..
  • Stir in the nonfat sweetened condensed milk and mint extract. Heat another 2 minutes until the fudge is almost smooth.
  • Add gel food coloring to get the desired green color and heat another minute.
  • Allow to cool for a few minutes then fold in 1/2 cup of the miniature chocolate chips.
  • Press the fudge into your prepared pan. Add the remaining mini chocolate chips on top and gently press them into the fudge.
  • Refrigerate for at least 2 hours to set before cutting the fudge into squares.
  • Store in an airtight container on the counter or in the fridge.


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    Stephanie Shaw

    Thursday 23rd of February 2017

    Hi Carol, Just made your Crusty Herbed Italian Bread. The flavour is good, but it was very dry & dense. It is almost identical to my standby bread recipe, so I compared the ingredients an found an error/typo. Your recipe calls for 1 Cup of warm water. It should be 1 1/2 Cups of warm water. Hope this fix helps other bakers! Cheers, Stephanie


    Thursday 23rd of February 2017

    Hi Stephanie. Thanks for the email. I make the bread often and it is so light, so I went back to my original recipe card to see if I had made a mistake. I did. It is 1 1/4 cups of warm water (not one cup) that I made the typo on. Thanks for pointing out your experience. I have fixed my recipe card. Carol

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