This Candy Cane Chocolate Swirl Fudge is the perfect holiday treat that combines the rich flavors of chocolate with the festive peppermint twist of candy canes. This easy-to-make fudge is sure to be a hit at any holiday gathering or as a sweet gift for friends and family. The combination of creamy chocolate and crunchy candy canes is simply irresistible!

Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 2 hours | Serves: 12 pieces


  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes


  1. Line an 8×8-inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk.
  3. Heat in the microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in between, until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth.
  4. Stir in the peppermint extract until well combined.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared baking dish and spread it evenly.
  6. Sprinkle the crushed candy canes on top and gently press them into the fudge.
  7. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until set.
  8. Cut into squares and enjoy!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 250 || Fat: 13g || Carbohydrates: 31g || Protein: 3g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The combination of rich chocolate and refreshing peppermint is a match made in holiday heaven.
  2. This fudge is incredibly easy to make with just a few simple ingredients.
  3. The festive swirl of candy canes adds a fun and decorative touch to the fudge.
  4. It’s a great treat to make in advance and store in the fridge until ready to enjoy.
  5. This recipe is perfect for holiday gift-giving or as a sweet addition to any dessert table.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overheating the chocolate in the microwave, as it can cause the fudge to become grainy.
  2. Make sure to use high-quality chocolate for the best flavor and texture in the fudge.
  3. Be careful not to overmix the fudge once the peppermint extract is added to avoid losing the swirl effect.
  4. Crush the candy canes finely for a nice crunch without being too overpowering in the fudge.
  5. Allow the fudge to set properly in the refrigerator before cutting into squares to achieve clean and neat slices.

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