Microwave Fudge Recipe
This Easy Microwave Fudge Recipe can be made into FOUR different flavors: peppermint, chocolate, turtle, and maple! Made in a mini muffin tin to make the perfect bite sized treats.
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5 minutes 1 minute
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Prep Time Cook Time
5 minutes 1 minute
Microwave Fudge Recipe
This Easy Microwave Fudge Recipe can be made into FOUR different flavors: peppermint, chocolate, turtle, and maple! Made in a mini muffin tin to make the perfect bite sized treats.
  • Course
    Dessert
Servings
varies
Prep Time Cook Time
5 minutes 1 minute
  • Course
    Dessert
Servings
varies
Prep Time Cook Time
5 minutes 1 minute
Ingredients
Chocolate Fudge
  • 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) stick unsalted butter cubed into small chunks
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder sifted
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
Peppermint Fudge
  • 1 cup powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) stick butter cubed into small chunks
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candy + more for topping
Turtle Fudge
  • 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter cubed into small chunks
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate milk
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder sifted
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans + more for topping
  • 24 caramels unwrapped
  • 2 tablespoons half and half or heavy cream
Maple Fudge
  • 1 cup powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) unsalted butter cubed into small chunks
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 tablespoon maple extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped salted cashews + more for topping
Instructions
  1. *Before you start, I’d recommend watching the video above to see how you can make these all at the same time! Then, line 2 (24 count) mini muffin tins with mini cupcake liners. Set aside
Chocolate Fudge
  1. Place all ingredients (minus vanilla extract) into microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave for 60 seconds.
  3. Pour in vanilla extract.
  4. Whisk until smooth.
  5. Use a 1.5 tablespoon cookie scoop to fill (about 12) liners then chill in fridge until firm.
Peppermint Fudge
  1. Place all ingredients (minus vanilla/peppermint extract and peppermint candies) into microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave for 60 seconds.
  3. Pour in vanilla and pepper extract.
  4. Whisk until smooth.
  5. Stir in peppermint candies.
  6. Use a 1.5 tablespoon cookie scoop to fill (about 12) liners.
  7. Top with more crushed peppermint, if desired, then chill in fridge until firm.
Turtle Fudge
  1. Place all ingredients (minus vanilla extract, pecans, caramels, and half/half) into microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave for 60 seconds.
  3. Pour in vanilla extract.
  4. Whisk until smooth.
  5. Stir in chopped pecans.
  6. Use a 1/2 tablespoon to fill (about 12) cupcake liners half full.
  7. Place caramels and half-and-half in a microwave safe measuring cup.
  8. Microwave for 30 seconds.
  9. Stir.
  10. Microwave for an additional 20 seconds.
  11. Stir.
  12. If caramel hasn’t melted completely, microwave for an additional 10 seconds.
  13. Pour melted caramel over the turtle fudge and top with chopped pecans, if desired, then chill in fridge until firm.
Maple Fudge
  1. Place all ingredients (minus maple extract and cashews) into microwave safe bowl.
  2. Microwave for 60 seconds.
  3. Pour in maple extract.
  4. Whisk until smooth.
  5. Stir in chopped cashews.
  6. Use a 1.5 tablespoon cookie scoop to fill (about 12) liners.
  7. Top with more chopped cashews, if desired, then chill in fridge until firm.
Recipe Notes

Once fudge has chilled and set, remove from the cupcake tin and store in sealed airtight containers in fridge until ready to serve!

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