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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. showmetheyummy.com #microwavefudge #christmascandy
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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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time1 min
Total Time6 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas candy, easy, microwave candy
Servings: 48 pieces
Calories: 169kcal
Author: Jennifer Debth
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Ingredients

Chocolate Fudge

  • 2 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/4 cup 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
  • 1/4 cup unsalted 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
  • 1/4 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
  • 1/4 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

  • Line 2 (24 count) mini muffin tins with mini cupcake liners. Set aside
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Chocolate Fudge

  • Place all ingredients (minus vanilla extract) into microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave for 60 seconds.
  • Pour in vanilla extract.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Use a 1.5 tablespoon cookie scoop to fill (about 12) liners then chill in fridge until firm.
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Peppermint Fudge

  • Place all ingredients (minus vanilla/peppermint extract and peppermint candies) into microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave for 60 seconds.
  • Pour in vanilla and pepper extract.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Stir in peppermint candies.
  • Use a 1.5 tablespoon cookie scoop to fill (about 12) liners.
  • Top with more crushed peppermint, if desired, then chill in fridge until firm.
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Turtle Fudge

  • Place all ingredients (minus vanilla extract, pecans, caramels, and half/half) into microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave for 60 seconds.
  • Pour in vanilla extract.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Stir in chopped pecans.
  • Use a 1/2 tablespoon to fill (about 12) cupcake liners half full.
  • Place caramels and half-and-half in a microwave safe measuring cup.
  • Microwave for 30 seconds.
  • Stir.
  • Microwave for an additional 20 seconds.
  • Stir.
  • If caramel hasn't melted completely, microwave for an additional 10 seconds.
  • Pour melted caramel over the turtle fudge and top with chopped pecans, if desired, then chill in fridge until firm.
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Maple Fudge

  • Place all ingredients (minus maple extract and cashews) into microwave safe bowl.
  • Microwave for 60 seconds.
  • Pour in maple extract.
  • Whisk until smooth.
  • Stir in chopped cashews.
  • Use a 1.5 tablespoon cookie scoop to fill (about 12) liners.
  • Top with more chopped cashews, if desired, then chill in fridge until firm.
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Notes

Once fudge has chilled and set, remove from the cupcake tin and store in sealed airtight containers in fridge until ready to serve!
Nutritional information is a rough average for one piece of fudge. Values will vary based on each specific flavor. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1piece | Calories: 169kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 26mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 70IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 0.2mg