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Easy Microwave Mint Fudge

Total Time

Prep: 15 min. + chilling

Makes

about 3 pounds (117 pieces)

I make these creamy, smooth squares not only for Christmas, but also for Valentine's Day. This easy microwave fudge is just as good as any you'd buy in a confectionery. —Donna Roberts, Manhattan, Kansas
Easy Microwave Mint Fudge Recipe photo by Taste of Home

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 7-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup baking cocoa
  • 15 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 7 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 cup Andes creme de menthe baking chips

Directions

  1. Line a 13x9-in. pan with foil; grease foil with 2 teaspoons butter.
  2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, sift together confectioners' sugar and cocoa. Add butter and milk (do not stir). Microwave on high 2 to 2-1/2 minutes. Remove from microwave; stir until blended. Stir in vanilla. Spread into prepared pan. Sprinkle with baking chips, pressing chips lightly into fudge. Refrigerate 1 hour or until firm.
  3. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Remove foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
  4. To Make Ahead: Store fudge, layered between waxed paper, in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Serve at room temperature.

Can you freeze Easy Microwave Mint Fudge?

Wrap fudge in waxed paper, then in foil. Place in freezer containers and freeze. To thaw, bring wrapped fudge to room temperature.

Microwave-1,100 watt
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutrition Facts

1 piece: 56 calories, 2g fat (2g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 14mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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