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Saturday, December 1, 2012

♥ Peppermint Fudge ♥


Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter, softened
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  • PEPPERMINT LAYER:
  • 2 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • 1/4 cup crushed peppermint candy

Directions

  • Line the bottom and sides of an 8-in. x 4-in. loaf pan with foil. Grease foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside.
  • In a small bowl, beat cream cheese until creamy. Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar, cocoa, milk and vanilla until smooth. Stir in nuts. Spread into prepared pan. Chill for 1 hour or until firm.
  • For peppermint layer, beat cream cheese in a small bowl until creamy. Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar, milk and extract until smooth. Stir in peppermint candy. Spread evenly over chocolate layer. Chill for 1 hour or until firm.
  • Using foil, lift fudge from pan. Gently peel off foil. Cut into squares. Yield: 1-1/4 pounds.

~~Taste of Home, December/January 2001~~

2 comments:

Marilyn said...

YUM!! Perfect for December. Thanks.♥♫

Bernideen said...

I am printing out one for me and one for my employee who loves to bake and cook!