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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

Dark Chocolate Peppermint Fudge

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Just Emily

I double this recipe and put it in a heart-shaped silicone baking mold for Valentine's Day! I prefer using silicone baking molds as it is easier to pop right out of the mold without having to use a cooking/baking spray.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 285 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 14.5 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 40.5g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3.3 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 82 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Combine chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, butter, peppermint extract, and salt in a large microwave-safe bowl.
  2. Heat in the microwave on medium-high until chips are melted, 5 to 6 minutes, stirring every 2 minutes.
  3. Pour chocolate mixture into an 8x8-inch silicone baking dish; top with crushed peppermint candies. Lightly press candies, using the back of a spoon, into chocolate mixture. Refrigerate until set, 1 hour.
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Reviews

*~Lissa~*
6
2/23/2013

I tasted the mix before I spread the fudge in the dish, and I felt the mint flavor was far too subtle so I increased the extract by an additional 50%. This made it just right, in my opinion. Also, I wouldn't even think of going for 5-6 mins in the microwave-the mix should be melted long before that. My biggest issue is the fudge is VERY soft. I will be storing any uneaten portions in the fridge for sure.