This Christmas Cookie Fudge recipe is perfect for gatherings, gifting, or just a fun holiday dessert! It’s even easy enough to make with the kids. Put this recipe together in about 10 minutes for an effortless Christmas treat that everyone will love!
Easy Christmas Cookie Fudge Recipe
When it comes to holiday desserts, it truly doesn’t get any easier than this delicious Christmas Cookie Fudge recipe! It’s different than most fudge recipes you’ll find out there. These little treats are partially made with white chocolate, marbled with dark or milk chocolate, and then topped off with Christmas cookie sprinkles. All you need is two mixing bowls, a baking pan, and a microwave to make this easy holiday season dessert!
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What is Christmas Cookie Fudge?
Christmas Cookie Fudge is exactly what it sounds like – fudge that tastes like a Christmas sugar cookies! It’s great as an edible gift during the holidays or the perfect sweet treat.
However, this recipe is a little different to make things a bit more simple (and tasty!). We omitted the sugar cookie mix and used condensed milk instead. No saucepan or candy thermometer required!
This recipe essentially requires 3 simple ingredients: chocolate chips, butter, and condensed milk. Here’s what you’ll need if you’re making the marbled fudge layers for this Sugar Cookie Christmas Fudge recipe:
Chocolate Chips – Use milk chocolate or dark chocolate chips for the base.
White Chocolate Chips – These white chocolate chips are so indulgent, rich, and delicious!
Butter – Real butter (preferably unsalted) adds so much flavor to this recipe. Not to mention, it’s an essential part of making fudge!
Condensed Milk – The sweetened condensed milk binds the fudge and sweetens it to perfection.
Holiday Sprinkles – Add Christmas sprinkles, graham cracker crumbs, walnuts, crushed pecans, or anything else you want as a topping!
How to Make Christmas Cookie Fudge
Making this recipe is SO easy! Here’s how to make this easy Christmas Sugar Cookie Fudge recipe:
- Create the chocolate layer by melting the chocolate chips and butter together.
- Add in the condensed milk and set aside.
- Melt the white chocolate chips and butter for the white chocolate fudge layer.
- Add in the remaining condensed milk.
- Pour each fudge mixture into an 8×8″ baking dish lined with parchment paper, alternating the layers.
- Use a toothpick or spatula to “marble” the layers.
- Add sprinkles or toppings and lightly press down.
- Refrigerate for 2 hours, then cut into 16-20 bite-sized pieces and enjoy!
Storing This Recipe
This easy holiday fudge recipe can be stored in an airtight container (or freezer bag) at room temperature for 2-3 days, in the refrigerator for 5-7 days, or in the freezer for up to 3 months! For best results, store it in the fridge and set out when ready to serve.
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- Chocolate Chip Marshmallow Cookies
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- Butterscotch Pecan Pie
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Christmas Cookie Fudge
- 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips
- 1/4 cup butter divided
- 1 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk divided
- 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
- 2 teaspoons holiday sprinkles or to taste
Make the Chocolate Layer
- Place a layer of parchment paper into an 8×8" square baking pan, allowing the edges to stick out a little to be able to lift it later. Set aside.
- Melt the chocolate chips and 2 Tablespoons of butter together in the microwave for about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, mixing at every 15-second increment.
- Once the chocolate chips are fully melted, add 1/2 of the can of sweetened condensed milk and mix until smooth.
- Cover and set the bowl aside, keeping warm and stirring often if possible.
Make the White Chocolate Layer
- Melt the white chocolate chips with the remaining 2 Tablespoons of butter together in the microwave for about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, mixing at every 15-second increment to prevent burning and sticking.
- Once the white chocolate chips are fully melted, add the remaining 1/2 of the can of sweetened condensed milk and mix until smooth.
Combine the Christmas Cookie Fudge
- Use a spoon in each bowl to alternate pouring the chocolate mixture and white chocolate mixture into the pan.
- Once the entire bowls have been poured in, use a spatula to "marble" the layers (making sure not to overmix them).
- Immediately top with sprinkles and any other toppings of choice.
- Place in the refrigerator for at least two hours.
- Lift the parchment paper out of the pan and cut the fudge into about 16 squares.
- Make sure not to overheat the chocolate chips or white chocolate chips! Check them often and stir at every 15-second increment to get them to a place where they are just melted.
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