Approx 50 pieces
By JENNIFER PARISI
Every Christmas season we like to make holiday treats to gift to our neighbors. Nothing says holiday like the flavors of chocolate and peppermint, and these decadent treats have become a favorite of our neighborhood. With a combination of vanilla, peppermint, and sea salt, this semi-sweet fudge is a crowd-pleaser, and makes a fantastic quick holiday party treat. Bet you can’t eat just one!
- 5 TBS Butter
- 3 c. granulated sugar
- 10 oz evaporated milk
- 1/2 tsp sea salt
- 2 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 tsp peppermint extract
- 1 11.5 oz bag Guittard Milk Chocolate Morsels
- 1 11.5 oz bag Guittard Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels
- Crushed Peppermint Candy (optional)
- Holiday Sprinkles (optional)
How to Make It
Line a 9 x 13 rectangular baking pan with aluminum foil, set aside.
In a medium saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Add evaporated milk and sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
Once boiling, lower heat to med/low and simmer 5-6 min, stirring frequently.
Remove from heat and add sea salt, vanilla, and peppermint extracts.
Add chocolate morsels and stir vigorously until melted and smooth.
Transfer mixture to foil-lined baking pan and smooth evenly using pastry palette knife or rubber spatula. Top with crushed peppermint candies or holiday sprinkles (optional).
Refrigerate for 2 hours, or until firm.
Cut into 1.5 inch squares. Enjoy!
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