Peppermint Fudge “Brownies”
Perfect for entertaining or giving as gifts, this fudge recipe is so easy and so, so good.
¼ cup butter
1 pound semisweet or bittersweet chocolate chips
1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
pinch of salt
½ tsp. peppermint extract
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1/2 cup peppermint candy, broken into pieces
Butter an 8×8-inch pan. Combine butter, chocolate, sweetened condensed milk and salt in a double boiler and heat just until chocolate is melted, stirring until smooth. Alternately, combine ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl and heat until melted, about 1-2 minutes, stirring every 20 seconds or so. Add peppermint and vanilla extracts. Pour into prepared pan, sprinkle with peppermint pieces and chill for at least 3 hours or overnight. Cut into squares and serve. Makes about 20 squares.
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