Our 10 Best Christmas Fudge Recipes

squares of chocolate walnut fudge on a square white plate
Photo: My Hot Southern Mess

Fudge holds its own as a homemade gift or on the Christmas dessert table next to cakes and pies. (Who can ever snatch just one piece?) Here are 10 Christmas fudge recipes you can turn to time and again.

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Candy Cane Fudge

squares of white chocolate fudge with candy canes

"Super easy and delicious! I'm new to making fudge, and this recipe made it seem as though I'd been making it for years. We took it to a Christmas party and received compliments from everyone, including a call two days later," reviewer Michelle Lombardi says.

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Grandma's Creamy Peanut Butter Fudge

peanut butter fudge in a glass bowl
Chef John

Chef John's old-fashioned style of peanut butter fudge has a dense texture that dissolves just about dissolves in your mouth.

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The Original Fantasy Fudge

plate of individually wrapped fudge in front of a Christmas tree
Kim's Cooking Now

"I have used this recipe for years. Believe it or not, I make 30 pounds of fudge each Christmas. Friends and family wait to receive it in the mail," Lori Cuervo says.

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Boardwalk Quality Maple Walnut Fudge

pieces of fudge in red wrappers

"I have made this the past three Christmases now for goodie bags, and I never want to give any of it away. It's that good," home cook Ruby Nye says.

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Double-Decker Marshmallow Fudge

pieces of marshmallow and chocolate fudge
Mackenzie Schieck

Fluffy homemade marshmallow batter tops creamy, chocolatey fudge in this recipe that would please your coworkers as much as it would your grandkids.

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Perfect Cranberry Cashew Fudge

pieces of fudge with cashews and cranberries on a white plate
Melissa Goff

Cashews and dried cranberries add tang and crunch to silky smooth fudge.

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World's Best Oreo® Fudge

oreo fudge on a white plate

"This was absolutely amazing and foolproof," home cook Jayelle says. "I made this for my Christmas cookie tray, but I know my kids will want me to make this year round."

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Penuche Fudge

three pieces of penuche fudge on a plate
Sharon Wilder

"This recipe is fabulous! I have made it four times already for the holiday season and have gotten lots of compliments," reviewer CAROLANA says. "It tastes as good or better as anything from a fudge shop."

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Aunt Teen's Creamy Chocolate Fudge

Aunt Teen's Creamy Chocolate Fudge
My Hot Southern Mess

"My mother used to make fudge every Christmas, and although I wanted to carry on that tradition the traditional fudge recipes were all so hard, and never seemed to turn out well. I tried this recipe last year, and not only was it quick and super easy, the fudge tasted spectacular," home cook HEATHERHIPPO writes.

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Chocolate Nut Fudge

Chocolate Nut Fudge
Chef Mo

"I've had this recipe over 50 years, and it is still my favorite," recipe creator Donna Sue says. "It isn't too sweet, and best of all, no cooking! Keeps well when wrapped and placed in refrigerator. I make this for Christmas giving."

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