Holiday Candy Bar Fudge with Pistachios

Kelly Williams


A wonderful recipe that's easy to make and tastes like a candy bar. So very good! I make this every year for the holidays. Looks beautiful on trays and makes delicious gifts, too! Enjoy! (photo from bing images)

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Makes about 32 pieces


5 Min


20 Min


1/2 cup
1/3 cup
baking cocoa
1/4 cup
brown sugar
1/4 cup
3 1/2 cups
powdered sugar
1 tsp.
caramels, unwrapped
1 Tbl.
2 cups
(shelled) salted pistachios
1 1/2 cups
white chocolate chips
*red, green and white holiday candy sprinkles for christmas, (or other colors for different holidays), optional

Directions Step-By-Step

In microwave-safe bowl, mix butter cocoa, brown sugar and milk. Nuke on high until it boils, about 3 minutes. Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla. Pour into greased 8" square pan. (Or line pan with foil and grease for easy removal and cutting.) In another bowl, melt caramels and water, about 2 minutes, stir til creamy. Stir in pistachios. Spread over chocolate layer. In last bowl, melt white chocolate chips til melted. Watch so they don't scorch and stir after each minute. Spread over caramel layer. Sprinkle with holiday candy sprinkles. Chill til firm. Cut into 32 pieces.
(To the tune of Jingle Bells...)

Dashing from the malls
With groceries yet to buy,
Workshops, kids & housekeeping,
Life's so crazy! Why?

Bells on our telephone ring,
The machine will take the call,
We have no time for family or friends,
It drives us up the wall.

How are you? How's your life?
We really want to know.
Hope you're ready for Christmas,
Now maybe it will snow.

A day or two ago,
We thought we'd make a treat,
For all our special friends--
A Christmas Gift to eat!

Our intentions were top notch,
But our schedules would not budge,
Hence, here's this year's addition of homemade

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Candies, Chocolate