Gumdrop Fudge

Elizabeth Lancaster


This is my Grandma Klepper's fudge recipe with variations. I LOVE Christmas, seriously I look forward to next Christmas on the current Christmas season, if I could, I would leave my Christmas tree up all year long, but people may think I'm crazy. I love to cook so Christmas time at our house is full of surprises! I like to try new things and create new recipes, so I took my grandmothers recipe and tweeted it alittle to make this AMAZING gumdrop fudge recipe! Merry Christmas and Enjoy!!

★★★★★ 1 vote
30-35 ppl
30 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


2 c
granulated sugar
12 large
1 can(s)
(5oz) of evaporated milk
1 c
white chocolate ships
1 tsp
clear vanilla
1/2 stick
butter (not marg)
1 c
chopped gumdrops

How to Make Gumdrop Fudge


  • 1Prepare an 8inch square baking dish by lining it with parchment paper. Set aside
  • 2In a large, heavy saucepan, add sugar marshmallows and milk . Bring to a boil over medium high heat, stirring frequently. Once boiling, continue to boil for a full 6 minutes, stirring constantly, Don't walk away, it will burn.
  • 3Remove from heat and add chips and vanilla, stir well.
  • 4Once stirred add butter and gumdrops stirring till stiff ( and it will get really stiff) (it's good to have a man handy for this part) Stir until shinny !
  • 5Immediately pour mixture into prepared baking dish and refrigerate for one to two hours , covered with a piece of plastic wrap.
    Once set, cut into bite sized pieces and store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. ENJOY.
  • 6P.s.These will freeze for up to 6-9 months

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About Gumdrop Fudge

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free