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gumdrop fudge

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Elizabeth Lancaster
Lincoln, NE

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 rating)
yield 30 -35 ppl
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For gumdrop fudge

  • 2 c
    granulated sugar
  • 12 lg
  • 1 can
    (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

  • 1
    Prepare an 8inch square baking dish by lining it with parchment paper. Set aside
  • 2
    In 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.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and add chips and vanilla, stir well.
  • 4
    Once 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 !
  • 5
    Immediately 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.
  • 6
    P.s.These will freeze for up to 6-9 months