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


  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

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About Gumdrop Fudge

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

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