I love holiday baking that doesn't actually involve an oven, so these two recipes are perfect for me! Peppermint bark and a 3-minute fudge means a pretty platter of goodies that I can whip up in less than 20 minutes!
2 pounds white chocolate
1 cup crushed peppermint candy canes
Melt chocolate in a double boiler (you can also use a microwave, just check and stir often!). Stir in crushed candy canes. Spread onto a sheet pan lined with foil or waxed paper. Chill in the refrigerator for one hour or until set. Break apart into pieces and enjoy!
This is so easy, and you can use any combination of "chips" that you want! See here for the recipe I used.
I have two suggestions below to make either a chocolate/butterscotch fudge with toffee bits, or a dark chocolate/mint fudge with peppermint sprinkles.
2 bags "chips", any flavor*
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
Toppings and Mix-ins, optional
Basic recipe: Combine chips in a large, microwave-safe bowl. Stir in sweetened condensed milk. Microwave on high 3 minutes, stirring about every 30-45 seconds. Stir in mix-ins (optional). Pour into a square baking dish lined with foil. Top with additional mix-ins or toppings (also optional). Chill in refrigerator until hardened and cool. Cut into squares and enjoy!
*Some recommended combinations:
1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips + 1 bag butterscotch chips (with Heath Toffee Bits mixed-in and sprinkled on top)
1 bag dark chocolate & mint chips (a seasonal find) + 1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips (with crushed candy canes on top)
Also...a chocolate and peanut butter chip combination would be fantastic!