Easy Patriotic Fudge is just 6 ingredients and that quickly mixes up into a tasty creamy treat! You will enjoy serving this pretty festive fudge!
This Easy Patriotic Fudge is pretty and so quick and easy to make! It is really the perfect addition to your holiday celebration!
Fudge can be complicated if you need a candy thermometer and extra steps but this recipe is not all of that!
All you need is a microwave (or a double boiler if you prefer), a bowl and 6 ingredients. It takes literally a few minutes to melt and stir this up, a couple of hours to let it chill and you are ready to go!
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Why You Should Make This
It is pretty and festive for your holiday celebration.
It’s a family-approved recipe that comes together quickly.
It is so easy to make!
It is delicious!
Can This Be Frozen?
Yes! Fudge freezes well.
Just put it in an airtight container; some plastic wrap around it inside for extra protection is great, and put it in the freezer.
I have frozen it for a few weeks ahead and it tastes fresh for the holidays and when we had leftovers, I have frozen it for even a few months after.
How to Store Easy Patriotic Fudge
Store covered in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.
(Full printable ingredients and instructions are just below.)
White baking chips
Sweetened condensed milk—not evaporated milk, the sweetened condensed kind.
Red, white and blue M&M’s—you can buy red, white and blue ones but if you can’t find them you can totally just pick out some red and blue ones from a regular bag. The whites don’t matter too much since the baking chips are white
Patriotic sprinkles and/or colored sugar—any kind you like. I used a mix of sprinkles and blue and red colored sugars.
How to Make Easy Patriotic Fudge
Line an 8×8 baking pan with aluminum foil.
Melt baking chips in a microwave safe bowl for one minute.
If not melted yet, melt another 30 seconds and stir again.
Watch carefully so it does not burn.
When chips are melted and smooth, add milk, vanilla and salt.
Stir until smooth.
Work quickly because it will thicken.
Add M&M’s and fold into fudge.
Spread fudge into foil lined pan, using back of spatula or large spoon to make smooth and even.
Add sprinkles and/or sugar to top.
Chill in refrigerator 2 hours or until firm.
Lift fudge out of baking pan by edges of foil.
Remove foil and cut into bite sized pieces.
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- Two 11 ounce bags white baking chips (about 4 cups)
- 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- ½ cup red, white and blue M&M’s
- 1 Tablespoon Patriotic sprinkles and/or colored sugar
- Line an 8x8 baking pan with aluminum foil.
- Melt baking chips in a microwave safe bowl for one minute.
- If not melted yet, melt another 30 seconds and stir again.
- Watch carefully so it does not burn.
- When chips are melted and smooth, add milk, vanilla and salt.
- Stir until smooth.
- Work quickly because it will thicken.
- Add M&M’s and fold into fudge.
- Spread fudge into foil lined pan, using back of spatula or large spoon to make smooth and even.
- Add sprinkles and/or sugar to top.
- Chill in refrigerator 2 hours or until firm.
- Lift fudge out of baking pan by edges of foil.
- Remove foil and cut into bite sized pieces.
Store covered in refrigerator.
Can be frozen.
If you would prefer, melt the baking chips over water in a double boiler on the stove. Stir constantly and watch carefully. Follow the rest of the steps as written.
Amount Per Serving Calories 99Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 7mgSodium 40mgCarbohydrates 16gFiber 0gSugar 14gProtein 2g
This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix using unknown brands unless named in the recipe. If nutrition is important to you, I highly encourage you to verify any data you see here with your favorite nutrition calculator. Also, you can put in exactly what you used so it is the most accurate. This is just to give you an idea, as any nutrition calculation is not exactly accurate unless every single product brand used is entered. Please note also that I am not a certified nutritionist or health professional of any kind. Please consult a doctor or trained professional for medical advice.