Christmas Fudge
Yields 36
Enjoy this delicious and traditional Christmas Fudge Recipe. Save it for the holidays or make it all year long!
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
2 hr 30 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
15 min
Total Time
2 hr 30 min
  1. ¼ cup dried cherries, coarsely chopped
  2. ¼ cup dried cranberries, coarsely chopped
  3. ¼ cup dried apricots, coarsely chopped
  4. ¼ cup raisins, chopped
  5. 3 tablespoons rum
  6. 2-½ cups confectioners' sugar
  7. 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  8. ¼ cup unsalted butter, cut into pieces
  9. 12 ounces white chocolate, coarsely chopped
  10. ½ teaspoon almond extract
  11. ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  12. ½ cup almonds, toasted and coarsely chopped
  1. Line a 9x10x2-inch pan with foil. Brush with melted butter. Set aside.
  2. Combine together cherries, cranberries, apricots, raisins and rum in a bowl. Set aside for 20 to 30 minutes.
  3. Cook together confectioners’ sugar and milk in a heavy pan over medium heat. Add butter, while stirring constantly. Allow to boil. Continue boiling for 5 minutes. Do not stir.
  4. Reduce heat to low and add white chocolate, almond extract and vanilla extract. Carefully whisk mixture until chocolate is melted. Stir in chopped almonds and rehydrated cherry-rum mixture. Stir until well-blended.
  5. Pour into prepared pan. Smoothen top using a buttered spoon or offset spatula. Cool completely in pan. Chill for at least 2 hours or until firm.
  6. Turn out onto a cutting board and peel off foil. Cut into squares before serving.
  1. This recipe is inspired by fruitcake. You can also use peppermint candies or other Christmas-themed variations to replace dried fruit and nuts.
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