White Chocolate Gumdrop Fudge

Ok, all you dark chocolate purists out there…you may need to close your eyes for a few minutes, because what I’m about to say here, could–for you–border on blasphemy. I do apologize for that. Nevertheless, I feel compelled to forge ahead and share these daring words with you—you may want to sit down.

White Chocolate Fudge.

Be brave now–I was a non-believer once too, but not anymore because this stuff will have you singing Hallelujah along with a couple of angelic choirs. Smooth, creamy, melt in your mouth goodness with tiny gumdrop dabs mixed in–for good measure. Heaven, I tell you…pure heaven!

Oh, and did I forget to mention that this recipe is easy and whips up dang fast? Well, I’m telling you. Therefore, my dears–go now and make this, that your candy larders may be full against a time of fudge famine in all the land…

or something.

Gumdrop Fudge

Original recipe from Taste of Home

Ingredients:

1-1/2 pounds white candy coating, coarsely chopped

1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk

1/8 teaspoon salt

1-1/2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract

1-1/2 cups chopped gumdrops– we used Dots

 

Directions:

Line a 9-in. square pan with foil; set aside. In a heavy saucepan, combine the candy coating, milk and salt. Cook and stir over low heat until chips are melted.

Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and gumdrops.

Spread into prepared pan. Cover and refrigerate until firm. Using foil, remove fudge from the pan.

Cut into 1-in. squares. Store at room temperature.

Brothers and sisters—Can I get an AMEN?
White Chocolate Gumdrop Fudge
 
Ingredients
  • 1-1/2 pounds white candy coating, coarsely chopped
  • 1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-1/2 cups chopped gumdrops– we used Dots
Instructions
  1. Line a 9-in. square pan with foil; set aside.
  2. In a heavy saucepan, combine the candy coating, milk and salt.
  3. Cook and stir over low heat until chips are melted.
  4. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla and gumdrops.
  5. Spread into prepared pan. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  6. Using foil, remove fudge from the pan.
  7. Cut into 1-in. squares.
  8. Store at room temperature.
 

16 Replies to “White Chocolate Gumdrop Fudge”

  1. No need to apologize to this cholcolate goddess about the white stuff – I love it too and this sounds absolutely wonderful. Do you think sugar covered gum drops would work okay – use the big ones and cut the sugar off? I like their consistancey better than Dots, not as chewey and sticky to your teeth.

  2. I think so because the original recipe just said, “gumdrops.” I just used Dots because I like them. I’d like to try them just with orange slices and see how it turns out—so we’ll see and let you know.

    :}

  3. It was dang fine.

    Oh, and “larder” means–pantry. Sorry about that old world word choice. I was trying to sound…um…old world.

    heh.

  4. just letting you know, that I’ve been diligently working on editing my birth story for the past several days, and am getting close (I got a copy of the nurses/dr’s notes, so I could compare what I remember to what actually happened in terms of what they keep a record of–so i’ve been busy working that into my original birth story). I will email you a copy as soon as it’s done, and you can post it on your website–i will warn you now, it is LONG!

    I can’t believe my little Cameron is 1!

  5. Ooooohh, wow. I have a daughter that would fight you for the Oreos! She’s wild for them so that sounds wonderful. I was really pleased at how pretty this fudge turned out.
    :}

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