This fudge is a favorite of mine it tastes just like an Andes mint candy but in the form of fudge, so very good. This fudge recipe is easy to make too. Most of the time spent on this recipe is cooling time the hands on time is quick. I love to make this candy recipe to share with my family and neighbors at Christmas. It’s always on my candy and cookie plates.
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Homemade Andes Mint Candy

Servings: 64
Author: Shelly

Ingredients

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk or dairy free sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 package 12 oz Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 6 oz Vanilla Chips or Vanilla Candy Coating
  • 2 teaspoons Peppermint Extract
  • 3 drops Green Food Coloring

Instructions

  • In a sauce pan mix the chocolate chips with 1 cup of the sweetened condensed milk.
  • Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly until the chocolate is melted and the mixture is smooth. Remove from heat.
  • Spread half the chocolate mixture into an eight-inch square pan lined with wax paper and chill 10-15 minutes.
  • While the first chocolate layer is chilling. Mix the vanilla candy coating or vanilla chips with the remaining condensed sweetened milk over low heat. Stirring constantly until smooth.
  • Stir in the peppermint extract and food coloring.
  • Spread the mint mixture over the first chocolate layer and chill another 10-15 minutes.
  • Warm the remaining chocolate mixture if necessary and then spread over the mint layer.
  • Chill until firm.
  • Remove the mint candy from the pan and cut into 1-inch squares.