7 Easy Christmas Fudge Recipes to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Christmas Fudge
Photo: Micah A Leal

When Christmas rolls around, you can find everyone and their mother pulling out the pie and cake tins, ready to whip up their signature Christmas dessert. Don't get us wrong—we love a mile-high cake as much as the next person, but organizing the whole Christmas dinner can be quite the bonanza. In the name of simplicity (and less stress), it might be worth giving a Christmas fudge a try. Your ticket to a winning dessert this holiday season, fudge recipes make a wonderful homemade gift too. Wrap them in pretty paper or add them to an assorted cookie tin, and you've got the perfect treat for everyone from your neighbor to your daughter's teacher. You can even make this sweet treat well in advance so that there's one less thing to worry about as Christmas approaches. With flavors such as Pumpkin Fudge, Mocha Coffee Fudge, and Mamie Eisenhower's Million Dollar Fudge, you really can't lose with any of these Christmas fudge recipes.

01 of 07

Christmas Fudge

Christmas Fudge
Micah A Leal

Recipe: Christmas Fudge

This'll get you into the Christmas spirit—loaded with festive sprinkles and a dash of flakey salt, consider this your simple ticket to a winning Christmas day dessert.

02 of 07

Pumpkin Fudge

Pumpkin Fudge
Pumpkin Fudge

Recipe: Pumpkin Fudge

It's not the holidays without a little pumpkin, so why not this fudge? Pecans add a delightful crunch throughout.

03 of 07

Red Velvet Fudge

Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats Red Velvet Fudge
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Red Velvet Fudge

Red velvet cake is always a showstopper, and now you can bring the same wow factor to the table with much less fuss.

04 of 07

Mamie Eisenhower's Chocolate Fudge

Mamie Eisenhower Fudge Still
Southern Living

Recipe: Mamie Eisenhower's Chocolate Fudge

Also known as Million Dollar Fudge, any way you put it, this fudge is a guaranteed wow dessert on the holiday sideboard.

05 of 07

Easy Fudge

Easy Fudge
Caitlin Bensel; Food Styling: Ali Ramee; Prop Styling: Sarah Elizabeth Cleveland

Recipe: Easy Fudge

With all the complicated (but delicious) dishes that appear during the holiday season, you can bet any recipe that has "easy" in the title will be a go-to for us.

06 of 07

Chocolate Peanut Butter-Fudge Bars

Peanut Butter-Fudge Bars
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Christine Keely; Food Styling: Chelsea Zimmer

Recipe: Chocolate Peanut Butter-Fudge Bars

An unbeatable duo comes together for what may possibly be the richest fudge of your life. Best enjoyed by the fire with a cold glass of milk.

07 of 07

Cookie Dough Fudge

Cookie Dough Fudge
Photography and Food Styling: Karen Rankin

Recipe: Cookie Dough Fudge

Whip up a batch of this fudge and you might stave off the hungry vultures looking to swipe the actual Christmas cookie dough.

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