This festive White Chocolate Fudge is perfect for the holidays! The bright colors bring Christmas cheer to everyone lucky to indulge. Use red and pink gumdrops for Valentine’s Day or pastels for Easter.

With a multitude of colors, this is perfect for Christmas Fudge, with the beautiful likeness to stained glass windows.

Two squares of white chocolate fudge in a small white bowl.

Why You Must Make

  • It’s super easy to make and no candy thermometer is required!
  • It’s tasty and festive!!
  • It’s not your run-of-the-mill fudge, so it makes great holiday gifts.

Some of my first memories of the holidays were of my mom cutting out colorful rectangles of cellophane. She’d tape them on the windowpanes of our living room so at night they’d look like stained glass. That’s exactly what I thought these squares of colorful white chocolate fudge looked like as I sliced them.

3 cubes of festive white chocolate fudge on a square white plate garnished with gumdrops.

How to Make

  1. Line a 9 x 9-inch pan with non-stick foil.
  2. Melt white chocolate melts with sweetened condensed milk and salt over low heat, then add vanilla and chopped gumdrops.
  3. Spread into pan, cover, and chill.
  4. Remove from pan using the foil as a sling and cut into squares.
  5. Store in a covered, airtight container.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fudge?

Fudge is a creamy, semi-soft candy most often made of sugar, butter or cream, and flavorings, according to the Food Lover’s Companion. It can be cooked or uncooked, plain or filled with nuts, chocolate chips, candies, dried fruit, etc. The most popular flavor is chocolate.

How Long Does Fudge Last?

The high percentage of sugar inhibits bacteria, so fudge will last a long time. It’s good for about two weeks in an airtight container at room temperature, a month in the refrigerator, and 3 or more months in the freezer.

Can you freeze fudge?

Yes, fudge freezes well. Just make sure it’s wrapped well so it doesn’t dehydrate. If you freeze it before cutting it into squares, it will fare better in the freezer. Defrost in the refrigerator before serving

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Small white bowl filled with squares of white chocolate fudge

Festive White Chocolate Fudge

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Yield 81 squares

Festive White Chocolate Fudge filled with jewel colored gumdrops resembling stained glass


  • 1 ½ pounds white chocolate melting wafers, chopped (I used Ghirardelli)
  • 1 14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk (NOT evaporated milk)
  • Dash of table salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups chopped gumdrops (I used Dots brand that doesn't have a sugar coating)


  1. Line a 9 x 9-inch baking pan with non-stick foil. Set aside.
  2. Heat chocolate, sweetened condensed milk, and salt on low, stirring occasionally until melted and smooth.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla and gumdrops.
  4. Scrape into prepared pan. Smooth top with an offset spatula.
  5. Cover and chill. When cold, use the foil as a sling and remove to a cutting board.
  6. Cut into 1-inch squares.
  7. Store in an airtight container at room temperature or in the refrigerator.


Adapted from Taste of Home.

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Nutrition Information:



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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 82Total Fat: 3gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 4mgSodium: 21mgCarbohydrates: 12gFiber: 0gSugar: 11gProtein: 1g occasionally offers nutritional information for recipes contained on this site. This information is provided as a courtesy and is an estimate only. This information comes from online calculators. Although attempts to provide accurate nutritional information, these figures are only estimates. Varying factors such as product types or brands purchased can change the nutritional information in any given recipe. Also, many recipes on recommend toppings, which may or may not be listed as optional and nutritional information for these added toppings is not listed. Other factors may change the nutritional information such as when the salt amount is listed “to taste,” it is not calculated into the recipe as the amount will vary. Also, different online calculators can provide different results. To obtain the most accurate representation of the nutritional information in any given recipe, you should calculate the nutritional information with the actual ingredients used in your recipe. You are solely responsible for ensuring that any nutritional information obtained is accurate.


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