Christmas Fudge Wreath
A Clever And Creative Festive Treat!
A Christmas fudge wreath is a wonderful way to make the holiday
a little more festive.
I can almost guarantee that your family and friends will feel extra special if you take the
time to prepare this delicious Christmas fudge recipe.
This particular chocolate fudge wreath is quick and easy to assemble, but doesn't look like it.
In fact, the finished masterpiece looks like you really labored over it.
I love those kinds of recipes, don't you? :)
You can certainly follow this recipe just as it is, but if
you are looking for a slightly different twist, consider some of the
variations that I have included at the bottom of the page.
You might even come up
with some variations of your own. If you do, please do share them with us. We'd love to see your own finished fudge wreath when you've got it made.
Take a few moments and add your photos and tips here.
Christmas Fudge Wreath
Without further ado, here are the simple instructions for assembling your edible Christmas wreath.
- 12 ounce package semisweet chocolate chips
- 1 cup butterscotch chips
- 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk (save the can)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 8 ounce can walnuts, plus extra for topping
- 1/2 cup raisins or dried currants
- candied red and green cherries to decorate top
Variations to the Christmas Fudge Wreath:
an 8-inch round cake pan with softened butter. In a saucepan over low
heat combine chocolate and butterscotch chips, condensed milk and
- Cover the empty condensed milk can with plastic wrap and put it in the center of the round cake pan.
the chips and milk until they melt together, about 3 minutes. Stir in
nuts and raisins. Scoop the fudge into the cake pan all around the
plastic-covered can in the center to form a wreath or ring shape. Don't
smooth it out - leave the bumpy appearance. Be sure the can stays in
- Cut the red cherries in half with scissors
and the green cherries into quarters. Use the green pieces to make
leaves and the red to make holly berries. Decorate the fudge with
several groups of holly berry sprigs made from the cherries and garnish
with walnuts between the sprigs.
- Chill until firm.
Remove the can from center. Loosen the sides and bottom of the fudge
with a spatula. Cut the fudge into thin slices to serve.
- To give the wreath as a gift, wrap it in cellophane and secure with a bow or ornament.
White Chocolate Wreath with Pistachio and Cranberry
the chocolate chips with white chocolate chips, 1 1/2 ounce bag plus 1
cup. Substitute 1 to 1 1/2 cups of shelled natural pistachio nuts for
walnuts. Substitute 1/2 cup dried sweetened cranberries for currants.
Goober and Raisinette Wreath
butterscotch for peanut butter chips. Swap large whole peanuts for
walnuts used in original recipe (such as peeled Virginia Peanuts. Swap
1/2 cup large raisins for currants in original recipe.
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