Grinch Fudge

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5 from 1 vote
Prep: 10 minutes
Cool Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes

Grinch Fudge such a cute and different holiday dessert idea inspired by a family favorite holiday movie. The kiddos will go crazy for these.

Grinch Fudge with a heart on it.

Not only is this Christmas Grinch fudge recipe extremely cute, but is also so easy to make and only uses a handful of ingredients. Besides, needing 4 hours to chill, this recipe only requires less than 10 minutes of prep time.

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What We Love About This Grinch Desserts Recipe

This is one of the best grinchiness treats for this time of year. This fudge is perfect for Christmas parties, gift giving or movie watching.

  • Easy Ingredients: All you is a few simple ingredients including white chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk.
  • Kid Friendly: If kids like The Grinch, they will for sure love this grinch fudge recipe.
  • No Bake: No need to turn on the oven on for this recipe, all you need is a microwave.
A tray of  the fudge in close up.

Ingredient Notes for Grinch Treats

  • White Morsels: White chocolate melts are also wonderful to use.
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk: You can use a low fat version here too.
  • Green Food Dye: To make a neon green color.
  • Sea Salt: A pinch of salt.
  • Red Heart Sprinkles or Red Candy Heart
The sweetened condensed milk, sugar, dye and sprinkles,

Equipment Needed for Christmas Fudge Recipe

How to Make Grinch Fudge

These are the basic steps for making Grinch Fudge. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed step instructions.

Making and dying the fudge.

STEP 1: LINE PAN

Start by lining your baking pan with parchment paper, to help the parchment paper stick to the paper spray with a bit of cooking spray.

STEP 2: MELT CHOCOLATE

In a microwave safe container, melt your white chocolate chips in the microwave in 30 second intervals until the chocolate is completely melted.

STEP 3: MAKE THE FUDGE

Pour in the can of sweetened condensed milk to the melted white chocolate and mix until fully combined. Now add green food dye, I suggest starting with a little and add more until you reach your desired shade of green.

Decorating the fudge.

STEP 4: ADD TO PAN

Now add the fudge mixture to the prepared baking dish, spread evenly with a non stick spatula. Top with sprinkles of your choice, I used green sprinkles and heart shaped sprinkles. Allow to chill in the fridge for at least 4 hours.

STEP 5: CUT INTO SQAURE

Once the fudge has fully set, remove from fridge and lift the fudge out of the pan using the parchment paper. Cut into 16-25 even squares. Serve on a Christmas themed serving tray and enjoy!

Prep and Storage Tips for Grinch Fudge

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

These fudge grinch treats are perfect to make ahead of time as this recipe requires at least 4 hours for the fudge to fully set.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store grinch fudge in airtight container in the fridge for to 2 weeks.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

Freeze fudge in airtight container or freezer bag for to 2 months inn the freezer.

Frequently Asked Questions about Fun Food Ideas for Christmas

CAN I SWITCH FOOD DYE COLORS?

You can actually use this white chocolate fudge recipe as a base and use a different food coloring and sprinkle colors.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

This recipe can easily be doubled or halved, just increase or decrease ingredients proportionally and use an appropriate sized dish.

IS THERE DIFFERENT TYPES OF FUDGE?

There are many different types of fudge, typically based with milk or dark chocolate, but this fudge is based with white chocolate.

Side view of the fudge.

Expert Tips for Making This Grinch Fudge Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd. Increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes or add to a 9×16″ pan.
  • Valentines Day: Make this fudge recipe for valentines day by making the fudge pink and topping with the heart shaped sprinkles.
  • Mint: Add peppermint extract for a slightly minty flavored fudge.
  • Grinch Watch Party: These are such a fun treat to enjoy while watching a classic holiday season movie, The Grinch. Serve with Grinch Cookies and Grinch Pretzels Bites.
  • Stove Top: You can also melt the chocolate on the stove top using the double boiler method with pots.
  • Butter: Add a tablespoon or two of room temperature salted or unsalted butter to add creaminess and smoother fudge.
  • Halloween: Use halloween sprinkles and serve at a halloween party.

Fun Food Ideas for Christmas

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Grinch Fudge with a heart on it.
5 from 1 vote

Grinch Fudge

Yield: 25 servings
Prep: 10 minutes
Cool Time: 4 hours
Total: 4 hours 10 minutes
Grinch Fudge such a cute and different holiday dessert idea inspired by a family favorite holiday movie. The kiddos will go crazy for these.
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Ingredients

Instructions

  • Line an 8×8 square dish with parchment paper.
  • Melt the white chocolate chips in the microwave and stir until smooth.
  • Add in the sweetened condensed milk until well combined.
  • Stir in the green food coloring until desired shade is reached.
  • Evenly spread the mixture into the lined pan.
  • Add green sprinkles on top and place in refrigerator to set for at least 4 hours.
  • Lift from the pan and pull the parchment paper down from the sides.
  • Cut into squares and add one heart sprinkle to each piece.
  • Serve, share, and enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd. Increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes or add to a 9×16″ pan.
  • Valentines Day: Make this fudge recipe for valentines day by making the fudge pink and topping with the heart shaped sprinkles.
  • Mint: Add peppermint extract for a slightly minty flavored fudge.
  • Grinch Watch Party: These are such a fun treat to enjoy while watching a classic holiday season movie, The Grinch. Serve with Grinch Cookies and Grinch Pretzels Bites.
  • Stove Top: You can also melt the chocolate on the stove top using the double boiler method.

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 154kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 9mg | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 114mg | Fiber: 0.04g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 48IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 83mg | Iron: 0.1mg
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas, dessert, fudge, green, grinch, white chocolate

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