Rocky Road Cookies and Cream Peppermint Fudge

2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) semi-sweet chocolate morsels or white chocolate chips
1 cup chocolate cookies of choice I used oreo's just the cookie top part  chopped into small pieces
1 can (14 oz.)Sweetened Condensed Milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon peppermint
3 cups miniature marshmallows
optional 1/2 cup chopped pistachio or macadamia nuts
12 small peppermint puffs crushed  (these are easier to chew and not crunchy, soft ones so much easier on the teeth) or use 4 peppermint candy canes
LINE 13 x 9-inch baking pan with parchment paper and lightly spray with cooking oil.
MICROWAVE morsels and sweetened condensed milk in large, uncovered, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100%) power for 1 minute; STIR. Morsels may retain some of their shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in peppermint extract. Fold in marshmallows, nuts and cookie pieces.PRESS mixture into prepared baking pan.

 Sprinkle with crushed peppermint puffs or candy canes. ( I placed them in a plastic bag and hit them with a rolling pin until fine chunks.)Refrigerate until ready to serve. Lift from pan; remove foil. Cut into pieces.Makes 48 pieces


  1. Yummy :)! They're so greedy and cheerful. Bye, have a nice day

  2. Lovely components to this fudge. I am sitting here thinking of how great it would be if I was your official taste tester. I would be getting a wondrous variety of all types of food and I would be content in my diet. Great post Claudia and enjoy the day.

  3. Wow, this is like fudge gone wild. So many flavors in one piece of fudge.

  4. Oh, gee, these are making somebody really happy!

  5. I should not look at your blog first thing in the early a.m. Now, I want this for breakfast! "Rocky-road" was my favorite ice-cream flavor when I was growing up!

    I wish you the Merriest Christmas and time to be with your family. Have a joyful weekend, Claudia!

  6. These look amazing, so festive and good!

  7. WOW! That looks delicious! Another winner - as usual! LOVE fudge!

  8. Fudge couldn't get better than this! Very clever recipe. Great post

  9. I've been meaning to make fudge for quite some time now, and just haven't got around to it. But I seriously need to get on it because I'm drooling here just looking at your photos! It looks so insanely gooood!

  10. What an awesome combination of flavors. You sure have a way with cookies Claudia.

  11. It's so colorful--I love it! A nice change from plain brown, bland-looking fudge.

  12. Claudia, I saw this on G+ and clicked right over for a closer look. My word, what a scrumptious the peppermint puff component too. Cheers!


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