Easy Strawberry Cream Pie Fudge with Nancy Coco

Allie McMurphy is busy making yummy fudge for the summer holiday—until murder gives her something else to chew on. . .

Red, White, And Boom

It’s not Fourth of July on Mackinac Island without fireworks and fudge. The Historic McMurphy Hotel and Fudge Shop is supplying the treats—and Allie has hired Rodney Rivers, the biggest name in aerial displays, to create an unforgettable spectacle. Unfortunately, Allie finds him dead, covered with screaming chicken fireworks, just before the entire warehouse of pyrotechnics goes up in smoke. Is it arson or is it murder? Allie and her bichonpoo, Mal, must sift through the suspects until the killer is caught and the island can enjoy a star-spangled celebration.

Oh Say Can You Fudge by Nancy Coco is the third book in the Candy Coated series. Each book is topped with amazing fudge recipes that you’ll want to make again and again!


Easy Strawberry Cream Pie Fudge
From Oh Say Can You Fudge by Nancy Coco

2 ½ cups white chocolate chips, melted
1 3 ounce package strawberry flavored gelatin dissolved in ¼ cup hot water to reduce graininess
1 16 ounce can vanilla frosting
1 cup dried strawberries, chopped into tiny pieces
1 teaspoon butter for pan prep

Butter 8x8x2-inch pan.

Carefully melt white chocolate chips and dissolved gelatin in the top of a double boiler. Hint: White chocolate burns faster than regular chocolate.

Melt slowly and stir constantly.

In a medium bowl, mix can of frosting, melted chocolate-gelatin mixture and chopped strawberries. Stir until combined.

Pat into pan. Score 1-inch pieces with butter knife and refrigerate for 3 hours. Remove and cut into 1-inch pieces following score marks.
Serve in individual paper cups or on platter.

Cover leftovers in air tight container and store in refrigerator.