The quality of the chocolate is everything here; invest in the best, such as Lindt.
, chopped, about 3 1/2 cups
sweetened condensed milk
LINE bottom and sides of an 8 × 8-in. baking pan with overlapping pieces of plastic wrap.
COMBINE chocolate with milk in a large microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium, stirring halfway through, until chocolate is almost melted, 3 to 4 min. Remove and stir in peppermint until smooth. Scrape mixture into prepared pan and press down, smoothing top.
SIFT crushed candy to remove finely ground pieces. Sprinkle coarse pieces
of crushed candy over fudge.
FOLD overhanging ends of plastic wrap over fudge to completely cover. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or overnight. Fudge keeps well, refrigerated, up to 1 week.