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Gender Reveal Fudge Cookies

Team blue or team pink? Parents-to-be can host a “gender reveal” party to share whether they’re expecting a boy or a girl. Sink your teeth into the element of surprise with these gender reveal fudge cookies!


  • 40-50 Wilton candy melt pieces (blue or pink); plus more for decorating (such as white melts), if desired
  • 8 oz. Philadelphia cream cheese
  • 1 bag (12 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. vanilla


  1. Soften cream cheese in microwave until smooth.
  2. Melt chocolate chips in microwave in 30 second increments, stirring well in between.
  3. Add cream cheese to melted chocolate and blend.
  4. Add flour and vanilla; stir into a thick dough consistency.
  5. Flatten about 1 tbs. of dough in your palm. Place 2 candy melts (flat sides together) in the center; gently wrap the dough around the melts until they are completely covered.
  6. Flatten dough and shape into an Oreo-sized cookie and place on an un-greased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake cookies at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
  8. Remove warm cookies from sheet and place on parchment paper (paper will help absorb grease).
  9. Decorate as desired. For example: Dip the entire top of the cookie in melted white candy melts; then, pipe two small circles on the top. Drag the tip of a toothpick through the circles to transform into hearts.

Alternate suggestion: Not expecting a baby? Try this recipe with different colored melts for other celebrations or holidays. Use pink and red melts for Valentine’s Day or green for St. Patrick’s Day.