Friday, December 15, 2006

Favorite Ingredient Friday

Mom's Fudge

1. 3 cups sugar
2. 3/4 cup(1 /12 sticks) butter or margarine
3. 1 small can (5 oz) evaporated milk
4. 1 1/2 package (12 squares) Baker's semi sweet baking chocolate, chopped
5. 1 jar (7 oz) jet-puffed marshmallow creme
6. 1 tsp vanilla
7. 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

-Heat sugar, butter, and evaporated milk to full rolling boil in 3 quart heavy saucepan on medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil on medium heat until candy thermometer reaches 234 degrees F, stirring constantly to prevent scorching, about 4 minutes. Removed from heat.

-Stir in chocolate and marshmallow creme until melted; stir in vanilla and walnuts.

-Spread immediately in foil lined 9 inch square pan. Cool at room temperature at least 4 hours. Cut into 1 inch pieces.

-Makes 3 lbs or 40 serving.

*This is the same recipe my mom has used for as long as I can remember to give out to family and friends around Christmas.

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ChupieandJ'smama said...

This sounds so yummy! My dad loves fudge. I'll have to try this for him. Thanks for sharing and have a blessed Friday:)

Michelle said...

Oh my, I can't wait to try this - it sounds so delicious!

Overwhelmed! said...

Jessica, how great that you've shared your mom's fudge recipe! It sounds delicious!

Thanks for taking the time to participate in my Favorite Ingredients Friday recipe exchange. I do appreciate it!

Magi said...

Perfect time for fudge recipes. Thanks!

Larae said...

Yum! Sounds so good. Thanks for sharing! Happy Holidays! =)