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Five Pounds of Wonderful Fudge Recipe

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Contributor:  
Mom

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 1/2 cups sugar
13 oz. can evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter
1/2 lb. marshmallows
2-1 oz. squares unsweetened chocolate
12 oz. sweet chocolate bar
12 oz. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tbsp. vanilla extract
2 cups chopped pecans or walnuts

Directions:
Directions:
In a large saucepan, add sugar, evaporated milk and butter. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Cook until boiling, then cover and boil for 5 minutes. Working as quickly as possible, turn off the heat and add the marshmallows. Stir until melted. Add all the chocolate and stir until melted. Mix in the vanilla and chopped nuts. Pour into a buttered 15 1/2x10 1/2 jelly roll pan or into two 9-inch pans. Cool until firm, then cut into 1-inch squares.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This was mom's "go to" fudge recipe every Christmas. It was always foolproof and did not require a candy thermometer. Every cookie box she gave as a gift contained at least 4 or 5 pieces of fudge...which were usually the first to be eaten!

 

 

 

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