Christmas Fudge (with variations)
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time: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes: 12recipe id: 2962cook method: stovetop
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1 1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Combine butter, evaporated milk, sugar and salt in medium, heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for 4-5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
Stir in marshmallows, chocolate chips, nuts and vanilla. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted.
Pour into foil-lined 8-inch square baking pan. Sprinkle with additional nuts if desired. Chill until firm.
Variations: Milk Chocolate Fudge: Substitute 2 cups milk chocolate chips for the semi-sweet chocolate chips.
Butterscotch Fudge: Substitute 2 cups butterscotch chips for the semi-sweet chocolate chips.
Mint-Chocolate Fudge: Substitute 1 1/2 cups mint-chocolate chips for the semi-sweet chocolate chips.
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