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Five Pound Fudge

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Rating: 5/5
2 reviews

ready in: 30-60 minutes
serves/makes:   5 lbs

recipe id: 26304

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24 ounces semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup butter
7 ounces marshmallow creme
4 1/2 cups sugar
12 ounces evaporated milk
Butter (for greasing)
2 tablespoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup chopped pecans, toasted


Combine first 3 ingredients in a large mixing bowl; set aside. Combine sugar and evaporated milk in a buttered Dutch oven. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture reaches soft ball stage or candy thermometer registers 234F degrees; pour over chocolate morsels mixture.

Beat at high speed with an electric mixer or wooden spoon until mixture thickens and begins to lose its gloss. Stir in vanilla and pecans. Spread into a buttered 15 x 10 x 1-inch jellyroll pan. Cover and chill until firm. Store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
Made amazing fudge the first time no lie . Everyone liked it (150- 175) pepole I served it to . It came out great and was my first time making fudge , I gave it out on my birthday and everyone thought it was great (though you should keep it slightly cooled. Hope it turns out well for you to

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REVIEW: 5 star recipe rating
I would have given this recipe 6 stars if given the option. OMG - this was so delicious.

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