This is a very simple fudge recipe using evaporated milk, , and chips that brings raves. It is a classic recipe that is often requested. Instructions are also given for butterscotch and mint flavors.
- 2 Tablespoons butter or margarine
- 2/3 cup evaporated milk
- 1-1/2 cups granulated sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups (4 ounces) miniature marshmallows
- 1-1/2 cups (9 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
- 1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, optional
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Combine butter or margarine, evaporated milk, sugar, and salt in a medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil stirring constantly for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat.
Stir in , chips, , and . Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted. Pour into a foiled-lined 8-inch square baking pan. Chill until firm.
Milk chocolate fudge: Substitute 2 cups milk chocolate chips for semisweet chocolate chips.
Butterscotch fudge: Substitute 1-2/3 cups butterscotch-flavored chips for semisweet chips.
Mint chocolate fudge: Substitute 1-1/2 cups mint-chocolate chips for semisweet chips.
Yield: 3 dozen pieces
Per piece: 73 cal.; 1 g pro.; 12 g carb.; 3 g fat (2 sat.; 1 monounsat.; 0 polyunsat.); 2 mg chol.; 17 mg sod.; 0 g fiber; 36 percent calories from fat.
Recipe Source: Carnation Evaporated Milk
Reprinted with permission.