Now, this year I didn't make My Mom's fudge. No, I decided to give a new recipe a try after receiving some coupons for Carnation Evaporated Milk. I was asked if I'd like to try some recipes from their Holiday Houseful Recipe Guide and the recipe for Fudge appealed to me right away because of its simplicity. I also wanted to see if it would be as good as My Mom's Fudge.
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I added some of the Andes Peppermint Baking Pieces to the top to add a festive touch to the fudge and it added just the right amount of mint flavor, definitely not over-powering at all. I really did love this fudge and will make it again. I wouldn't say I love it more than My Mom's but, then the flavors are definitely different due to the addition of peanut butter to the recipe I grew up loving. Both are wonderful treats, and I love that I now have 2 different types I can make and share at this time of year.
The recipe guide is available by mail or a .PDF download HERE. There is even a "virtual kitchen" on their website to help you find ways to use their products. I know I am going to want to try their Party-Perfect Mini Quiches and their Thai-Peanut Ginger Wings... just need to plan a casual get-together so I can share them with friends!
Carnation Famous Fudge
Source: Carnation Holiday Houseful Recipe Guide
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2/3 cup Carnation Evaporated Milk
2 tablespoons butter or margerine
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups mini marshmallows
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans (I left these out)
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Line an 8-inch square baking pan with foil.
Combine sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt in a medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil stirring constantly for 4-5 minutes. Remove from heat. (DO NOT OVERCOOK!)
Stir in marshmallows, chocolate chips, nuts and vanilla extract. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted. Pour into prepared baking pan; refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Lift from pan and cut into 48 pieces.
Disclosure: The folks at Carnation provided me with coupons toward free Carnation Evaporated Milk products and their Holiday Houseful Recip Guide (which is available at no charge to anyone interested by visiting their website - link is above).
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