Fast Fudge

December 9, 2007 0 Comments

2 cups sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter
12 large marshmallows
pinch of salt
1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate morsels
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

* Combine first 5 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil; boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
* Add chocolate morsels to marshmallow mixture, stirring until chocolate melts. Add pecans and vanilla, stirring well. Spread evenly in a buttered 8- or 9-inch square pan. Cool and cut into squares.

Yield: 3 dozen squares (2 pounds).
Per square: Calories 125 Fat 6.8g
Cholesterol 9mg Sodium 48 mg

*** Mocha Fudge: Add 1 tablespoon instant coffee granules with the salt.

(Taken from “The Ultimate Southern Living Cookbook”)

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