Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Easy Peasy Fudge


I think this was the first time I have made fudge. This recipe is so simple and so good. I can't hardly stay out of it. You can make this without the nuts.

3 cups of  semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 14 oz. can sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup butter (1/2 stick), cut into small pieces
1 cup chopped walnuts

Spray an 8x8 inch pan with cooking spray. Cut 2 pieces of wax or parchment paper long enough to extend outside the pan. Place them in the pan criss-crossed (this will create "handles" that make it easier to remove them form the pan).

Place the chocolate chips, condensed milk, and butter in a double boiler over a pan of shallow water on low heat. Melt the mixture, stirring occasionally.

Remove from the heat and stir in the nuts.

Pour into the prepared pan and refrigerate for 2 hours or more. Remove from the pan by gently lifting the handles of the wax paper. Cut into pieces with a sharp knife.

Text and photos by Phillip Oliver, Dirt Therapy

5 comments:

  1. OMG - it *can't* be that easy to make delicious fudge?!

    (Or could it?)

    Sounds tasty -- dangerously so ;-)

    I've been on a muffin-making binge myself -- cranberry muffins, blueberry muffins, mixed berry muffins, raspberry muffins and - the piece de resistance - banana-walnut muffins!

    But with some leftover walnuts, your fudge recipe is sounding mighty tempting...

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  2. That recipe looks amazing, and very tempting..

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  3. Try it again with dried cherries....

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  4. Wow, that recipe sounds very easy and delicious. Perhaps I'll give my "stirring constantly" arm a break and try this instead. It also doesn't sound as sugary sweet as some fudge. Thanks for this!

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  5. I found an easy one and an easy peanut butter one that my hubs has asked me to make about 5 times over the last 2weeks. quick and easy! Happy New Year!

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