Monday, December 24, 2007

Fast Fudge

Fast Fudge
from Southern Living Cookbook

2 C sugar
1 (5-ounce) can evaporated milk (2/3 C)
1/2 C butter
12 large marshmellows
pinch of salt
1 C semisweet chocolate morsels
1 C chopped pecans, toasted
1 t vanilla extract

Combine first 4 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comest to a boil; boil 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Add chocolate morsles 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).