Friday, January 15, 2010

Cherry Chocolate Fudge

Category: Candy
Yield: 24 squares of fudge
Source: The one & only Miriam

2-1/2 c sugar
1/4 c butter
1 (5 oz) can evaporated milk
1 (7 oz) jar marshmallow cream
1/2 t salt
1 t almond extract
10 oz pkg cherry chip
1/2 c walnuts - chopped
3/4 c chocolate chips

Combine first 5 ingredients in saucepan, Stir over low until blended.
Bring to a full boil, stirring constantly for five minutes. (soft ball stage)
Remove from heat.
Stir in cherry chips and almond extract.
Pour into greased 8x8-inch pan.
Immediately sprinkle chopped walnuts over the cherry mixture.
When fudge is set drizzle melted chocolate over each piece.

Nutritional facts (daily value): Calories 3610kcal; Protein 17g (34%); Total Fat 128g (197%)(Sat. 59g (295%)); Chol. 127mg (42%); Carb. 623g (208%); Fiber 15g (61%); Sugars 594g; Calcium 134mg (13%); Iron 7mg (37%)

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