Foolproof Chocolate Fudge
This simple and delicious snack is perfect for dessert but don't expect to get the kids away from it!
chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
milk, sweetened condensed
MICROWAVE in glass bowl or 1 quart measuring cup combine chips with sweetened condensed milk.
Microwave on full power (high) 3 minutes. Stir until chips melt and mixture is smooth.
Stir in remaining ingredients. Spread evenly into wax paper lined 8 or 9 inch square pan. (Line bottom and up sides for easy removal) Chill 2 hours or until firm.
Turn fudge onto board, peel off wax paper and cut into squares. Store loosely covered at room temperature CREAMY DARK FUDGE: Melt 2 cups of miniature marshmallows with chips and milk. Proceed as above.
MILK CHOCOLATE FUDGE: Omit one (6 oz) package semi sweet chips. Add 1 cup milk chocolate chips. Proceed as above.
CREAMY MILK CHOCOLATE FUDGE: Omit 1 (6 oz) package semi sweet chips. Add 1 cup milk chocolate chips and 2 cups miniature marshmallows. Proceed as above.
MEXICAN FUDGE: Reduce vanilla to 1 teaspoon. Add 1 tablespoon instant coffee powder and 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon to sweetened milk. Proceed as above.
BUTTERSCOTCH FUDGE Omit chocolate chips and vanilla. Melt 2 (12 oz)packages butterscotch chips with sweetened milk. When chips a melted, stir in 2 tablespoons white vinegar, dash salt, ½ teaspoon maple flavoring and 1 cup chopped nuts. Proceed as above.
Makes about 2 pounds.