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Not as hard to make as regular candy/fudge and not as sweet, but just as delicious. You might want to keep to the low end of the sugar measurement as coconut milk has a lot of sugar in it already.
Heat coconut milk, milk, and sugar in a pan and keep stirring until thickened. Add the coconut and the butter, Keep stirring until the fudge thickens further and leaves the sides of the pan to form a somewhat loose ball in the center. Pat down on a greased pan.
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By sooz from Toronto, ON
By Ruby from Twin Lake, MI
I found this recipe on Facebook, and I changed it around to where it didn't have the 1 cup of walnuts in it. I will make this for the next chuch event. It only has two ingredients.
Make sure that you use condensed milk, which is the canned milk that is sweet, and NOT evaporated milk, which is the milk that is not sweet.
Microwave 4 chocolate squares, 6 Tbsp. of the butter and water in large bowl on high about 2 minutes or until butter is melted, stir. Add dry pudding mix, stir until well blended.
Add powdered sugar 1 cup at a time stirring well after each addition. Press into foil lined 8 square inch pan.
Microwave remaining 4 squares of chocolate and 2 Tbsp. butter in large bowl on high 1-1/2 minutes or until butter is melted.
Stir until chocolate is completely melted. Spread over pudding mixture refrigerate about 2 hours or until firm
Mix all ingredients except nuts into a large saucepan. Cook to soft ball stage (about 236 degrees F).
In a bowl, chop the Hershey bar into pieces and add the chocolate chips, nuts and marshmallow cream. In a 5 qt. pan, bring the sugar, milk, vanilla and salt to a boil. Let cook for 3 minutes and no longer.
Here are a couple of yummy fudge recipes.
This fudge is really rich and sweet! It's well worth it!
This is a yummy candy that is great for Christmas!
if you want to give it even more of an autumn taste, consider adding spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, or cloves to the fudge.
Melt margarine and Velveeta cheese. Add cocoa and powdered sugar. Mix until smooth, add nuts and put in large shallow pan. Let set and cut in serving-size pieces.
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I just bought 12 10 oz. bags of dark chocolate chips and chunks. Why? Because they were 59 cents a bag. I could just sit and eat them by the handful, but I thought I should use some of them in baking.
The recipe is on the back of the marshmallow creme jar. It is very good. good luck
They make a good substitute for chocolate chips!
Melt some down and dip potato chips(half of each one, make em large) or pretzels. Have fun dipping half of animal crackers, nilla wafers or other plain cookies or crackers to give as gifts or just for a special snack.
The easiest fudge recipe in the world is to melt a package of chocolate chips (or chunks) with a can of sweetened CONDENSED milk(like Eagle brand but there are many cheaper brands - like at Walmart, etc.). I put it in a bowl in the microwave on defrost for a few minutes, stir well and put it back in the microwave till it is smooth and the chocolate is all melted. Add a few drops of vanilla if you like the taste and walnuts or other nuts. You can add peanut butter or instant coffee granules, miniature marshmallows, just about anything. Pour it in a pan and let it set. Presto! Fudge!! And it is delicious!!
1 can Pillsbury frosting of whatever flavor
6 oz chips of whatever flavor
1/2 to 1 cup finely chopped nuts - optional
The following order of making this fudge is important.
1. Line an 8 or 9" square pan with plastic wrap.
2. Melt chocolate chips 30 seconds at a time until melted.
3. Immediately stir in frosting (and nuts if desired).
4. Spread in pan. When set, cut into 1" squares.
Can be refrigerated to set more quickly.
I have never made fudge using a candy thermometer, needing to reach soft ball stage, etc. We have never had a candy thermometer. My daughter hasn't either. She makes all kinds of fudge at holiday time. The only one she hasn't mastered is pumpkin fudge. She has yet to find a recipe for it that does not require a candy thermometer. I hope one of you great cooks have a recipe we can use. Thank you in advance.
By Linda from Bloomington, IL from Bloomington, IL
You may not need a candy thermometer for any of those recipes. To determine soft ball stage you can drop a bit of your cooking fudge into a glass of water, if the ball is soft when lightly pressed it is at the soft ball stage, if the ball is firm and solid it is at the hard crack stage. I hope this helps.
Pumpkin Pie Fudge
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup mashed pumpkin (canned)
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
1 (12 ounce) package vanilla flavored baking chips
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1/3 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
Using butter or margarine, lightly grease the sides and bottom of a medium saucepan.
Place the sugar, evaporated milk, pumpkin, butter, salt, and pumpkin pie spice in the saucepan. Stirring constantly over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil and boil for 12 minutes.
Remove from the heat and stir in the baking chips and marshmallows until melted.
Stir in the nuts and vanilla extract.
Pour into an 8-inch square pan that has been lined with foil and greased.
Chill mixture until set.
Cut into small squares to serve. Cover and store in refrigerator.
Yield: approximately 4-5 dozen pieces
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