Tastes just like the candy bar and willmake an attractive addition to a platter of holiday fudges andconfections!
Another delicious recipe from our Family-FavoriteRecipes Collection.
Recipe: Cherry Mountain CandySquares with Variations
2 cups granulated sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup butter
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
1 (10-ounce) package cherry flavored chips*
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (11.5-ounce) package milk chocolate chips
3/4 cup (6 ounces) peanut butter, creamy or crunchy
1 1/4 cups salted, dry-roasted peanuts, finely chopped
1 tablespoon butter
Makes 117 (1-inch) squares.
*If cherry chips are unavailable in yourarea, you can purchase them online at Loghousefoods.com. Or,you can substitute with 1 (11.5-ounce) package premium whitechocolate chips,1 teaspoon cherry flavored oil or 1 ounce cherryextract and a few drops of red food coloring.
Caramel Mountain Candy Squares: Substitutethe cherry chips with 1 (11.5-ounce) package premium white chocolatechips; add vanilla and stir until smooth, then add 1 (11-ounce)package Kraft brand soft caramel bits and stir, leaving somebits unmelted; quickly spread in pan and proceed as directedabove. (If you cannot find Kraft’s soft caramel bits, cut theirregular caramel squares into quarters and then cut the quartersin half with a pair of kitchen scissors.)
White Mountain Candy Squares: Substitutethe cherry chips with 1 (11.5-ounce) package premium white chocolatechips.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1square): 74.7 calories; 51% calories from fat; 4.5g total fat;3.4mg cholesterol; 42.0mg sodium; 50.1mg potassium; 8.0g carbohydrates;0.5g fiber; 5.4g sugar; 7.5g net carbs; 1.4g protein.
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