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Foolproof Chocolate Fudge with Variations recipe

You can’t fail with this fudge — plusthis recipe provides three more flavor variations to choose from!

Recipe: Foolproof ChocolateFudge with Variations

3 cups (18 ounces) semisweet chocolatechips
1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

  • Line 13 x 9 x 2-inch pan with foil, extendingfoil over edges of pan.
  • In a heavy saucepan, melt chips with sweetenedcondensed milk and salt over low heat. Remove from heat and stirin nuts, if desired and vanilla.
  • Spread in prepared pan. Refrigerate untilfirm.
  • Using foil, lift fudge out of pan andplace on cutting board. Peel off foil and cut into squares.
  • Store tightly covered in cool, dry place.

    Makes about 2 pounds fudge.

    Microwave Directions: In a large microwave-safebowl, combine chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk and saltand microwave at HIGH (100%) for 1 minute; stir. Microwave anadditional 15 seconds, if needed, or just until chips are meltedand mixture is smooth when stirred. Stirin nuts, if desired, and vanilla. Spreadin prepared pan. Refrigerate until firm.

    Flavor Variations:

    • Butterscotch Fudge: Substitute semisweetchocolate chips with 3 cups butterscotch chips.
    • Peanut Butter Fudge: Substitute semisweetchocolate chips with 3 cups peanut butter chips.
    • Vanilla Fudge: Substitute semisweet chocolatechips with 3 cups white chocolate chips.

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    It only takes 15 minutes to make this easy chocolate bark, which is filled with chopped hazelnuts and orange zest, and sprinkled with coarse salt. Vary the types of nuts to suit your tastes, and double or triple the recipe to make gifts for all your friends and neighbors.

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