Saturday, December 4, 2010

Rocky Road Fudge



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Here's my contribution to the Holly Day Blog Hop:

Rocky Road Fudge


I love this easy fudge recipe (no candy thermometer needed) passed to me by my mother. It's my "go-to" dessert for any get together, the first thing my husband asks for at the beginning of the holiday season and, thanks to this blog, I'm eating a piece now!


What you'll need:
12 oz package of semi sweet choc chips

14oz can of sweetened condensed milk

2 tablespoons butter, margarine or other butter spread

2 cups dry roasted peanuts --I love the taste of salty peanuts and chocolate, but not too salty, so I do 1 cup salted, 1 cup unsalted.

10.5 oz package of mini marshmallows

In large bowl, combine peanuts and marshmallows. In sauce pan, melt chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and butter over medium-low heat until smooth. Remove chocolate from burner and pour over marshmallow/peanut mixture. Mix well. Spread into a wax paper lined 13x9" pan. Chill 2 hours. Cut into squares (makes about 40 squares...or 4 big ones!)


Let me know how yours turns out! ~Jocelyn



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18 comments:

  1. This looks delish!

    I love the picture of your little helper!

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  2. Mmmmm!! This wouldn't even make it passed the kitchen! I'd have it all eaten!

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  3. Thanks, Ladies! It is delicious and we've nearly polished off the whole batch!! My little helper LOVED helping :) Especially the part where she got to lick the spatula...and bowl...and pot.

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  4. This looks so good! I'm definitely going to make some!! And I love the picture of your little girl... my daughter has the same shirt! Kind of funny!!

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  5. I'm not a big lover of fudge but this one sounds really yummy. I love the idea of the peanuts with chocolate!

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  6. Are you going to send me some? =0)

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  7. With ingredients like that how could you go wrong? Looks great!

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  8. Oh how I love fudge, especially when it is made by a little helper.
    mframe00@gmail.com

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  9. That sounds really good! Rocky road is one of my favorite ice creams!

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  10. My college kids will love to make this too! thanks!

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  11. Don't you just love baking with your little one? So cute she is and the recipe ROCKS!!!

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  12. Oh YUM!!! Thanks for the recipe!!!

    Heather
    All You Need Designs

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