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Nut Fudge

Some 17 years ago, when I was dating the man who is now my husband, his mother gave me this recipe for his favorite fudge. It's a tasty treat that's so simple to make.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    2-1/4 pounds

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 12 ounces German sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 4-1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 can (12 ounces) evaporated milk
  • 2 cups pecans or walnuts, chopped

Directions

  • Line a 13x9-in. pan with foil; butter the foil with 1 tablespoon butter and set aside. Break German chocolate into 1-in. pieces; place in a bowl. Add the chocolate chips and marshmallow creme; set aside.
  • In a large saucepan, bring the sugar, milk and remaining butter to a boil over medium heat, stirring often. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 6 minutes, stirring occasionally. Slowly pour over chocolate mixture; stir until mixture is smooth and blended. Stir in nuts.
  • Pour into prepared pan. Let stand at room temperature until cool. Cut into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 88 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 2mg cholesterol, 8mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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