With raspberry-flavored chips and marshmallows, these irresistible squares will thrill any sweet tooth. Plenty of peanuts add a nice crunch, too.
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 1-1/2 teaspoons plus 1/2 cup butter, softened, divided
- 2 cups sugar
- 12 large marshmallows
- 1 can (5 ounces) evaporated milk
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 package (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips, divided
- 1 cup raspberry chocolate chips
- 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1-2/3 cups salted peanuts, crushed
- Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and butter the foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, marshmallows, milk, salt and remaining butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until smooth.
- Remove from the heat. Stir in the chips, peanut butter and vanilla until smooth. Fold in peanuts. Spread into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until set. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan; cut into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 3-1/2 pounds.
Originally published as Raspberry Rocky Road Fudge in Country Woman Christmas Annual 2007, p71