Millionaire Fudge

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Millionaire Fudge is simply an incredibly scrumptious chocolate fudge that is as rich as the name says.

I have fond memories making Millionaire Fudge at Christmas time with my mother growing up. As the years have gone by, I have changed the method of making the fudge by pouring the hot milk mixture over the chocolate chips and marshmallow whip that I have put in the bowl of my Kitchen Aid Mixer, and then beating it all together until smooth and creamy. I fold in the pecans and then pour the fudge in a buttered sheet pan.

My method of making Millionaire Fudge may have changed from when I use to make it with my mother, but one thing has not changed, and that is that I still scrap the bowl to get every little bit of chocolate happiness, just like I remember doing with my mother.

Millionaire Fudge
    4 1/2 cups sugar
    12 oz. can evaporated milk
    1/2 cup butter
    3 12 oz. package semi-sweet chocolate chips
    2 7 oz. jars Marshmallow Whip
    1 cup pecans, coarsely chopped
Butter a 15 x 10 inch sheet pan; set aside. In a mixing bowl of an electric stand mixer using the paddle attachment add the semi-sweet chocolate chips and marshmallow whip; set aside.

In a heavy large saucepan, add sugar, milk and butter; bring to boil. Boil for 6 minutes, stirring constantly.

Take off heat and pour mixture over the semi-sweet chocolate chips and marshmallow whip beating on medium speed until mixture is creamy and smooth.

Fold in pecans and quickly pour fudge mixture in prepared sheet pan.

Cool completely, then cut in pieces.
Kay Little
Kay Little

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