Saturday, November 16, 2013
Foolproof Chocolate Butterscotch Fudge
This fudge is creamy and butterscotch and light chocolate tasting very creamy and rich
Yield: about 2 pounds
Prep Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
1 1/2 cups (18 oz.) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/2 cups (18 oz) butterscotch chips** see variations below
1 (14 oz.) can Eagle Brand® Sweetened Condensed Milk
1/2 to 1 cups chopped nuts (your choice or not I used walnuts)
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
BUTTER a square 8x8 pan
CHILL 2 hours or until firm. Remove from pan by lifting edges of foil. Cut into squares.
COMBINE chocolate chips with sweetened condensed milk and salt in 1-quart glass measure. Cook on HIGH (100% power) 3 minutes or until chips are melted, stirring after 1 1/2 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Proceed as above.
CREAMY DARK CHOCOLATE FUDGE: MELT 2 cups miniature marshmallows with chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk. Proceed as above.
MILK CHOCOLATE FUDGE: OMIT 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips. Add 1 cup milk chocolate chips. Proceed as above.
CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER CHIP GLAZED FUDGE: FOLLOW above recipe using 3/4 cup peanut butter chips instead of nuts. For glaze, melt 1/2 cup peanut butter chips with 1/2 cup heavy cream. Stir until thick and smooth. Spread over chilled fudge.