Pella Chronicle

January 18, 2013

Peppermint Fudge


The Chronicle

Pella — 1 2/3 cups granulated sugar

2/3 cup (5-fl.oz. can) evaporated milk

2 Tbsp. butter or margarine

1/4 tsp. salt

2 cups miniature marshmallows

1 1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate morsels

1/2 tsp. vanilla

1/4 tsp. peppermint extract

1/4 cup crushed, hard peppermint candy

1. Line 8" square baking pan with foil.

2. Combine sugar, evaproated milk, butter and salt in a medium, heavy-duty saucepan. Bring to a full rolling boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring constantly, 4 to 5 minutes.

3. Remove from heat. Stir in marshmallows, morsels, vanilla and peppermint. Stir vigorously for 1 minute or until marshmallows are melted.

4. Pour into prepared pan; cool for 1 minute. Top with candy, pressing in slightly.

5. Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm. Lift from pan; remove foil. Cut into 48 pieces.