An excellent and easy fudge for the holiday season. We first saw this recipe when Rachael Ray was on Oprah and Rachael Ray Throw a Holiday Party- about 5-6 years ago. Since then it has been a Christmas tradition at our house. It’s been made for presents and cookie exchanges along with extra for family. And everybody asks for the recipe. So that is my Christmas present to you… easy fudge.
A very easy 5 but really I can’t survive on this alone but you get the idea.
Notes: Like your home, decorate as you wish. Some candied cherries in red and green are nice. Use white chocolate chips for a white fudge. Add some currants, you decide just have fun with it. And gift away. I put some walnuts on top along with some red and green sprinkles.
The original recipe used low heat. Low on my stove is very low so I used medium-low.
Start with a medium non-stick sauce pan over low or medium low heat.
Add 12 oz package of semi-sweet chocolate chips, 9 oz of butterscotch morsels and one 14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk. Stir continuously until all is melted and mixed.
While the mix is melting, take a few moments and butter the inside of a 8-9 inch round pan. Strip the label off the milk can and cover with wax paper and place in the middle of the pan.
When fudge is completely melted (about 5 minutes) add 1 teaspoon vanilla and mix.
Remove from heat and add 8 oz of walnuts. Other things can be substituted or added here.
Place into your prepared pan.
Decorate as you wish. Do this quickly since the fudge will set up fast. Cool for 20-30 minutes in refrigerator.
Set pan in hot tap water to loosen for 2-3 minutes and pop out of pan.
November 24 2013