15 Minute Fudge Recipe

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So there were two things this holiday season that I didn’t get enough of…one of those was egg nog and the other was fudge. My in-laws sent me a recipe for 15 minute fudge and I had to give it a try! I know, I know, most of you have some resolutions you’re really trying to keep up right now, but who can resist a tasty treat with such small effort? You can always give it to a neighbor and make a friend in the process, right? ­čÖé I promise I’ll do some healthier recipes soon.

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15 Minute Chocolate Walnut Fudge Recipe

Ingredients: 

16 oz semi-sweet chocolate, chopped fine
2 oz un-sweetened chocolate, chopped fine
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/8 tsp. salt
1 (14 oz) can sweetened condensed milk
1 Tbsp. vanilla extract
1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, or other nut -but do NOT omit

Directions:

  1. Line 8×8 pan with heavy duty aluminum foil, allowing excess to overhang pan sides
  2. Spray foil with non-stick cooking spray
  3. Toss chocolates, baking soda & salt in medium heat-proof bowl until baking soda is evenly distributed. Stir in sweetened condensed milk & vanilla
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I have been advised that chocolate chips are not the way to go…but it was all I had at the time…

  1.  Set bowl over 4 quart saucepan containing 2 cups simmering water
  2. ┬áStir w/ rubber spatula until chocolate is almost fully melted and few small pieces remain, 2 ÔÇô 4 minutes

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  1. Remove bowl from heat and continue to stir until chocolate is fully melted and mixture is smooth, ~ 2 minutes
  2. Stir in walnuts.

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  1. Transfer fudge to prepared pan and spread in even layer with spatula. Refrigerate until set, about 2 hours. Remove fudge from pan using foil and cut into squares.

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Yum! Don’t worry, there’s still 355 days left of the year to do those healthy resolutions you made ­čśë

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