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Betty’s Fudge

02 Mar Betty’s Fudge

Do you ever need a gift for the person who has it all? This coming week I have a friend with a birthday that just might be the hardest person to buy for. I have made several attempts to get her the perfect present, but then either see that she already owns it or has recently purchased it. Last year I finally cracked the code when it dawned on me that she has a sweet tooth… and I decided to make her homemade treats. She loved them! I spoke her love language in getting her the perfect gift and one that I had put thought and time into. So often we feel like we have to give something elaborate as a gift. When actually spending time and love to make something is just what is needed.  fudge

 

My dear friend Betty made the most wonderful fudge. I came across her recipe as I hunted through my cookbook for the perfect birthday treat to make. Betty passed a few years ago, and being in her eighties she left quite the legacy. At her memorial service they actually passed plates of her fudge as we enjoyed a moment of silence in her honor. They also handed out her special recipe.

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Here is the recipe for you to make for a friend or loved one (or maybe just eat it ALL yourself… it is that good!):

Betty’s See’s Fudge

In a large bowl comine:

1 10oz pkg large marshmallos

3 cups semi sweet chocolate chips

2 cups chopped nuts (optional)

1 teaspoon vanilla

 

In a large pot, bring to a rolling boil:

5 cups sugar

1 1/3 cup butter

1 12oz can evaporated milk

a dash of salt

Stir constantly sugar, butter, milk mixture. Time 8 minutes exactly, then pour over marshmallow, chocolate, and nuts blending well. Pour into a buttered 9 by 13 pan, refrigerate and cute into cubes. Makes 5lb. Enjoy!

 

 

 

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