Friday, June 20, 2008

Peppermint Fudge (not chocolate!)

Peppermint Fudge (not chocolate!):
36 servings

2 1/2 C sugar
1/2 C margarine
1 (5oz.) can evaporated milk
1 (7oz) jar marshmallow creme (2 Cups)
8 oz. vanilla chips
1/2 C peppermint candies, finely crushed
red food coloring

Line 9" sqaure pan with foil so that foil extends over the sides of pan and butter the foil. In large saucepan, combine sugar, margarine, and milk. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Continue boiling for 5 minutes over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Add marshmallow creme, vanilla chips, and desired amount of food coloring. Blend until smooth. Stir in crushed peppermint. Pour into prepared pan. Cool to room temp. Score fudge into 36 or 48 sqaures. Sprinkle top with additional crushed peppermint candy. Refrigerate until firm. Remove fudge fro pan by lifting foil. Remove foil from fudge. Cut through scored lines. Store in fridge.

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