Mimi Sue's Cottage

A home is much more than a house built of lumber, brick, or stone. A home is made of love, sacrifice, and respect. We are responsible for the homes we build. We must build wisely, for eternity is not a short voyage. There will be calm and wind, sunlight and shadows, joy and sorrow. But if we really try, our home can be a bit of heaven here on earth. Thomas S Monson

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Oh Fudge

The very first thing you do is put your mini marshmallows in the freezer. You should keep them there for at least 4 hours or til they're pretty well frozen. Then you get out your grandma's candy making pot that's probably toxic but NOTHING burns when you cook in it.
Then you gather your ingredients...

And chop your nuts...

Rocky Road Fudge
Over medium heat
melt 3/4 cup butter or margerine in large heavy pan
add 3 cups sugar, stir til disolved
add 2/3 cup evaporated milk
bring to a boil, stirring constantly
boil another 5 minutes, just keep stirring
remove from heat and add
1 12 oz pkg semi sweet chocolate chips
stir until melted then add
1 7 oz jar marshmallow creme
1 tsp vanilla
stir until well blended
fold in 1 cup chopped nuts (I used walnuts)
take marshmallows out of freezer and sprinkle about 1 1/2 cups evenly over 9 X 13 inch pan
(I used a cookie sheet which makes the fudge not as thick)
pour warm fudge mixture over marshmallows
do not stir or you'll melt them!

Try not to eat half the pan all by yourself. You could put them in a cute little box or cellophane bag and take some to your neighbors for a sweet Valentine treat.


GRAMS said...

YUM! Save me a piece.
Thanks for the fun visit yesterday. I am still in awe about how much we have in common. I'm really looking forward to tomorrow. Janis

mimi said...

Oh my goodness does that look good. I just might have to give it a try and share some Valentine sweetness with some of my neighbors. Thanks for posting the recipe!! I love all of your hearts too and that little red retro clock. It's another cold day here in Pittsburgh so I think I will stay in and do something creative. Have a wonderful day :)

Lallee said...

I am dying here....seems how I swore off sugar for a while. Oh foot!

Anonymous said...

My mouth is watering right this minute. I will copy that wonderful recipe!!! Thanks for sharing and for taking the awesome photos---I'm visual! :)
Yes, you already have LOTS of hearts in your decor!!! I LOVE those three prints you have hanging beneath the plates you featured in a photo!

Hope you're having a goooooood week! Dana

mercyottis said...

WA_HOO!!! I feel as if I have been told the greatest secret of the entire universe! I had no idea you needed to freeze the marshmallows! I always wondered how other people’s marshmallows didn’t melt!!!(Oh my heck, I’m such a lurp LOL) Thank you thank you thank you for sharing this “secret” with us! I have a pot luck this afternoon; I’m so gettin out my toxic pan and makin some rock-ee road fudge :-)
DH called from the store the other day (don’t ya love cell phones?) n said he was getting a bunch of artichokes; they were a “fair” price. My fair and his fair are not the same. They were almost $2 each, and they were micro tiny bitty little things. But the GS’s were so delighted when Grandpa showed up with them, that I would have paid even more for the darn things! Did you ever get tired of them when you lived in CA? Thanks again for the recipe and the kind words. I enjoy the fun!

Manuela@Pleasures of Homemaking said...

I wish I could have piece right now! It looks simply delicious!


Stephanie said...

oh, dear . . .
i should NOT be looking at this yummy fudge.
{rocky road is my all-time favorite}
but i just wanted to thank you for your kind words about my heart quilt.
i loved the post about all your hearts, too.

Annie said...

Mmmmm. Wish I could come over and pick at it! Love you!

V and Co. said...

yum! i love anything chocolate! too bad i can't just come over and eat some, i guess i'll have to make some of my own...or go and buy some at my rate of cooking! thank you for your nice comments you left for me on my blog! i appreciate them a lot! :)

Anne Fannie said...

Hi Sue, what a great recipe! I am going to try it!
Also, I had to laugh about your comment on the pot....I have one too!
Love, Ann

Nicole said...

Oh my heavens, this sounds so good! I think I'm going to have to give it a try.

Ginger said...

That looks so good, Mimi. I know if I made it, I WOULD eat half the batch...I love chocolate and marshmellows. I wish I had one of those big old heavy pans like that.

Nanette Merrill and daughters said...

Holy cow. I love fudge. Love it. I have never ever made a successful batch on my own. I'm hungry now for fudge!