12 Days of Cookies – Fudge

I know that fudge isn’t a cookie, but, it is a holiday treat, so I’m counting it towards my 12 Days of Cookies (plus I’m starting to panic about getting 12 cookies made by the end of the year).

I’ve never made fudge before and let me tell you, this was literally the easiest recipe ever. A well trained monkey could make this stuff. Heck, even a barely trained monkey could make this. I used the defrost setting on my microwave because I always do when melting chocolate in it. I also stirred it after each minute. I read the reviews on Allrecipes and decided to use some milk and some semi-sweet chips. Use the best chocolate you can find for this. I used Ghirardelli chips. The flavor turned out very good. Hubby doesn’t like nuts in his fudge, so I opted for just plain chocolate fudge.

Fudge – from Allrecipes.com – makes about 36 pieces
3 cups semisweet chocolate chips – I used 2 cups milk chocolate and 1 cup semisweet
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1/4 cup butter
1 cup chopped walnuts (optional) – I omitted

Place chocolate chips, sweetened condensed milk, and butter or margarine in large microwaveable bowl. Zap in microwave on medium until chips are melted, about 3-5 minute, stirring once or twice during cooking. Stir in nuts, if desired.

Pour into well-greased 8×8-inch glass baking dish. Refrigerate until set.

My 12 Days of Cookies:
Day 1: Lumberjacks
Day 2: Peppermint Sandies
Day 3: The great Sugar Cookie Debate

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4 Responses to “Landscape Monday”

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    CB — September 16, 2008 at 4:07 am

    I love that first picture with the park bench in the background and the tree branch upclose. Awesome. I think I need your camera.
    /Clara

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    Jen — September 16, 2008 at 12:56 pm

    I do love it. Like I said I’m sure you’ll be really happy with whatever you decide.

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    Steph — September 16, 2008 at 3:12 pm

    The swingset is great, that blue really pops. And that handrail looks like a skateboarders dream, awesome perspective on that shot!

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    the country life — September 17, 2008 at 2:15 am

    I really like the swingset. I’m with Steph, that blue really pops. But my favorite is the passageway. It is such an interesting picture. Nice job.

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