Sunday, December 7, 2008

Layered Mint or Orange Fudge For Brianne

To Die For!!!!!

SERVES 36 , 1 3/4 pounds
1 1/2 teaspoons butter, softened
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk, divided
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup vanilla chip or white chocolate chips
3 teaspoons peppermint extract -----i also used orange extract for a separate batch and it was good. :D
1-2 drop green food coloring

Line a 9-inch square pan with foil; grease the foil with butter and set aside.
In a heavy saucepan, melt chocolate chips and 1 cup milk over low heat; cook and stir for 5-6 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat.

Add vanilla; stir for 3-4 minutes or until creamy.

Spread half of the mixture into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until firm. Set remaining chocolate mixture aside.

In a heavy saucepan, melt vanilla chips and remaining milk over low heat; cook and stir for 5-6 minutes or until smooth (mixture will be thick). Remove from heat.
Add peppermint extract and food coloring; stir for 3-4 minutes or until creamy. Spread evenly over chocolate layer. Refrigerate for 10 minutes or until firm.

Heat reserved chocolate mixture over low heat until mixture achieves spreading consistency; spread over mint layer. Cover; refrigerate overnight or until firm.

Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Gently peel off foil; cut fudge into 1-inch squares. Store in the refrigerator.

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Amanda said...

okay--I am going to have to try this one sometime:)

Practically Perfect In Every Way said...

I am so gonna try this! yum!

Brianne said...

Thank you, thank you, thank you! These are to die for!

The Moose said...

back off andrea - I'm bringing this to the bunco party!

cynthi said...

My mouth is watering already!

ChellaJ [Rachelle] said...

Those look sooooooo good!

Anonymous said...

yummy!! iam going to make these!!!!!

LaFish said...

I should have known that it was crafty Sarah that made those amazing morsels! Thanks for the recipe, and for taking that mug off of my hands!! Seriously - Dave would have taken it everywhere - to my family, his family, our nephew's homecoming from his mission....

Anonymous said...

Yum! I can feel my hips getting bigger just thinking about them!

Yes, it's after midnight. I just got done with my last final. Woo Hoo!

Janette said...

This is the perfect sort of thing to bring to someone who just had a baby ... even if the baby is two weeks old. hahahaha.

Blacker Blog said...

Sarah - that looks absolutely delish! You up for a party for the Liberty Bowl?

Mini said...

OH my goodness that looks amazing! i'm so making those tomorrow.