And while you’re at it, enjoy my mother’s fudge recipe. I’ve shared this before, but since it’s not likely she’ll be able to send out her fudge packages to friends and family this year, perhaps you can make and share this in her honor. I know she’s going to miss being home for Christmas this year. But I’m going to try my best to keep her beautiful traditions going while she’s away this holiday and each Christmas here after so that my girls can have the warm Christmas memories I’ve been fortunate to cherish.
Here’s what you need:
- 1 12 oz package semi-sweet chocolate chips
- 1 12 oz package milk chocolate chips
- 3 teaspoons vanilla
- 4 1/2 cups of sugar
- 1 pound of butter (No worries, I’ll post my Momma’s instructional aerobic video after Christmas)
- 1 12 oz can evaporated milk
- Butter an 8×12 baking dish
- Bring sugar and evaporated milk to a boil, stirring constantly. Continue to stir and boil for 7 minutes.
- Remove pot from heat and stir chocolate chips, vanilla and butter.
- Stir until smooth and pour into the buttered baking dish
- Refrigerate until set
- Ask your hubby or the woman in your life with incredible strength to help you cut the fudge into squares
- Serve up on a cute platter and stand back and smile as you experience that warm fuzzy feeling that comes with spreading holiday cheer.
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