Marshmallow Fudge Recipe from the Kitchen of April Clark Davis

It wasn't until I was teaching a friend how to make it that I realized how many parts of the recipe seemed more superstitious than necessary...
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This holiday season we're featuring the BEST CHRISTMAS RECIPES that have been inherited from the women in our families. Our team over here at Today's Mama is sharing our very favorite, most nostalgic, holiday recipes and we've invited some of our friends across the internet to do the same.

Marshmallow Fudge Recipe from the Kitchen of April Clark Davis

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Every single year growing up we made fudge and toffee for Christmas to give to the neighbors. Our fudge is special because of it's unique flavor and the marshmallows that we freeze ahead of time so they don't melt into the fudge! It wasn't until I was teaching a friend how to make it that I realized how many parts of the recipe seemed more superstitious than necessary...but now that I have my own children OF COURSE I'm keeping all of the superstition-it's just more fun that way!

CLARK FAMILY FUDGE RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

  • 20 oz chocolate bars, broken up 
  • 1, 12 oz bag semi-sweet chocolate chips 
  • 2 sticks butter, cut-up and soft 
  • 1 ½-3 cups mini-marshmallows, frozen 
  • 4 cups sugar 
  • 1 can evaporated milk 
  • 2 ½ cups mini-marshmallows, not frozen 
  • 2 tsp vanilla 
  • 2 cups walnuts, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place 1 ½-3 cups mini marshmallows in a gallon ziploc in a single layer and freeze for at least a few hours.
  2. Grease 2 9x13 glass cake pans and set aside.
  3. In a very large metal bowl, break up the chocolate bars, and add the bag of semi-sweet chocolate chips and 2 stick of butter.
  4. In a large saucepan combine 4 cups sugar, 1 can evaporated milk and 2 ½ cups not frozen mini-marshmallows and bring to a boil.
  5. Stir constantly at a steady boil for 7 minutes.
  6. Remove immediately from heat and pour over chocolate/butter in metal bowl. With a wooden spoon, stir in only one direction until candy loses its shine.
  7. Stir in 2 tsp vanilla, 2 cups chopped walnuts and frozen marshmallows.
  8. Pour immediately into 2 9x13 glass cake pans and refrigerate until it sets!

Enjoy!

About April Davis

Hi! I'm April Davis! You can find me here at TodaysMama.com talking about food, women's health and motherhood!

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