The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook

Butterscotch nut fudge

What you’ll need:

1 ¾ c sugar
1 (7 oz) jar marshmallow crème
¾ c evaporated milk
¼ c butter
1 ¾ c butterscotch chips
1 c chopped salted mixed nuts
1 tsp vanilla

Line 8 inch pan with foil, extending the foil over the edges of the pan. Combine sugar, marshmallow crème, evaporated milk and butter in a heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a full boil. Boil and stir for 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Gradually add butterscotch chips, stirring until chips are melted. Stir in nuts and vanilla. Pour into pan. Cool. Refrigerate 2 – 3 hours. Remove from pan and place on cutting board. Peel off foil. Cut into squares. Store in a covered container in refrigerator. Makes about 5 dozen pieces or about 2 ¼ pounds.

Note: For best results do NOT double this recipe.

Cost:
sugar – $1.99/4 lb bag
marshmallow crème – $1.89
evaporated milk – $1.50
butter – $1.75/pound
chips – $2.50
mixed nuts – $3.50
vanilla – $2.25
Total – $8.48

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December 22, 2008 - Posted by | --nuts, -fudge, DELICIOUS DESSERTS | , , , ,

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