3 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks/6 oz./170g) butter
2/3 cup evaporated milk
12 oz. semi-sweet or milk chocolate chocolate chips
7 oz. jar marshmallow creme
1 cup chopped walnuts or pecans (optional)
1 1/4 tsp. vanilla extract
Bring sugar, butter, and milk to a rolling boil on medium heat (or 234 degrees F/112 degrees C) for 5 minutes, stirring constantly, to prevent scorching. Remove from heat. Stir in chocolate chips. Stir in marshmallow cream. Stir in vanilla extract. Stir in nuts (optional). Pour into greased 9 x 13 x 2-inch pan, or a 9-inch square pan. Cool to room temperature. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 3 hours. Cut into 1 inch squares.
Makes approximately 3 dozen (1-inch) pieces.
Photograph taken by Diana Baker Woodall© 2002
Date: April 19, 2002