Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Graham Cracker Fudge

Recipe for Graham Cracker Fudge:

2 squares bitter chocolate OR 8 tablespoons cocoa
2 cups sugar
1 cup rich milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter
24 (large size) marshmallows
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup broken nut meats (if desired) [ed: NEVER!]

Mix chocolate, sugar, milk and salt in heavy sauce pan. Place over heat and stir to mix thoroughly.

Turn down heat when it begins to boil. Cook to soft boil stage (238 degrees). Remove from heat.

Add butter and marshmallows. Do not stir, let stand 25 minutes. Add other ingredients and stir only until crumbs are mixed in well. Our into buttered pan and let cool. Cut into squares.

"This is a delicious fudge recipe. It does not have that too-sweet taste of ordinary fudge."

Found in "Pillsbury's Cook Book" published by the Pillsbury Flour Mills Co., 1923.

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1 comment:

Sonia said...

Made this last week. Tasted amazing (kind of like brownie batter) but it never hardened into fudge. Put it in the freezer but still wasn't easily cut.