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Category: Desserts

Mamie's Million-Dollar Fudge

Mamie's Million-Dollar Fudge
Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times

Dear SOS: Do you have a copy of Mamie Eisenhower's Million-Dollar Fudge? Tina Slutzky Brentwood Dear Tina: Yes. You can make up a batch to commemorate that big chocolate lover's holiday: Presidents Day. Read more

Total time: 20 minutes plus 2 hours cooling | Makes 117 pieces
  • 4 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • Dash salt
  • 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) package semisweet chocolate chips
  • 12 ounces sweet baking chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 2 cups marshmallow cream
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts or pecans

Step 1Grease a 13x9-inch baking pan. Set aside.

Step 2Combine the sugar, butter, salt and milk in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil 6 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Step 3Combine the semisweet and sweet chocolate, marshmallow cream and nuts in a mixing bowl.

Step 4Pour the sugar mixture over the chocolate and beat until the chocolate is melted. Turn into the baking pan.

Step 5Cool the fudge until firm, several hours. Cut the fudge into 1-inch squares and store in an airtight container.

Each piece:
84 calories; 13 mg sodium; 2 mg cholesterol; 3 grams fat; 1 gram saturated fat; 14 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 0.39 gram fiber.
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