Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

No Fail Fudge June 8, 2007

No Fail Fudge
Ingredients
 3 (6-ounce) packages semi-sweet chocolate chips (3 cups)
 1 (14-ounce) can  Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)
 Dash salt
 1/2 to 1 cup chopped nuts
 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
 Instructions
 In heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chips with Sweetened
Condensed Milk and salt. Remove from heat; stir in nuts and vanilla.
 Spread evenly into waxed paper lined 8- or 9-inch square pan. Chill
2 hours or until firm.
 Turn fudge onto cutting board; peel off paper and cut into squares.
Store covered in refrigerator.

 

Christmas Recipes – PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE BALLS June 4, 2007

PEANUT BUTTER CHOCOLATE BALLS

FILLING
1 c. chunky peanut butter
1/4 c. butter, softened
1-3/4 c. powdered sugar
2 c. crisp rice cereal
COATING
1 c. butterscotch-flavored chips
1 c. semi-sweet real chocolate chips
1-1/2 T. shortening

In large mixer bowl combine peanut butter and butter. Beat at medium
speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy (1 minute). Continue
beating, gradually adding powdered sugar and scraping bowl often,
until smooth (1-2 minutes). By hand, stir in cereal.Shape rounded
teaspoonfuls of peanut butter mixture into balls; place on waxed
paper-lined baking sheet. Cover, refrigerate at least 1 hour.In 1-
quart saucepan combine all coating ingredients. Cook over medium
heat, stirring constantly, until smooth (3-4 minutes). Remove from
heat.Using a spoon, dip peanut butter balls into chocolate mixture,
letting excess chocolate drip off. Place on waxed paper-lined baking
sheet. Refrigerate at least 30 minutes to set. 4 dozen candies.

 

 
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