Post by carnation037 on Jan 23, 2003 0:17:44 GMT -6
Cashew Caramel Fudge
2 tsp. plus 1/2 C. butter, softened, divided (NO SUBSTITUTES) 1 (5 oz.) can evaporated milk 2 1/2 C. granulated sugar 2 C. (12 oz.) semisweet chocolate chips 1 (7 oz.) jar Marshmallow Crème 24 caramels, quartered 3/4 C. salted cashew halves 1 tsp. vanilla extract Line a 9-inch square baking pan with foil; butter the foil with 2 teaspoons butter. Set aside. In a large heavy saucepan, combine milk, sugar and remaining butter. Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a rapid boil; boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat; stir in chocolate chips and Marshmallow Crème until melted. Fold in caramels, cashews and vanilla extract; mix well. Pour into prepared pan. Cool. Remove from pan and cut into 1-inch squares. Store at room temperature. Yields about 3 pounds.