Mamie Eisenhower's Never Fail Fudge

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Serves: 6 pounds fudge
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1/2 c plus 1 tablespoon butter, divided
3 milk chocolate candy bars (two 7 ounces, one 1.55 ounces), broken into pieces
4 c (24 ounces total) semisweet chocoalte chips
1 jar(s) (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
1 can(s) (12 ounces) evaporated milk
4 1/2 c sugar
2 c chopped walnuts

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Kathie Carr Recipe
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North Liberty, IN (pop. 1,896)
Member Since Jul 2010
Kathie's notes for this recipe:
This recipe was popular in the 1950's and is reported to be one of Mamie Eisenhower's favorite recipes.

It is rich and delicious. But most of all it is easy and "Never Fails". It can be made without the nuts.
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Note: This picture is one of Mamie Eisenhower's official portraits.

Line a 13 by 9 inch pan with foil and butter the foil with 1 tablespoon butter; set aside. In a large heat-proof bowl, combine the candy bars, chocolate chips and marshmallow creme; set aside.
In a large heavy saucepan over medium-low heat, combine the milk, sugar and remaining butter. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil and stir for 4-1/2 minutes. Pour over chocolate mixture; stir until chocolate is melted and mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in walnuts. Pour into prepared pan. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
Using foil, lift fudge out of pan; cut into 1 inch squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Yield: about 6 pounds.

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user Bobbie Weiner Mykidsusemeformycookies - Jun 7, 2012
I remember my grandma Marty making this fudge, she called it "Miracle fudge" and I always got the spoon and my Grandpa got the bowl LOL...thanks for the memory :)
user Bobbie Weiner Mykidsusemeformycookies - Jun 7, 2012
I tried this recipe and say it's Family Tested & Approved!
user Kathie Carr kathiecc - Jun 7, 2012
Thanks for your comment Bobbie! Its good fudge!

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