Thursday, December 1, 2011

Layered Mint Chocolate Fudge Recipe


2 cups (12 oz pkg) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 (14 oz0 can Eagle Brand Condensed Milk, divided
2 tsps. vanilla extract
6 oz white confectioners coating or 1 cup (6 oz) premium white chocolate chips
1 tbsp peppermint extract  (Mom used mint)
Green or red food coloring (optional)

Directions -

Line 8- or 9-inch square pan with wax paper or foil
Melt chocolate chips with 1 cup sweetened condensed milk in heavy saucepan over low heat; add vanilla. Spread half the mixture into prepared pan; chill 10 minutes or until firm. Hold remaining chocolate mixture at room temperature.

Melt white confectioners' coating/white chocolate chips with remaining sweetended condensed milk in heavy saucepan over low heat (mixture will be thick). Add peppermint or mint extract and food coloring, if desired. Spread on chilled chocolate layer; chill an additional 10 minutes or until firm.

Spread reserved chocolate mixture on mint layer. Chill 2 hours or until firm. Remove from pan by liftin edges of wax paper; peel off paper. Cut into squares.

From Taste of Home (And Mom)