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Creamy Pecan Fudge

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Ingredients

3 packages (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow cream
1 cup butter or margarine
4-1/2 cups sugar
1 can (13 ounces) evaporated milk
3 chopped pecans

Instructions

Combine chocolate chips, marshmallow cream and butter in a bowl. Set aside. Combine sugar and evaporated milk in a heavy saucepan. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and cook over low heat for 9 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour over chocolate chip mixture. Stir until ingredients are smooth. Add pecans. Spread into a buttered 15x10-inch pan. Chill. Keep refrigerated.

Cherri Duncan
Bagley, Wis.




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