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Ingredients

12 ounces Baker's German chocolate, broken into pieces
12 ounces semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow cream
4-1/2 cups sugar
1 can (13 ounces) evaporated milk
2 tablespoons butter
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon vanilla
2 cups chopped walnuts, optional

Instructions

Place chocolate bar, chocolate chips and marshmallow cream in a large bowl. Combine sugar, milk and butter in a heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. When the mixture comes to a boil, lower heat and boil 6 minutes, stirring constantly. Pour boiling syrup over chocolates and marshmallow cream. Beat until chocolate is melted and well blended. Beat in vanilla and nuts. Pour in 9x13-inch pan. Let cool at room temperature for 24 hours.

Sheila Smith
Eldridge



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