Mamie Eisenhower Fudge

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  • 1 (12 oz) package chocolate chips
  • 3 (4 oz) bars sweet cooking chocolate
  • 1 (7 oz) jar marshmallow creme (about 2 cups)
  • 4 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 (14 1/2 oz) can evaporated milk (1 2/3 cup)
  • 2 cups chopped walnuts

Put chocolate chips, cooking chocolate and marshmallow creme in bowl.

Combine sugar, salt, butter and evaporated milk in 3 quart heavy saucepan. Bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Boil steadily over medium heat 6 minutes (keep boiling all the time). Stir constantly to prevent scorching.

Pour boiling syrup over chocolate  and marshmallow creme in bowl; beat until chocolate is melted. Stir in walnuts.

Pour into lightly buttered 13 x 9 x 2″ pan. Let cool until firm. Cut in 77 or the desired number of pieces. When cold, pack in airtight containers and store in a cold place.

Makes about 5 pounds.

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