Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Aunt Monica's Fudge

As I dug the lights and Christmas decorations out of the sea of boxes in our garage, yesterday, I thought of how Christmas is like rearing your children. It's so exciting and fun, but if you do it right, it's also messy and a lot of work. Yes, it was a tedious job of finding each exact box that held the items that I needed. The lights were in a tangle; sadly, some things got chipped in the move; and by the time I was done for the day my sinuses were full of dust and glitter. But last night, when the tree was lit (Saturday, Hubby put it up and the Boyzclub decorated); Christmas music was playing on the radio; the animated angel was fluttering her wings across from the smaller tree in the dining room; and the ceramic Santas seemed to be winking at me every time I looked at them in my kitchen, I knew it was all worth it! Our house had a magical touch of Christmas spirit....but like watching your children grow up, you must enjoy every second because this "magic" doesn't last nearly long enough.

Here's a delicious family fudge recipe that Dana's Aunt Monica used to make. It's rich so you might want to cut it into small pieces.

Aunt Monica's Peanut Butter Fudge

3 C sugar
3/4 C margarine
2/3 C milk
1 C peanut butter
7 oz. marshmallow cream
1 tsp vanilla

Cook sugar, margarine and milk on stove top to softball stage. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter, marshmallow cream and vanilla. Spoon into greased square pan. Let cool and cut into squares.

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  1. Aunt Monica's Fudge looks really tasty and a "must try". Looks pretty easy too. Thanks for sharing it and hope you enjoy your holiday season.

  2. Sounds delicious! thanks for sharing with the Hearth and Soul hop.