almond coconut fudge

Almond Coconut Fudge

1 cup almonds, chopped

1/2 cup evaporated milk

1/2 cup sugar

12 large marshmallows

2 cups shredded coconut

1 cup dark chocolate chips

1 cup milk chocolate chips

2 teaspoons vanilla

Spread almonds evenly on a foil lined cookie sheet and toast in 400 degree oven until lightly browned, approximately 4 minutes.  Set aside.

Make filling: Combine evaporated milk and sugar in medium saucepan.  Bring to a light boil over medium heat, cook and stir for four minutes.  Turn heat down to low and add marshmallows.  Stir until marshmallows are melted.  Remove from heat and add coconut.  Stir until blended and set aside.

Make fudge: In second medium saucepan, combine both semi sweet and milk chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk.  Heat until chips are melted.  Remove from heat and add vanilla.

Spray 8 x 8 baking dish with pan spray.  Spread half of the fudge mixture in pan.  Spread filling mixture over fudge.  Sprinkle filling mixture with half of the toasted almonds.  Spread remaining fudge over filling and almonds.  Spread remaining almonds over top, pressing into fudge lightly as necessary.

Cool fudge before cutting.

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ultimate brownie cookies

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1/2 cup, 1 stick, unsalted butter

4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, broken in pieces

1 cup light brown sugar

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

2 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1 cup all purpose flour

1/2 cup milk chocolate chips

Melt butter and chocolate in microwave in 30 second increments, stirring well after each 30 seconds.

Measure both sugars in large bowl  When butter and chocolate mixture is melted, add to sugars in large bowl and mix well.  Add eggs, and mix well.  Continuing to stir, add vanilla.

Sift baking soda, salt, cocoa and flour right over sugar chocolate mixture and mix all ingredients together.  Stir in chocolate chips.

Spoon evenly onto baking sheets and bake at 350 degrees for 11-13 minutes depending on the size of your cookies.  Do not over bake.  Best enjoyed with milk.

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