Monday, December 19, 2011

Sometimes I get an overwhelming need...

...for 'stuff' of the sweet variety.

Let me show you what saved my sanity last night -

Ohhhh yeahhhh.

The mister made me dinner like he has been doing pretty much every night lately, and it was delicious. We had lobster with melted butter, and tomato salad. That all sounds pretty nice, right? Well it was! The problem arose when I got comfy on the couch after dinner to watch the survivor finale, as that was when I got that overwhelming need for rocky road. Let me first mention that I've never made rocky road before, but I assumed it was easy and was non-negotiable anyway. So I set off googling like crazy to find the easiest, and quickest, rocky road recipe. It was a huge success, in my humble opinion, because it was easy and just what I wanted. I thought that the nicest thing that I could do for you today was to share the recipe -

First, here is my disclaimer: I only *somewhat* followed the ingredients. As far as I was concerned, they were clearly suggestions! (See below for my 'adjustments')

Super-Easy Rocky Road Fudge

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes
Ready in: 1 Hour 20 Minutes
Servings: 48 (...if they say so)

- 1 (12 ounce) pkg of however much is left in the bag that hasn't been snacked on yet, semi-sweet chips
- 1 full package of dark chocolate (50%) chips
- A small sprinkle of white chocolate chips
- 1 (14 ounce) can Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 3 cups miniature marshmallows
- 1 1/2 cups coarsely chopped walnuts
1.LINE 13 x 9-inch baking pan with foil; grease lightly.
2.MICROWAVE morsels and sweetened condensed milk in large, microwave-safe bowl on HIGH (100 percent) power for 1 minute; stir. Microwave at additional 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring until smooth. Stir in vanilla extract. Fold in marshmallows and nuts.
3.PRESS mixture into prepared baking pan. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Lift from pan; remove foil. Cut into pieces.

You can find this recipe in it's original form here.

I hope you try it, it's simple and delicious!

Aren't the holidays great for treats?

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Janny A. said...

I love you Michelle! Those adjustements are AWESOME! :)

Brenda Penton said...

Oh my god that looks divine!!