Mercer Family Secret Christmas Fudge Recipe
Originally from Aunt Maxine Mercer via Aunt Dorothy (Mercer Pompeo (clearly the Mercer Family had some leakers…)
4 ½ cups sugar
1 stick butter
1 can (12-oz.) evaporate milk
Dash of salt
Mix above ingredients and let boil for 6 min. over low heat, stirring constantly.
1 jar (7.oz.) marshmallow crème
1 large (7oz.) Hershey’s chocolate bar broken into pieces
1 12 oz. pkg. semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tsp. vanilla
2 c. chopped nuts, optional
Remove boiling mixture from heat. Add remaining ingredients, stirring vigorously as you add. Pour into buttered pans. Chill and cut. Make 4+ pounds.