Christmas Fudge Wreath - Rachael Ray

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by HappyMommy1422

This is a recipe from Rachael Ray's 30 Minute Meals. I know those TV chefs make things look easy but this really is easy. There's no way to mess it up!

Top Review by lovestocook #6

Very good and VERY rich. I used Hershey's Special Dark chocolate chips. I also substituted the currents with roughly chopped dried cherries. I did not use any candied fruit. Be sure to follow the directions regarding melting the chocolate. I tried using a double boiler and it really didn't work. I should have known better that to question RR! It makes a lot, a little really does go a long way.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (12 ounce) bag semisweet chocolate morsels
  • 9 ounces butterscotch chips (3/4 of a 12-ounce bag)
  • 1 (14 ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces walnut halves
  • 12 cup currants (a couple of handfuls) (optional)
  • candied red cherries, for garnish
  • green glazed cherries, for garnish

Directions

  1. Lightly grease a 8-inch cake pan with softened butter.
  2. Place a heavy pot on the stove and preheat it over low heat.
  3. Add chips and milk and stir until chips are melted and milk combined.
  4. Save the empty condensed milk can.
  5. Stir in vanilla and remove fudge from heat.
  6. Add nuts and currants and stir in immediately.
  7. Cover empty condensed milk can with plastic food wrap and center it in the greased cake pan.
  8. Spoon fudge into pan around can, making sure to recenter can if it drifts.
  9. The fudge will set up almost immediately.
  10. Garnish can only be added in the first minute or 2 the fudge is in the pan, so work quickly.
  11. Decorate your wreath with"holly" made from cut candied red and green cherries.
  12. A wreath left plain can be garnished with a pretty fabric bow when serving.
  13. Chill covered in the refrigerator and slice fudge very thin when ready to serve, as a little goes a long way.

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