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Rocky Road Candy


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Serves Approx 18 pieces | Prep Time 10 | Cook Time 10

Ingredients

2 cups (12 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 (14-ounce) can Sweetened Condensed Milk (NOT evaporated milk)
2 cups dry-roasted peanuts
1 (10-1/2-ounce) package miniature marshmallows


Line 13×9-inch baking pan with wax or parchment paper.


In a heavy saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate chips and butter with condensed milk; once melted, remove from heat.


In large bowl, combine peanuts and marshmallows; stir in chocolate mixture.


Quickly spread the mixture in prepared pan.


Chill for 2 hours or until firm.


Remove candy from pan; peel off paper and cut into 1 inch squares.


Store loosely covered at room temperature.



- Quick Microwave method -



In 1-quart glass, measure and combine chocolate chips, butter and condensed milk.


Cook at HIGH (100% power) for 3 minutes, stirring after 1-1/2 minutes.


Stir mixture to melt chips.


Let stand 5 minutes. Proceed as directed above.


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Notes

This recipe is a Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday favorite, but can be enjoyed at any time of the year! My mother gave this recipe to me when i was a little girl, making it for me to take to school potluck functions. Don't let the simple ingredients fool you, this is a rich and luscious treat!

Submitted by: "Jeanine Maury"

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