This is the best fudge recipe I've come across. Of course, it's also the one that my mother makes, so that could be why :)
3/4 cup butter, softened
2/3 cup Carnation evaporated miilk
2 cups brown sugar
2 cups icing sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Mix butter, brown sugar and milk in large microwavable bowl.
Cook on high in the microwave for 10 minutes, stopping every two minutes to stir.
Let stand for 5 minutes. Add icing sugar, vanilla and nuts and mix with electric mixer until smooth. Pour into pan, let cool and enjoy!
Note: Make sure all measurements are exact for best results. Press down gently on brown sugar and icing sugar when measuring. Replace walnuts with crushed candy cane for a festive touch.
Lindsay Below writes young adult and middle grade fiction. Her young adult science-fiction novel, Lurkers is due for release from MuseItUp on July 1st, 2011, followed shortly by her middle grade novel, Same Old Lie. Visit her online at www.lbelow.net.