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Opera Fudge

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  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Milk 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon (or margarine)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Marshmallow creme 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Candied cherries 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped

Butter sides of heavy 2 quart saucepan.
In it combine sugar, milk, and salt.
Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly till sugar dissolves and mixture comes to boiling.
Then cook to soft ball stage (238°), stirring only if necessary.
Immediately remove from heat.
Add butter and cool to lukewarm (110°) without stirring.
Add vanilla.
Beat vigorously until mixture begins to hold its shape.
Add marshmallow creme; beat till fudge becomes very thick and starts to lose its gloss.
Quickly stir in cherries and spread in buttered shallow pan or small platter.
Score in squares while warm; cut when firm.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2321 Calories from Fat 173

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 20 g30%

Saturated Fat 11.9 g59.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 54.9 mg18.3%

Sodium 1106.1 mg46.1%

Total Carbohydrates 544 g181.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 523.3 g

Protein 7 g14.8%

Vitamin A 12.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 26.4% Iron 0.69%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Opera Fudge Recipe