Salted Chocolate Almond Fudge Recipe



1 tablespoon butter

1/4 cup packed brown sugar

1 can (6 oz) coarsely chopped smoked almonds

1 bag (12 oz) semisweet chocolate chips (2 cups)

1 cup milk chocolate chips (6 oz)

1 can (14 oz) sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated)

1 cup chopped dried cherries

1/2 teaspoon Fleur de Sel sea salt, if desired




1. Line cookie sheet with foil. Line 8-inch square pan with foil.


2. In 8-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Stir in brown sugar, and cook until bubbly. Cook 1 minute longer, stirring occasionally. Add almonds; stir to coat. Spread almonds on cookie sheet. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Break into small pieces.


3. In large microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and sweetened condensed milk uncovered on High 1 minute; stir. Microwave 1 minute longer. Add almonds and dried cherries; stir until blended.


4. Spread evenly in 8-inch square pan. Sprinkle with salt. Refrigerate about 2 hours until firm. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows. Store covered at room temperature.

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Taken on November 12, 2010