- December 22, 2006 at 5:22 pm #238137
Cheery Cherry Almond-Topped Fudge
8 ounces almond paste
1 (14 ounce) can sweetened
condensed milk, divided
3 drops red food coloring
1 3/4 cups HERSHEY’S?
Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
24 candied cherries, halved
1/2 cup sliced almonds
1 Line 8-inch square pan with foil, extending foil over
edges of pan.
2 Beat almond paste and 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
in small bowl until blended. Add food color; beat until
well blended. Refrigerate about 1 hour or until stiff.
Spread onto bottom of prepared pan.
3 Place chocolate chips and remaining sweetened condensed
milk in medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH
(100%) 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or just until chocolate is melted
and mixture is smooth when stirred. Spread over top of
almond paste layer. Cover; refrigerate until firm.
4 Use foil to lift fudge out of pan; peel off foil. Cut
fudge into squares; garnish with candied cherry halves and
sliced almonds. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.
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