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Mamie's Million Dollar Fudge

No recipe image available.Straight from the Eisenhower archives, this is former First Lady Mamie Eisenhower's original fudge recipe—just as she wrote it. Enjoy!

Recipe Ingredients:

4 1/2 cups granulated sugar
Pinch of salt
2 tablespoons butter
1 tall can evaporated milk (12 ounces)
12 ounces semisweet chocolate bits
12 ounces German sweet chocolate
1 pint marshmallow cream (7 ounces)
2 cups nutmeats

Cooking Directions:

  1. Boil the sugar, salt, butter, evaporated milk together for six minutes.
  2. Put chocolate bits and German chocolate, marshmallow cream and nutmeats in a bowl.
    Pour the boiling syrup over the ingredients. Beat until chocolate is all melted, then pour in pan. Let stand a few hours before cutting.
  3. Remember it is better the second day. Store in tin box.

Makes 24 pieces.