Crunchy Chocolate-Ginger Fudge

Crunchy Chocolate-Ginger Fudge Recipe
Candied ginger and crushed gingersnaps give this 5-ingredient fudge recipe a bit of holiday flair.

Yield:

16 pieces

Nutritional Information

Calories 239
Fat 11 g
Satfat 6 g
Protein 4 g
Carbohydrate 35 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 11 mg
Sodium 67 mg

Ingredients

1 (14 oz.) can sweetened condensed milk
1 (11.5 oz.) bag bittersweet chocolate chips
2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger (a 1 1/2-inch piece)
1 cup crushed gingersnaps (15 to 20 cookies, depending on size)
2 tablespoons candied ginger, cut into thin strips

Preparation

Grease an 8-inch square baking pan. Line bottom of pan with a strip of aluminum foil or waxed paper long enough to hang over 2 sides of pan by about 2 inches. Grease foil or waxed paper.

In a 2-quart saucepan, stir condensed milk, chocolate and fresh ginger over medium-low heat until chocolate has melted and mixture has thickened, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in crushed gingersnaps and half of candied ginger.

Spread mixture evenly into prepared pan and sprinkle top with remaining candied ginger. Refrigerate until completely set, about 2 hours.

Loosen foil sides from pan with a knife. Lift fudge out by grasping foil, and then transfer fudge to a cutting board. Cut into 16 squares.

Note:

March 2007
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