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Mint Hot Fudge Sauce

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes about 3 1/2 cups
To crush the candies, unwrap them, place in a large zip-top plastic bag, and seal. Bash the candies with a rolling pin until coarse. 

Ingredients

  • 1 12-oz can evaporated milk
  • 8 ounces crushed hard peppermint candies (about 45 candies)
  • 4 1-oz. squares unsweetened chocolate
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

How to Make It

  1. Microwave evaporated milk in a microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 2 minutes or until hot. Stir in crushed candies, stirring constantly until candies dissolve. Melt chocolate and butter in a large heavy saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly. Gradually stir in evaporated milk mixture. Gradually whisk in sugar. Cook, whisking constantly, over low heat 3 minutes or until smooth. Remove from heat, and whisk in salt.