Mackinac Island Fudge
½ cup milk
½ cup butter
½ cup firmly packed brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
½ Cup cocoa (optional + 2 T)
½ cup nuts (optional)
Mix milk, butter, brown sugar, granulated sugar and salt in heavy pan. Cook at medium heat until boiling. Boil exactly 6 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add vanilla extract, cocoa and confectioners’ sugar. Beat with mixer until smooth and thick. Add nuts, if desired. Pour into a buttered pan and freeze 20 minutes. Cut into pieces.
Makes approximately 1 pound of fudge.
Peanut Butter Mackinac Island Fudge
Reduce butter to 1/4 cup and add 1/2 cup peanut butter