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Discussion in 'Recipes' started by Yard Dart, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++



    5 cups sugar(2 pounds)
    2 sticks unsalted butter
    1 cup whole milk
    1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla
    25 large marshmallows, ripped in half
    11.5 oz Ghiradelli 60% cocoa bittersweet chocolate chips
    2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
    3/4 cup Jack Daniels, or a whiskey you really like. You will be able to really taste it!

    1. Whisk whiskey with confectioner’s sugar, and set aside.

    2. Foil and butter a 9 x 13 (or larger) baking pan.

    3. Put sugar, butter, milk, and vanilla in a large pot with a heavy bottom. Stirring steadily until mixture boils, continue stirring while letting it boil for 3 minutes (time it, this is important). Remove from heat.

    4. Add the marshmallows and chocolate, stirring until all of it is melted and blended into the sugar mix.

    5. Give whiskey mixture a quick stir, and add it to the pot, stirring until fully incorporated.

    6. Pour into a greased pan, and chill. Let mellow for a day before cutting.

    My BIL sent this over to me today. I have not done this yet myself, but it looks like it would be a fun appetizer for something different during the holidays. He said that he has also done this with Crown and another with Rum and they all turned out great ;)
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  2. vonslob

    vonslob Monkey++

    What there is such a thing, oh crap. Obesity thy name is me. This looks like a good recipe for christmass. Thanks
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  3. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Wha'? Whiskey and Chocolate?[boozingbuddies] Together?


    Thank you for sharing the recipe![bateye]
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  4. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Add Peanut Butter, and you will have a Tri-Fecta.....
  5. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Top with bacon and get a quadrifecta.
  6. RightHand

    RightHand Pioneer in a New World Moderator Founding Member

    No ball testing after the boil?
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  7. TXKajun

    TXKajun Monkey++

    Ghrit, I think with bacon, it'd be a perfecta! LOL This sounds like something I need to make and take to work! The heck with jello shots! LOL

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  8. vonslob

    vonslob Monkey++

    jack daniels fudge with peanut butter, bacon and a good dark stout to wash it down. I am going to try this come christmass season
  9. VHestin

    VHestin Farm Chick

    Yay! :)
  10. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    Call it Christmas Monkey Treat....
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  11. vonslob

    vonslob Monkey++

    Yard Darts Christmas monkey treat
  12. melbo

    melbo Hunter Gatherer Administrator Founding Member

    I bet this would be good with Pendleton
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  13. ditch witch

    ditch witch resident bacon hoarder Site Supporter+

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  14. Gesko

    Gesko Monkey

    so, seeing that the original thread is from 2014, who made it for christmas and how was it?
  15. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Everything's good with Pendleton! [booze]
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  16. checkmate999999

    checkmate999999 Neophyte Monkey

    HUGE waste of time and money! I followed recipe to the letter and ended up with a grainy mess that didn't smell or taste like whiskey. I know how to recover a failed fudge recipe so I added a little bit of water to incorporate the sugar and brought it, this time, to soft ball/240F. It did smooth out with the re-do but it never really set up as it should AND, no big surprise, it still does NOT taste at all like Jack.
  17. azrancher

    azrancher Monkey +++

    I don't know, I drank the Jack first and then forgot what I was doing...

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  18. pearlselby

    pearlselby Monkey++

    How could you go wrong?
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  19. pearlselby

    pearlselby Monkey++

    I had to google Pendleton....lol
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  20. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

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