1 ½ sticks butter
3 cups granulated sugar
2/3 cup evaporated milk
12 oz semi-sweet chocolate chips
7 oz jar marshmallow creme
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nuts (optional)
1. In large glass bowl, microwave butter until melted. Add sugar and milk; mix well. Microwave on high 5 minutes, or until mixture begins to boil, stirring after 3 minutes. Mix well; scrape bowl. Continue microwaving on high 5 ½ minutes, stir after 3 minutes.
2. Remove from microwave and add chips. Stir until melted. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Pour into greased 9″ square pan, or 13×9″ baking pan (depending on how thick you would like your fudge).
3. Cool completely at room temperature. Cut into squares.