Cherry Vanilla Fudge
3 C. sugar
1/2 t. salt
1 C. light cream
1/2 C. milk
1/4 C. light corn syrup
2 T. butter or margarine
2 t. vanilla
1 C. candied cherries - quartered
Combine sugar, salt, cream, milk, corn syrup and butter in a large heavy
saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to
Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until candy
thermometer reaches 238º F. (soft-ball stage). Remove from heat, leaving
thermometer in the saucepan.
Cool to 100º F. Add vanilla. Beat briskly until fudge
thickens and begins to lose its gloss. Stir in cherries.
Pour into buttered 8" square pan. Cool. Cut into squares when
Makes 1 3/4 pounds.