Cranberry Opera Fudge
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup light cream
1 tablespoon light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup fresh cranberries, chopped
Butter sides of heavy 2-quart saucepan. Combine sugar, milk, cream, corn syrup,
Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture boils. Cook to soft ball
stage, 238 degrees F.
Immediately remove from heat and cool to lukewarm, 110 degrees F, without
Add butter and vanilla extract. Beat vigorously until mixture becomes very thick
and starts to lose it's gloss.
Quickly stir in cranberries and spread in
buttered 9 x 5 x 3-inch pan.
Score in squares while warm; cut when cool and
Makes 2 1/2 dozen pieces.