Sunday, December 19, 2010

Some Great Fudge and a Holiday Sing Along:@)

Woo Hoo-Santa came through! Look at my great new runner, I'm lovin' it! Actually, my boys got it for me-thanks guys! Of course they are still looking at me funny and "who wants an elf riding a pig on their table???" may have been mumbled under egg nog'd breath, but I'm very happy:@)
5 Minute Fudge 
(Foolproof fudge! This recipe has been around forever)
2 Tblsp butter
2/3 C evaporated milk (the 12oz can makes 2 batches)
1 1/2 C sugar
1/4 tsp salt
2 C mini marshmallows-or 16 regular sized marshmallows
1 1/2 C good semi-sweet choco chips (I like Ghirardelli)
1 tsp vanilla
1/2 C chopped walnuts
  1. Combine butter, milk, sugar and salt in sauce pan over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  2. Bring to a full boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring all the time.
  3. Remove from heat and add marshmallows, chips, vanilla and nuts. (It's best to have all of this already measured out in a bowl ready to pour into the pot. I added the nuts to the top this time, they do fall off, so I like them mixed in best.)
  4. Stir vigorously until marshmallows melt and blend in (a minute or two).
  5. Pour into 8" square buttered pan (I just line the pan with Reynolds Release or tin foil).
  6. Cool and cut into squares.

Now for the song, I know you've all been waiting:@)
Squealing Thru The Snow
Sung to the tune of Jingle Bells:

Squealing thru the snow,
One silly elf on a pig,
O'er the fields we go,
Laughing at this gig!
Bells on curly tail ring,
Spirits make things bright,
What fun it is to laugh and sing,
A pig riding song tonight!

Jingle [snort] bells, Jingle [snort] bells,
Jingle all the way,
Oh what fun it is to ride,
One holiday pig this day!
Everybody join in...


  1. Oh, how cute! I was drawn by the Fenton milk glass, but stayed for the table runner! Fuge looks yummy. Never thought about using better choc. chips. Good idea.


  2. You are too funny! I love your new runner!

  3. You are sooo clever and I'm with you.. that runner is the pig's squeal!! Awesome, thanks for dropping in.. Merry Christmas.

  4. I am wishing you a very Merry Oinky Christmas, Lynn! I am so tickled with that silly runner of yours. Who dreams these things up? Glad it makes you happy. LOL Christmas hugs to ya- Sue

  5. You raised some fine young men, Lynn. Your runner looks fantastic! I'll take a piece of that delicious looking fudge, too. La

  6. First the elf on pig then the fudge and then a singing ditty....oh my....where's the smelling salts- I think I'm having the

    Just kidding. that was so cute. Merry Christmas.

  7. Woohooo! The boys did so good and the runner is just pig perfect!


  8. Can't wait to try that fudge recipe!!!

  9. Yummm...I do love me some fudge.
    Cute runner...

  10. What thoughtful boys and what a fun new runner. Never thought I would see an elf riding a pig -- very cute poem. Yummy fudge too! Joni

  11. That pig riding elf is quite a catch, lol! Isn't it wonderful getting something that is *you*!! That fudge looks yumm-o!

    Merry CHRISTmas!

  12. "Oh Lynn, you are TOO CUTE"!!! I LOVE the runner too, and I would LOVE it on my table too... It looks GERMAN??? Your boys get a "GOLD STAR"!!! Hugs to you Sweetie,

  13. Girl, only you would know that song! LOL!

    I love your runner and if it's elves on pigs, then why not!! I can't understand why our kids just don't "get us."

    Seeing your fudge recipe reminds me that I need to get mine made!

    and Merry Christmas


  14. So cute! Love the runner! and that fudge, I just love fudge with walnuts, my weakness!
    Merry Christmas!

  15. Where in the world did they ever find that runner. It is too cute. And the song isn't bad either.

  16. I am smiling like a fool! Your song is so cute, and you are so clever. I'm so glad you got the table runner. It was made for you! Thanks for the fudge recipe. I hope you have a merry Christmas. laurie

  17. There must be more than one person who would like to see elves riding pigs on their table, otherwise who would make this? LOL! Very cute and I love the new version of Jingle Bells :)

  18. Great runner! I do love fudge.

  19. You Christmas header is adorable...and the fudge looks good too! Merry Christmas

  20. What a great fudge recipe. The table runner is too funny!

  21. Beautiful runner, Lynn! The fudge looks yummy. Thanks for the recipe!...Christine

  22. This looks yummy! The table runner is gorgeous too!
    Happy holidays and thanks for stopping by.

  23. Your table runner is awesome and that fudge...oh I want some now!

  24. Love the table runner. How fun is that!!! The fudge looks so yummy. Thanks for joining TTT and I hope you have a very Blessed Christmas. Hugs, Marty

  25. I can vouch for your fudge recipe. We love it! Your table runner is perfect.

  26. Cute post! I love the runner!

    Merry Christmas and all the best in 2011!

  27. That runner...oh my! I cannot make any more fugde cause I will eat it. I made two ingredient fudge and it is gone gone. Have a Merry Christmas Lynn!

  28. WOW Sweetie, this was not only a Red and Yummy post , it was also a funny one~Thanks
    May our Sweet LORD cover You with blessings while you seek Him in this, His beautiful season.
    Isn't it magnificent knowing He is the Reason for every Season......
    Praying God's Blessings on You not only for Christmas but, all the New Year too!!!~~~Hugs Dena

  29. Wjat a great runner -- perfect for you and Earl! Love your little Christmas jingle! Merry Christmas!

  30. I love a great fudge recipe. This sounds so good! Yum. Fun song! Have a very Merry Christmas!

  31. Hi Lynn! Oh, your little table runner is adorable. Now I'll bet that was hard for your guys to find! Love the recipe for easy fudge - I love fudge! I'll try this. Now that's a song I'll be singing all day now! :)
    Merry Christmas,
    Shelia ;)

  32. That is so charming!
    I love the song too!
    Merry Christmas Lynne,

  33. Yay for Santa & the boys! That runner is too cute! Merry Christmas to you & your family :-)

  34. Only YOU!! LOL It is SEW Perfect...I can't believe they found it for you.

    Have a wonderfully blessed Christmas & more importantly, a HEALTHY New Year!


  35. Once again, you have me grinnin' from ear to ear. I love your runner and giggled at both the song and the comment that you are "sure" was mumbled under the breath.

    Oh what fun...
    Well, you know the rest.

    Merry Christmas to you! I'm so glad that I found this wonderful little piece of blogland.

  36. Christmas Blessings to you and your family, From my mountain to yours Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

  37. Ummmm, the fudge sounds fantastic Ÿ

  38. Fudge ~ yummy! Haven't made any this year so may give this a try.
    Love the song!
    Merry, Merry! ~ Sarah

  39. I wish I would've had this recipe a few days ago. I didn't get any fudge made this year!

  40. Love the song! I haven't heard a pig sing in years! :) Your table runner is absolutely perfect, and fudge is always a winner. :) I hope you have a very Merry Christmas! (snort!)


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