Sweetheart Fudge Pie & Rocky Road Bar recipes (1982)

Original publication: Good Housekeeping Date: February 1982
Categories: 1980s, Dessert recipes, Valentine's Day, Vintage advertisements
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Sweetheart Fudge Pie recipe

1/4 cup butter or margarine
3/4 cup brown sugar, packed
3 eggs
2 6 oz pkgs (2 cups) semi-sweet real chocolate pieces
2 tsp instant coffee
1 tsp rum flavoring
1/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup coarsely chopped Diamond Walnuts
9 in unbaked pastry shell
1 cup whipping cream
2 tbsp chopped maraschino cherries

Cream butter with brown sugar; add eggs, one at a time, beating well. Melt chocolate over hot, not boiling, water; add to creamed mixture with coffee and rum flavoring. Stir in flour and walnuts. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 375 degrees F 25 minutes. Cool. Whip cream stiff; fold in cherries. Spread on top of pie; decorate with chocolate or candy hearts.

Rocky Road Bar recipe

1/4 cup sifted all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
1/3 cup brown sugar, packed
1 egg
1 tbsp softened butter
1/2 tsp vanilla
1 cup coarsely chopped Diamond Walnuts
1 cup quartered marshmallows
1 6 oz pkg (1 cup) semi-sweet real chocolate pieces

Sift flour with baking powder and salt. Add sugar, egg, butter and vanilla. Beat smooth. Stir in 1/2 cup walnuts. Turn into greased 9 in sq pan. Bake at 350 F 15 min until top is lightly browned and springs back when touched lightly. Remove from oven. Immediately arrange marshmallows, remaining walnuts and chocolate over top. Return pan to oven for 2 min or until chocolate is softened. Remove from oven; swirl chocolate over marshmallows and walnuts. Cool until chocolate is set. Cut into 15 (1 3/4 x 3 in) bars.

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Source publication: Good Housekeeping

Publication date: February 1982

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