Oh the loving nutty things you can do with Diamond Walnuts
For Valentine’s Day, Washington’s Birthday or any day, give them something made with love, like these deliciously indulgent rocky road bars and a sweetheart fudge pie!
Sweetheart fudge pie recipe
1/4 cup butter or margarine 3/4 cup brown sugar, packed 3 eggs Two 6 oz packages (2 cups) semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 tsp instant coffee 1 tsp rum flavoring 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts 9-inch 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 inch square 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 inch) bars.