Chocolate Fudge Marzipan Squares

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Title: Chocolate Fudge Marzipan Squares
Yield: 36 Servings
Categories: Candy

Ingredients:

-------------------------------MARZIPAN LAYER-------------------------------
1 cn (8-oz) almond paste
1/3 c Sweetened condensed milk


--------------------------------FUDGE LAYER--------------------------------
5/8 pk (12-oz) Nestle Toll House
-semi-sweet chocolate
-morsels; divided (1-1/4
-cups)
2/3 c Sweetened condensed milk

----------------------------------GARNISH----------------------------------
1/4 c Nestle Toll House semi-sweet
-chocolate morsels; reserved
-from 12-ounce package
1/2 ts Vegetable shortening
36 Whole toasted almonds

Marzipan Layer: In small bowl, mash almond paste into small pieces. Add
1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk; beat well. Chill until mixture is stiff
(about 15 minutes). Press marzipan layer into foil-lined 8-inch square pan;
set aside.

Fudge Layer: Combine over hot (not boiling) water, 1 cup Nestle Toll House
semi-sweet chocolate morsels and 2/3 cup sweetened condensed milk. Stir
until morsels are melted and mixture is smooth. Pour over marzipan layer.
Chill thoroughly. Invert on board; remove foil.

Garnish: Cumbine over hot (not boiling) water, remaining 1/4 cup Nestle
Toll House semi-sweet chocolate morsels and vegetable shortening. Stir
until morsels are melted and mixture is smooth. Transfer to cup. Dip each
almond halfway into melted chocolate. Place on marzipan layer in 6 rows of
6 almonds each. Chill until set (about 1 hour). Cut into 36 squares. Store
in airtight container in refrigerator. Makes 3 dozen squares.

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