|It wouldn't be the Holidays here without make Italian Amaretto Pistachio Fudge! It's a tradition in our home!|
A fast fudge that everyone will love Italian Amaretto Pistachio Fudge
4 tablespoons chopped almonds
red and green maraschino cherries
green food coloring is optional (I don't use it)
Line an 8-inch square with parchment paper. Spray parchment lightly with cooking spray.
Melt chocolate in microwave stirring every 30 seconds.
Beat cream cheese using an electric mixer in a medium size bowl, beat until smooth. Add sugar little by little and beat on low speed until smooth and not grainy. Add melted chocolate, extracts and chopped almonds, ( you would add the food coloring here) mix well. Stir in chopped pistachios.
Spread evenly in prepared pan. Garnish with additional pistachios, green cherries or red.
Refrigerate at least 1 hour or until firm. Place on a cutting board. Cut into squares. Store in the refrigerator.