Black Forest Fudge

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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 teaspoon almond extract
  • 12 ounces baking chocolate, melted
  • 3/4 cup chopped dried pitted cherries
  • 3/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts

Instructions

  1. Beat cream cheese, sugar and almond extract in large mixing bowl at medium speed with electric mixer until well blended.
  2. Gradually add chocolate, mixing well.
  3. Stir in cherries and nuts.
  4. Spread into greased 8-inch square baking pan.
  5. Chill several hours or overnight.
  6. Cut into squares.

Yield: 2 1/2 pounds