Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge

For chocolate lovers out there (including me), prepare your cooking materials and skills. This easy-to-make recipe featuring chocolate (lots of it) will leave you wanting more! With M&Mís on top, people from all ages will love it, especially children. You might be eating a lot of this delicious candy, but how often do you think about M&Mís? I know they are tiny and cute, but more than that, there are a few things that you need to learn about this all-time favorite candy. Want to have a little peek-a-boo into the history of M&Mís? Well, check this out!

The idea of this candy comes from the Spanish Civil War, when the founderís son of the Mars Company, Forrest Mars Sr., was in Spain. During that time, the snacks of the soldiers are pellet size snacks coated with sugar. For Mars, he thought this was very clever. Upon his return to the U.S, Mars wants to create something similar from the soldiersí snacks. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is how the famous M&Mís were created.

M&Mís were first sold to the public in 1941, during World War II. The soldiers during the Spanish Civil War has their snacks placed in a long tube. In Marís creation, a cardboard tube was used to sell the candies to the public. In 1948, changes in packaging occurred - from a cardboard tube to a small brown pouch. ĎMilk chocolate melts in your mouth, not in your handsí is the candyís slogan. M&Mís vary in color and became a major hit to the public in 1954. But did you know that red M&Mís were once removed? This is because of the red coloring dye. However, in 1987, because of red M&Mís popularity and the public demand, it was added back.

In 1997, these candies became even more fun! Different personalities of the colors that are now loved by everyone were introduced. The Ďgreení M&M is a female while the rest are males who are in love with the green ones.

M&Mís are one of the top chocolate candies in the world. With the M&Mís, this Chocolate Marshmallow Fudge is surely hard to resist!

Now it is time for you to enjoy! The link to the recipe is found on the "Cook with Manali" website below.

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