3 cups sugar
3/4 cup butter or stick margarine
2/3 cup evaporated milk, such as Pet or Carnation
12 ounce pkg. semisweet chocolate chips
1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme
1 cup nuts (optional)
1 teaspoon vanilla


1  Mix butter, sugar and milk in a large saucepan or Dutch oven.

2  Heat until 230 degrees on a candy thermometer, stirring
    constantly. Or, if you don't have a candy thermometer, bring
    to a full rolling boil and cook 4 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

3  Remove from heat.

4  Stir in chocolate chips a little at a time until melted.

5  Stir in marshmallow creme, vanilla and chopped nuts if desired.

6  Spread into a buttered 13" by 9" by 2" pan.

7  Cool to room temperature.

8  Cut into squares.