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Holiday sweets recipes from our chefs to you

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Dec. 24, 2009

MADISON, Wis.- It’s the holiday time and sweets are a big part of it, so here are some delicious recipes that are sure to please, from our chefs to you.

The athletic department's food and beverage service features a professional cooking staff overseen by Executive Chef Herbert Hackworthy that caters all of the events for the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics. This includes serving the suites and special social functions as well as providing the daily training table meals for UW student-athletes. Here is the latest contribution from our table to yours.

To see other culinary contributions from our chefs, including delicious turkey gravy that was introduced over Thanksgiving, click here.

Chocolate Chews

2 squares Unsweetened Chocolate
1 15 oz. can sweetened Condensed milk
¼ lb. coconut
Pre heat oven to 325*
Melt chocolate in double boiler.  Add
Milk and stir until thick. Remove from stove
And add coconut.
Drop by the tablespoon and bake for 15 minutes.

Moist Fudge

5 cups sugar
½ pound butter
1 large can evaporated milk
Put all items together and boil for 8 minutes stirring constantly
Then add 3 12oz. packs of semi sweet chocolate chips and 1 pint marshmallow fluff and 1 ½ cup chopped pecan (0pt.) and 2 teaspoon Vanilla.
Mix all well and spread into a greased oblong pan cut into square when cool.


Pre heat oven to 350*
2 cup brown sugar
¾ cup melted butter
2 eggs, lightly beaten
1 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon Vanilla
And punch of salt.

Mix all ingredients together in order given.
Spread in to a greased 8 inch square pan. Bake
For 45 minutes, turn on to waxed paper covered with powdered sugar.
Cut in to small square when cool.

Herbert Hackworthy
University of Wisconsin
Division of Intercollegiate Athletics
Executive Chef

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