1 teaspoon plus 1/4 cup butter, cubed, divided
10 slices ready-to-serve fully cooked bacon
2 packages (10 to 12 ounces each) white baking chips
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
3/4 teaspoon maple flavoring
1. Line a 9-in. square pan with foil; grease foil with 1 teaspoon butter. Heat bacon according to package directions. Crumble bacon and set aside.
2. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine baking chips, condensed milk, flavoring and remaining butter. Microwave on high 1 minute; stir until smooth. (If chips aren't completely melted, microwave in 10- to 20-second intervals until melted; stir until smooth.) Stir in bacon; pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate, covered, 2 hours or until firm.
3. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Remove foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares.
4. To make ahead: Store fudge, layered between waxed paper, in an airtight container in the refrigerator. Serve at room temperature.
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
YIELD: about 2-1/2 pounds (81 pieces)
Freeze option: Wrap fudge in waxed paper, then in foil. Place in freezer containers and freeze. To thaw, bring wrapped fudge to room temperature.
1 piece: 62 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.