In small saucepan, over low heat, melt chocolate with half and half. Stir until
smooth. Set aside.
In medium saucepan, combine 1/3 cup sugar and cream, and over medium heat, beat
in egg yolks and the other 1/3 cup sugar until light and lemon colored. Temper egg
yolk mixture by stirring about half of the very hot cream mixture in.
Pour egg mixture
into saucepan and continue cooking until thickened (about 165 degrees F).
from heat and stir in the softened butter and vanilla extract.
Add the chocolate
mixture and stir until quite smooth and well blended.
Allow to cool, then refrigerate.
Before churning, add the marshmallows, almonds, raisins and chips.
Makes 1/2 gallon.
* To toast almonds, chop them first, then spread them on a cookie sheet.
Bake for 4 minutes in 350 degree F oven. Cool.