Chocolate Pecan Coffee Fudge

Barbara Oseland

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@BOseland

Chocolate and coffee go great together. Add a few nuts, and you have a great bite size piece of yumminess!


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Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
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Serves:
64 (1inch) pieces
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
This is the easiest creamiest fudge I have ever made! I used espresso because I think it adds a richer flavor to the chocolate and, oh my, was it good. I'll definitely be making this for gifts in the future. It's so yummy.

Ingredients

3 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 c
cocoa powder
1/8 tsp
salt
1/2 c
butter
1/4 c
light cream
1 1/2 Tbsp
instant coffee granules - expresso preferred for more coffee flavor
1 1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
chopped pecans or walnuts

Step-By-Step

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1Line an 8-8 inch square pan with foil for better removal. Lightly grease foil.

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2Mix sugar, cocoa, cinnamon, and salt in medium mixing bowl.

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3Heat butter, cream, and coffee granules in a small saucepan until butter melts. Remove from heat and add vanilla.

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4Pour into sugar mixture and combine thoroughly.

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5Stir in pecans or walnuts.

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6Place mixture in prepared pan; spread with spoon or pat lightly with oiled hands. Chill a minimum of 1 hour.

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7Lift fudge from pan. Cut into 1-inch squares with a sharp knife.

8Note:
These can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container at room temperature until ready to serve.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American