Butterscotch Pistachio Fudge

Sheri Zarnick


Old old recipe for Butterscotch Fudge from my Aunt Jessie. I added the Pistachio for my own personal taste. And it turned out wonderfully tasty.

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2 c
2 c
packed light brown sugar
1 can(s)
12 oz. sweetened condensed milk
1 c
2 Tbsp
light corn syrup
1/4 tsp
2 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
whole shelled pistachios

How to Make Butterscotch Pistachio Fudge


  • 1line the bottom and sides of an 8x8" dish with foil, letting excess hang over. Spray foil with non stick cooking spray.
  • 2In a heavy 4 qt pot, add sugars, milk, water, syrup and salt. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved.
  • 3Simmer syrup without stirring until candy thermometer registers 238^-240^, about 15 minutes.
  • 4Remove from heat and let cool, without stirring, until thermometer reaches 110^-120^. Add butter, vanilla,cream of tartar,stir vigorously until fudge starts to thicken.
  • 5Immediately pour into prepared pan. Let cool until slightly firm. With a sharp knife, trace 1" squares on top. Press a pistachio into each square. Let cool about 3 hours.
  • 6Lift foil and fudge out of pan and set on a cutting board. With a chef's knife, cut into 1" squares.
    Makes 64 pieces.

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Course/Dish: Candies

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