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eggnog fudge

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Kim Biegacki
Youngstown, OH

Here is another yummy Eggnog recipe that is sure to become a holiday favorite. It is rich with flavors, festive and delish. You really can taste the toasted almonds and pecans along with the small bits of cherries with the eggnog makes it so unique. It certainly is a different fudge than your usual traditional flavors. If you love Eggnog this is sure to please and will be a fun and festive on your dessert table for the holidays or even great for a foodie gift for family and friends. Hope you'll try it out. This recipe is from Southern Living Cookbook.

(3 ratings)
yield 1 1/2 pounds
prep time 15 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For eggnog fudge

  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    refrigerated eggnog
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    light corn syrup
  • 1/4 c
    chopped pecans, toasted
  • 1/4 c
    slivered almonds, toasted and chopped
  • 1/2 c
    chopped red candied cherries
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How To Make eggnog fudge

  • 1
    Line an 8" x 4" loafpan with aluminum foil, butter foil, and set aside. Combine first 4 ingredients in a 4-quart heavy saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Wash down crystals from sides of pan, using a pastry brush dipped in hot water. Insert a candy thermometer into eggnog mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thermometer registers 238 degrees. Remove from heat and cool, undisturbed, until temperature drops to 190 degrees (15 to 18 minutes).
  • 2
    Stir in pecans and remaining 3 ingredients; beat with a wooden spoon until fudge thickens and just begins to lose its gloss (5 to 8 minutes).
  • 3
    Pour candy into prepared pan. Cool completely; cut into squares. Yield:about 1 1/2 pounds.
  • 4
    Your finished fudge looks so festive and delish!