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pinto bean fudge

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Kathie Carr
North Liberty, IN

This is a delicious protein packed, yet low fat candy recipe. You have to taste it to believe it. And its fun to ask people to guess the secret ingredient.

(2 ratings)
yield 8 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For pinto bean fudge

  • 1 c
    cooked pinto beans, unseasoned
  • 3/4 c
  • 1/2 c
    melted butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla (yes 1 tablespoon)
  • 2 lb
    powdered sugar
  • 1 pinch
    salt (do not add if beans have any salt in them)
  • 1/2 c
    chopped pecans

How To Make pinto bean fudge

  • 1
    Mash the beans. Mix them with the margarine, cocoa and vanilla. Stir in the sugar and pecans.
  • 2
    Butter a 9 by 13 inch pan and spread the bean mixture in this. Put into the refrigerator and chill thoroughly. Cut into squares, serve.

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