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pumpkin fudge

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Joyce Lowery
Sterlington, LA

This is a different kind of fudge. Can also be made with sweet potatoes.

(1 rating)
yield 24 pieces
cook time 40 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pumpkin fudge

  • 2/3 c
    evaporated milk
  • 3/4 c
  • 3 c
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1 pt
    marshmallow creme topping
  • 1 pkg
    butterscotch chips
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 can
    pureed pumpkin

How To Make pumpkin fudge

  • 1
    Butter a 13x9-inch baking pan.
  • 2
    In a heavy two-quart saucepan, combine sugar, butter, milk, pumpkin, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg. Bring mixture to a boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat.
  • 3
    Boil over medium-low heat until mixture registers 234 on a candy thermometer. This should take about 25 minutes.
  • 4
    Remove from heat and stir in butterscotch pieces until melted. Add marshmallow creme, nuts, and vanilla. Mix until well combined.
  • 5
    Pour into prepared pan, spreading evenly. Cool at room temperature. Cut into squares. Wrap tightly and store in the refrigerator.

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