Pinto Bean Fudge

Pinto Bean Fudge Recipe

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Cheri Lehnert


This is a recipe that was handed down to me from my great-grandmother. I don't know where she got it from, but i sure do love serving this and seeing the expressions on people's faces when they find out what's in it. I absolutely love it...I hope when you make it, you love it too.


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Makes 56 oz.
15 Min
2 Hr


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  • 1 c
    cooked pinto beans (i prefer fresh from the crockpot but you can use canned)
  • 1/2 c
  • 6 oz
    unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 6 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla flavoring
  • 2 lb
    confectioners' sugar

How to Make Pinto Bean Fudge


  1. In bowl, mash beans with the milk until it is the consistency of mashed potatoes.
  2. Heat chocolate and margarine in double-boiler until melted. Stir into bean mixture until slightly thickened.
  3. Add vanilla and confectioner's sugar. Beat until blended.
  4. Spread into buttered 9x12 dish. Chill (I do this for about 2 hours), then cut into squares.

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About Pinto Bean Fudge

Course/Dish: Chocolate, Other Desserts
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Gluten-Free

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