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


  • 1In bowl, mash beans with the milk until it is the consistency of mashed potatoes.
  • 2Heat chocolate and margarine in double-boiler until melted. Stir into bean mixture until slightly thickened.
  • 3Add vanilla and confectioner's sugar. Beat until blended.
  • 4Spread 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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