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vanilla nut fudge

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a recipe by
Susan Bartley
Beaverton, OR

I have made this fudge for more years than I care to remember! Won several blue ribbons at the county fair when I lived in California with it. You will love this fudge for sure!

★★★★★ 1
serves I cut 1 1/2" squares for a total of 3 dozen pieces
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For vanilla nut fudge

  • 1/2 c
  • 2 c
  • 1 & 1/2 c
    marshmallows, mini
  • 2/3 c
    heavy cream
  • 2 c
    vanilla baking chips (1- 12 oz bag)
  • 1 Tbsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans or walnuts

How To Make vanilla nut fudge

  • 1
    Prepare 9" x 9" pan by greasing lightly with butter. I line mine with parchment paper and lightly grease it with butter.
  • 2
    In sauce pan combine butter, sugar, marshmallows and heavy cream. Bring to boil over medium heat stirring constantly till it comes to a boil. Continue to boil for 5 minutes stirring often.
  • 3
    After boiling the mixture add vanilla chips and still till they are completely melted. Stir in vanilla and nuts. Pour fudge into the 9" x 9" prepared pan. Let cool completely and cut into desired sized pieces and store in air tight container in the fridge. Take fudge out of the fridge 30 minutes before serving.
  • 4
    For variation in this recipe, replace vanilla with 2 tsp maple flavoring for maple fudge. You can also replace the nuts with 1/2 cup chopped and drained maraschino cherries and than you have Oprah fudge.