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Penuche Fudge

Many years ago when I was District President of my service club, meetings were followed by coffee and dessert. One of the members made this fudge and gave me the recipe. I made it to bring to work on my Christmas cookie tray and one of the men said "Uummmm, this is so good. It tastes like brown sugar!" My female colleagues and I had a good laugh over that and let him know that he was basically eating brown sugar. (Okay, I guess you had to be there! )

Ingredients:

2 cups brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup heavy cream
2 Tablespoons light corn syrup
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 Tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup chopped nuts (opt.)

Instructions:

Combine sugars, cream, syrup and salt in pan.
Stir over heat to dissolve sugars.
Cook to 234F.
Stir occasionally.
Remove from heat.
Add butter without stirring.
Let stand until bottom of pan is lukewarm or 120F.
Add vanilla and beat until creamy.
Stir in nuts.
Pour into greased 9" x 9" pan.
When cooled, cut into squares.
Yields 36 (1 1/2-inch) pieces.


Posted by GourmetGal
December 23, 2010

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