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    Buttery Walnut Fudge

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    Jellyqueen's Note:

    I love fudge, but sometimes I just don't want all that chocolate....don't tell anyone I said that!!!! This is a great fudge, minus the chocolate. I found this recipe in TOH and did a make over on it to suit my taste. The original recipe calls for pecans, but we prefer walnuts in our fudge.

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    1. 1
      In a large heavy saucepan, combine the butter, sugars, half and half and salt.
    2. 2
      Bring to a boil over medium heat.
    3. 3
      Once the mixture is boiling good, boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantley.
    4. 4
      Remove from heat, stir in the vanilla and mix well.
    5. 5
      Stir in confectioner's sugar, then fold in walnuts.
    6. 6
      Spread mixture into a 8" square dish (the size of the dish is not an exact, use what ever size you desire to get the thickness you want).
    7. 7
      Cover with plastic wrap and cool until room temperature.
    8. 8
      Cut into 1 inch squares and store in airtight container in refridgerator.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 16, 2007


      My local convient store sell these little squares of walnut fudge for .95! Now I make my own. Have made them with rum and maple flavoring as well. What a find! Thanks for the savings and sharing this recipe.

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    • on December 23, 2006


      "For some reason I guess I posted a second time to soon so they took the second of the two here is the first too." Ok this is the last of 14 fudges that I have made this year. I to am not a huge fan of chocolate either, I like chocolate don’t get me wrong, but I tend to leaning more to caramels and vanillas. I like this one very much. A simple recipe too! This is Not a real soft fudge but is melts in your mouth buttery-creamy and the flavor is so yum. I followed it to the letter walnuts and all. I will say that sometimes the recipes for fudge that doesn’t use a candy thermometer scare me, 5 minutes will that be enough or is it not long enough.. I used a 9x9 inch pan and it is thin but perfect for that “little pop in the mouth sweetness� This will be one that I make again with pecans cashews, and walnuts! Ok I ran to the stove to try my own suggestion of three minutes and this did the trick for me. I think it has to do with the size of the pan and maybe whether you use medium heat or high heat. I used high for three minutes and yum yum soft. thank you for this recipe.

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    • on December 07, 2006


      Really yummy, very quick and easy to make, very rich, I have used it to top a fudge brownie slice as well and it is just beautiful, will make for gifts for Christmas coming up. I use almonds in mine that is the only thing I did different, thanks for a great recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Buttery Walnut Fudge

    Serving Size: 1 (808 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 145.1
    Calories from Fat 68
    Total Fat 7.6 g
    Saturated Fat 3.0 g
    Cholesterol 12.0 mg
    Sodium 43.4 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 19.5 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 18.5 g
    Protein 0.9 g

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