Caramel Black Walnut Fudge

Recipe by grandma2969
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 2 1/2 lbs
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Combine 4 cups of granulated sugar, half and half and butter in a heavy pan.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring gently.until sugar dissolves.
  • Cover and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes to wash down sugar crystals from sides of pan.
  • Sprinkle remaining 1 cup sugar in a heavy skillet.cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar melts and turn light golden brown.
  • Pour caramelized sugar and milk into fudge mixture.
  • MIXTURE WILL LUMP BUT WILL BECOME SMOOTH WITH FURTHER COOKING.
  • Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, without stirring, until mixture reaches soft ball stage, 240*,
  • Cool down to 160*.add marshmallows and vanilla.
  • Beat with a spoon until marshmallows melt and mixture begins to thicken.
  • Stir in black walnuts, pour into a buttered 9" square pan., spreading with a spatula.
  • Cool and cut into squares.