Crunchy Pecan Fudge

Try this recipe for Crunchy Pecan Fudge
Crunchy Pecan Fudge

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This crunchy pecan fudge tastes like pecan pie, but is much easier to make and wrap when you are considering edible gifts to bring to your next party.

 

1216
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups brown sugar
  • 3/4 Cups butter
  • 1/2 Cup evaporated milk
  • 3 Cups powdered sugar
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 Tablespoon bourbon
  • 1 1/4 Cup chopped pecans

Directions

Butter an 8-inch pan, and set aside. Then, combine the brown sugar, butter, and evaporated milk in a pan and heat over medium heat for about 2 minutes, stirring until the butter is melted and fully incorporated with the dissolved sugar. Then, bring the mixture to a boil, stirring for about a minute.

Remove the pan from the heat, and add the powdered sugar, extract, and bourbon. Beat with an elective mixer on low speed for one or two minutes. Then increase the speed to a moderate setting and continue beating the mixture for 10 minutes or until the fudge begins to thicken. Add the pecans.

Spread the fudge in a pan and cover. Refrigerate for a couple hours or until firm. 

Pecan Shopping Tip

Whenever possible, purchase whole, not presliced or chopped nuts. They have a longer shelf life.

Pecan Cooking Tip

Toasting your nuts helps release essential oils and intensifies their flavor.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
61g
94%
Sugar
163g
N/A
Saturated Fat
25g
100%
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Protein
6g
11%
Carbs
169g
56%
Vitamin A
313µg
35%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
2%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.9%
Vitamin C
1mg
1.6%
Vitamin D
1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
2mg
8%
Vitamin K
4µg
5%
Calcium
177mg
18%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
12µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
12µg
3%
Iron
2mg
8%
Magnesium
56mg
14%
Monounsaturated
24g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.6mg
2.8%
Phosphorus
172mg
25%
Polyunsaturated
9g
N/A
Potassium
345mg
10%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
10.4%
Sodium
60mg
3%
Sugars, added
158g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.2mg
16.1%
Trans
1g
N/A
Zinc
2mg
12%