Recipe – Butterscotch Fudge

Filed in Gather Food Essential by on March 7, 2008 0 Comments

Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 10 minutes
Chill: 3 hours
Yield: 16 pieces
Cost per serving: 58¢

* 1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
* 1 (7.5 oz) jar Marshmallow Fluff
* 2/3 cup evaporated milk
* 6 tbsp unsalted butter
* 1/2 tsp salt
* 1 (12 oz) bag white chocolate chips
* 2 cups chopped almonds, pecans, or walnuts
* 1 tsp vanilla extract

1. Line an 8-inch square baking pan with heavy-duty foil, leaving a 1-inch overhang on two sides.

2. In a heavy medium saucepan, combine brown sugar, fluff, milk, butter, and salt and bring to a boil over medium-high heat.  Reduce heat to medium and simmer, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon, for 5 minutes.  Remove pan from heat, add white chocolate chips and stir until melted.  Blend in nuts and vanilla.

3. Scrape fudge into prepared pan.  Refrigerate until firm, 2 to 3 hours.  Remove fudge from pan, using foil to lift it out, then cut into 16 cubes; serve.  Can be chilled in an airtight container for 1 week.

PER SERVING (1 piece):

366 calories, 21g fat (9g sat fat), 19mg chol, 2g fiber, 5g protein, 40g carbs, 119mg sodium

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