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Eggnog Fudge

I experimented with many recipes featuring eggnog before coming up with this winning combination. —Richell Welch, Buffalo, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep: 1 hour + cooling
  • Makes
    about 3-1/4 pounds

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon plus 3/4 cup butter, softened, divided
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 2/3 cup eggnog
  • 2 tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 1 package (10 to 12 ounces) white baking chips
  • 1 cup marshmallow creme
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

  • Line a 13-in. x 9-in. pan with foil and grease the foil with 1 tablespoon butter; set aside. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, eggnog, cream and remaining butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat; cook until a candy thermometer reads 238° (soft-ball stage), stirring occasionally.
  • Remove from the heat. Stir in chips until melted. Stir in the marshmallow creme, walnuts and vanilla.
  • Spread into prepared pan. Cool to room temperature. Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Discard foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared eggnog. We recommend that you test your candy thermometer before each use by bringing water to a boil; the thermometer should read 212°. Adjust your recipe temperature up or down based on your test.
Editor's Note
We recommend that you test your candy thermometer before each use by bringing water to a boil; the thermometer should read 212°. Adjust your recipe temperature up or down based on your test.
Nutrition Facts
2 pieces : 114 calories, 6g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 34mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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