Butterscotch Fudge with Pecans


We love all types of fudge! This Butterscotch Fudge got the stamp of approval from my mom this Christmas season. This is a soft fudge which means it will melt in your mouth. The pecans give a contrast to the smoothness of the fudge. My kids love to help create this recipe. They stir and stir while the ingredients boil, then watch as the butterscotch chips melt away before adding in the pecans and vanilla. Package this easy recipe for friends or neighbors for a special treat. If you love fudge you should also try our Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge.

Easy Butterscotch Fudge with Pecans recipe. Perfect for Christmas or desserts for any time of the year. This fudge is so delicious and melts in your mouth.Butterscotch Fudge with Pecans

Just a few tips:

  • Stir quickly after taking the pan off the heat to ensure all chips melt.
  • You may put whole pecans in a food processor to create smaller pieces.
  • Use butter not margarine for best results.
Butterscotch Pecan Fudge
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Recipe type: Dessert
 
Ingredients
  • 1 (7 ounce) jar marshmallow creme
  • 1½ cups white sugar
  • ⅔ cup evaporated milk
  • ¼ cup butter
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups peppermint chips
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Instructions
  1. Line a 8x8 inch pan with aluminum foil. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine marshmallow cream, sugar, evaporated milk, butter and salt. Bring to a full boil and cook for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from heat and pour in peppermint chips. Stir quickly until chips are melted and mixture is smooth. Stir in vanilla and pecans.
  4. Pour in prepared pan.
  5. Chill in refrigerator for 2 hours or until firm.
Easy Butterscotch Fudge with Pecans recipe. Perfect for Christmas or desserts for any time of the year. This fudge is so delicious and melts in your mouth.


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I am a mom to Five Little Chefs who love to cook and create anything with their hands. Watching over 10 additional hands keeps me busy but is so much fun! We laugh and cry everyday, but then want to do it again the next day. That is how we know we are enjoying life!

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