Vanilla-Macadamia Nut Fudge

Vanilla-Macadamia Nut Fudge

Prep:
10 mins
Cooking:
20 mins
Level:
Intermediate
Cooling:
180 mins
Yields:
24 servings (2 pieces per serving)

Who says fudge has to be chocolate? One try of this rich, creamy Vanilla-Macadamia Nut Fudge and you'll be adding it to your holiday table this year! From the kitchens of Carol Gillespie of Chambersburg, PA, this recipe is a 1st Prize winner in the NESTLÉ TOLL HOUSE and Better Homes & Gardens recipe contest.

Ingredients

  • Butter
  • 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2/3 cup unsweetened coconut milk
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
  • 2 cups (12-oz. pkg.) NESTLÉ® TOLL HOUSE® Premier White Morsels
  • 1 jar (7 oz.) marshmallow crème
  • 3/4 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract

Directions

LINE 9-inch-square baking pan with foil, extending foil over edges of pan. Grease foil with butter. Butter sides of 3-quart heavy-duty saucepan.

COMBINE sugar, coconut milk and 1/2 cup butter in prepared saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until mixture boils. Clip a candy thermometer to side of pan, making sure the bottom of the thermometer does not touch bottom of pan. Reduce heat to medium-low. Continue boiling at a moderate, steady rate without stirring, until thermometer registers 238° F., softball stage (about 15 minutes). Adjust heat as necessary to maintain a steady boil. Remove from heat.

STIR in morsels until melted and smooth. Stir in marshmallow crème, nuts, vanilla and coconut extracts until well combined. Transfer mixture to prepared baking pan; cool for 3 to 4 hours or until firm.

LIFT from pan; remove foil. Cut into 48 pieces. Store tightly covered.

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Nutritional Information

  • Serving Size
    1/24 servings (2 pieces per serving) of recipe
  • Calories 290
  • Calories from Fat 140

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

% Daily Value *

  • Total Fat 16g 24%
  • Saturated Fat 9g 43%
  • Cholesterol 15mg 4%
  • Sodium 75mg 3%
  • Carbohydrates 38g 13%
  • Dietary Fiber .5g 3%
  • Sugars 35g
  • Protein 1g
  • Vitamin A 4%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%

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