Pumpkin Walnut Fudge

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2 pounds

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 4 quart heavy saucepan combine sugar, milk, corn syrup, pumpkin and a pinch of salt. Cook the mixture over med.
  2. heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves and cook it undisturbed, until a candy thermometer registers 238 degrees.
  3. Remove the pan from heat, add butter (do not stir it into mixture), and let the mixture cool until it is 140 degrees.
  4. Stir in vanilla a nd walnuts.
  5. Beat the mixture with a wooden spoon for 30 sec-1 min.
  6. , or until it begins to lose its gloss.
  7. Pour immediately into a buttered 9" square pan.
  8. Let the fudge cool until it begins to harden.
  9. Cut it into squares.
  10. Let it cool completely.
  11. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - NOTES : The fudge keeps, stored between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container, in a cool place for 2 weeks.
  12. Makes 2 pounds.

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