Best Pumpkin Fudge Recipe
Pumpkin fudge is one of those treats that is just so perfect for the Fall season. Believe me, when I say that I love fudge anytime of year, however, Fall is the season for pumpkin fudge, and made just how I like it.
For my taste, fudge should be slightly crunchy and sugary on the outside and deliciously smooth on the inside. When you add pumpkin to that mix, the flavors will meld into the best tasting fudge that can be enjoyed from fall into winter.
Enjoy this recipe and share a batch or two of fudge with someone special!
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Ingredients for Pumpkin Fudge
These ingredients can be kept on hand for making fudge anytime!
3 cups sugar
1/2 cup butter (1 stick)
2/3 cup evaporated milk
1/2 cup canned pumpkin
2 tbls corn syrup
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
7 oz marshmallow crÃ¨me
1 tsp vanilla
Easy Directions for Pumpkin Fudge
-Line a 9 x 13 inch pan with aluminum foil and butter the foil.
-In a large non-stick saucepan, combine first 7 ingredients stirring until the mixture comes to a boil.
-Continue cooking for 10-15 minutes or until a candy thermometer reads 240Â°.
-Stir in remaining ingredients until melted and combined.
-Pour into prepared pan and let sit until cool.
-Refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight before serving.
-Makes about 2 1/2 lbs.
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Pumpkin Fudge Has A Season!
My favorite thing about Pumpkin Fudge is that even though it's seasonal, it's a VERY long season. I start making Pumpkin Fudge as soon as I feel that first hint of coolness in the air which is usually around late September. The fudge-making fun continues right through Halloween and past Thanksgiving, and rolling into the holidays.
Pumpkin Fudge wrapped in a nice box with a pretty ribbon makes a great gift anytime during this season. It's an especially thoughtful host/hostess gift, but I know you can think of so many more occasions to share this delicious treat!