12/02/2013 Butter Pecan Fudge

Butter Pecan Fudge 

Recipe Courtesy of George Mohr

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
1/8 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted
1 cup pecan halves, toasted and chopped

In a large, heavy saucepan, combine the butter, sugars, cream and salt.

Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Boil for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Stir in confectioners’ sugar until smooth. Fold in pecans.

Spread fudge immediately into 2 aluminum foil-lined, buttered loaf pans.

Cool completely. Remove fudge from pans and slice.

**George does a 2-layer fudge with these 2 fudge recipes; adding the butter pecan fudge on top of the coffee pecan fudge.**