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Butter Pecan Fudge

 Butter Pecan Fudge
Toasted pecans add a nutty crunch to this creamy buttery fudge. I have given this candy with its wonderful caramel flavor, as gifts at Christmastime and people always rave about it! -Pam Smith Alta Loma, California
32 ServingsPrep: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup pecan halves, toasted and coarsely chopped

Directions

  • 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 the heat; stir in
  • vanilla. Stir in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold in pecans.
  • Spread into a buttered 8-in. square dish. Cool to room temperature.
  • Cut into 1-in. squares. Store in an airtight container in the
  • refrigerator. Yield: 1-1/4 pounds.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 pieces) equals 116 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 13 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, trace protein.