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Pecan Cinnamon Fudge Recipe

A handful of baking staples are all you'll need for this rich treat shared by Autumn Bradley-O'Rell. "It's the most fabulous fudge you will ever taste," promises the Lodi, Wisconsin reader.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling YIELD:10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 teaspoon plus 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 cup baking cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Directions

  • 1. Butter an 8-in. square dish with 1 teaspoon butter; set aside. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine milk and remaining butter. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1 to 1-1/2 minutes or until butter is melted. Stir in vanilla.
  • 2. In a bowl, combine the confectioners' sugar, cocoa and cinnamon; stir in milk mixture until blended. Stir in pecans. Pour into prepared pan. Refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Cut into squares. Yield: about 1-1/4 pounds.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 ounces) equals 324 calories, 19 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 26 mg cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 2 g protein.