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Apricot White Fudge

This fudge has become a family favorite because of the luscious blending of flavors. I try to make it for gifts at Christmastime. Use a candy thermometer or the cold-water test to make sure the mixture reaches soft-ball stage; then chill until set. —Debbie Purdue, Freeland, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Cook: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    about 2 pounds (81 pieces)

Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons plus 1/2 cup butter, divided
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 12 ounces white baking chocolate, chopped
  • 1 jar (7 ounces) marshmallow creme
  • 3/4 cup chopped dried apricots
  • 3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Directions

  • Line a 9-in. square pan with foil; grease foil with 1-1/2 teaspoons butter.
  • In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar, sour cream and remaining butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Cook and stir until a candy thermometer reads 234° (soft-ball stage), about 5-1/2 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • Stir in chocolate until melted. Stir in marshmallow creme until blended. Stir in apricots and walnuts. Immediately spread into prepared pan. Refrigerate, covered, overnight.
  • Using foil, lift fudge out of pan. Remove foil; cut fudge into 1-in. squares.
Nutrition Facts
1 piece: 54 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 17mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

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  • shar6024
    Sep 9, 2016

    This was so smooth and I loved the apricot flavor. I will be definitely making again this Christmas and it was so easy to make for a fudge.

  • QuickJimmy
    Dec 21, 2013

    O Help us Lord, This came out of the month of a person whom is not a fan of any kind of fudge. I don't even eat fudge, Talk about decadent smooth and rich all in one bite. If you follow the recipt you can't go wrong. So simple but what an outcome! Merry Christmas / Happy New Year 2014

  • Clovia4H
    Feb 7, 2013

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  • andysgramm
    Dec 31, 2012

    One of the best fudges I have made. Love the apricot flavor and it sets up nicely and is easy to cut up.

  • pabd
    Dec 16, 2012

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  • misskenzi
    Dec 4, 2011

    i made this last year to give away to friends...it was very easy to make and as unique as it was delicious!!

  • dbuggy1
    Dec 31, 2010

    I made this fudge for Christmas 2010 and it was fantastic! It's one of those rare dishes that ends up being a conversation starter and everyone asks for the recipe. It was easy to make and turned out beautifully! I will be making this fudge again and I plan on making it again next year to give as gifts. It's that good! :)

  • lesdesdhs
    Dec 21, 2010

    This is one of the best recipes yet for white fudge. I made it with and without nuts--both were a hit at our annual Christmas party! I am making more for gifts.

  • Dona6315
    Dec 19, 2010

    Rave reviews - on my fourth batch now - cannot keep it in the kitchen for long.Easy to make - great Holiday gift - or bake sale

  • lmvcj2
    Feb 5, 2008

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