This melt-in-your-mouth Salted Maple Pecan Fudge is perfect for the holidays. This Christmas dessert is a delicious cookie exchange recipe!
We are still without internet and let me tell you that it is hard to be a blogger when you don’t have internet access. It has been three days now since the underground cable was cut, by the pipeline workers. Four technicians came out on Tuesday and none of them fixed it.
Another technician was supposed to come today but never showed up. So, now they are saying that someone is going to come here tomorrow to fix it. Keep your fingers crossed for me!
Good thing my stove still works! I realized that my blog is seriously lacking in fudge recipes and Christmas is the time of the year when we all love fudge. So, today I am sharing a delicious recipe for Salted Maple Pecan Fudge.
One of our favorite Christmas treats are Nut Goodie Bars. The middle layer is sweet, melt-in-your-mouth nougat. I used that recipe to make this maple pecan fudge.
First, line an 8×8 pan with foil and spray with non-stick cooking spray. Whisk together evaporated milk and vanilla pudding in a large heavy-duty pot. Add butter and vanilla chips. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until pudding starts to collect on the top of the spoon.
Add maple flavoring and continue to cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture turns into pudding. Removed from heat and mix in the powdered sugar.
Spread in the pan and top with pecans. Gently press the pecans into the fudge. Sprinkle with sea salt. Allow the fudge to cool on the counter and then cover and place in the fridge to set.
Cut the fudge into 36 squares and enjoy. Our friends from South Dakota arrived last night and the boys helped me make the last test batch of Salted Maple Pecan Fudge. I asked them if they wanted to try some of the fudge that was left in the pot.
They were skeptical but had to try it. One of the boys stood by the sink, just in case he wanted to spit it out but they all loved it! I left the pecans off one of the batches, for the kids, and covered another with a layer of chocolate and peanuts.