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Recipe for Pumpkin Fudge

I have never made fudge using a candy thermometer, needing to reach soft ball stage, etc. We have never had a candy thermometer. My daughter hasn't either. She makes all kinds of fudge at holiday time. The only one she hasn't mastered is pumpkin fudge. She has yet to find a recipe for it that does not require a candy thermometer. I hope one of you great cooks have a recipe we can use. Thank you in advance.

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May 17, 20110 found this helpful

You may not need a candy thermometer for any of those recipes. To determine soft ball stage you can drop a bit of your cooking fudge into a glass of water, if the ball is soft when lightly pressed it is at the soft ball stage, if the ball is firm and solid it is at the hard crack stage. I hope this helps.

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Pumpkin Pie Fudge

1 1/2 cups granulated sugar

2/3 cup evaporated milk

1/2 cup mashed pumpkin (canned)

2 tablespoons butter or margarine

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice

1 (12 ounce) package vanilla flavored baking chips

2 cups miniature marshmallows

1/3 cup chopped nuts (optional)

1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract

Directions

Using butter or margarine, lightly grease the sides and bottom of a medium saucepan.

Place the sugar, evaporated milk, pumpkin, butter, salt, and pumpkin pie spice in the saucepan. Stirring constantly over medium heat, bring the mixture to a boil and boil for 12 minutes.

Remove from the heat and stir in the baking chips and marshmallows until melted.

Stir in the nuts and vanilla extract.

Pour into an 8-inch square pan that has been lined with foil and greased.

Chill mixture until set.

Cut into small squares to serve. Cover and store in refrigerator.

Yield: approximately 4-5 dozen pieces

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