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Velveeta Fudge

Velveeta Fudge

You have to try it to believe it! This recipe makes the most delicious, chocolaty fudge!

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Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound (12 ounces) VELVEETA Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product or VELVEETA Made With 2% Milk Reduced Fat Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine
  • 6 squares BAKER'S Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons light corn syrup
  • 2 (16 ounce) packages powdered sugar (about 8 cups)
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped PLANTERS Pecans
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  1. Place VELVEETA, butter, chocolate and corn syrup in large microwaveable bowl. Microwave on HIGH 2 minutes; stir. Microwave an additional minute; stir until well blended.
  2. Add chocolate mixture, in batches, to sugar in large bowl, beating with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended after each addition.
  3. Stir in pecans and vanilla extract.
  4. Pour into greased 13 x 9-inch pan. Smooth top with spatula; cover.
  5. Refrigerate several hours or until firm before cutting into 1-inch squares to serve. (For longer storage, wrap tightly and freeze up to 2 months.)
  6. Thaw in refrigerator overnight before serving.

Yield: 48 servings, two squares each

A serving of this sweet treat is two 1-inch squares. A small portion is all that is needed to satisfy your taste for chocolate.

Substitute 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candies for the chopped pecans.

Line pan with foil before filling with fudge mixture.

Nutritional Information: Calories 170 Total fat 10 g Saturated fat 4.5 g Cholesterol 15 mg Sodium 140 mg Carbohydrate 22 g Dietary fiber 1 g Sugars 19 g Protein 2 g

Vitamin A 4 %DV Vitamin C 0 %DV Calcium 4 %DV Iron 2 %DV

Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): kraftrecipes.com