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White Chocolate Pistachio Fudge

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 10-12 ounces white chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup pistachios, shelled and roasted

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Instructions

  1. In 2-quart heavy saucepan sweetened condensed milk, sugar, salt, and lemon juice to a boil over medium heat. Continue to boil until it reaches 236 degrees F (soft-ball stage; about 20-30 minutes).
  2. Remove from heat, add butter and white chocolate (or white chips). Do not stir; let sit undisturbed until the pan can be handled (about 110 degrees F).
  3. Stir until thick, fold in vanilla and pistachios.
  4. Spread into a buttered 8-inch square pan.
  5. Cool.
  6. Cut into 1-inch squares.

A 10- to 12-ounce package white (vanilla) chips can be substituted for 10- to 12-ounces of white chocolate.

White chips bake well and are about 1/3 the price of white chocolate.

Go wild and use the red or green pistachios.

You can also add 1/2 cup of candied cherries to add color and flavor.