Butter Pecan Fudge


A smooth and deliciously-flavored fudge. You could also use walnuts instead of pecans. A co-worker shared this wonderful recipe with me and the entire office loved it!

Butter Pecan Fudge
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
64 1-inch pieces


  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • teaspoon salt

  • ½ cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar

  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Butter an 8-inch square baking pan.

  2. Combine butter, brown sugar, white sugar, and salt in a saucepan; pour in cream. Bring to a boil, stirring until butter melts and sugar is dissolved. Let mixture boil, stirring often, for 5 minutes.

  3. Remove saucepan from heat; add vanilla extract and mix well. Stir in confectioners' sugar until smooth. Fold pecans into fudge.

  4. Pour fudge into prepared pan and cool until firm, 1 to 2 hours. Cut into 1-inch squares.

Cook's Note:

Store fudge in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

59 Calories
3g Fat
7g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 64
Calories 59
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 6mg 2%
Sodium 16mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 0g
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 11mg 0%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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