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If a party is on the horizon and you need a great dessert or treat to add to the mix, try this great and easy homemade fudge recipe. Easy to make, easier to eat and it has so many possibilities, makes a great gift for birthdays, holidays and housewarmings. If you'd love to sample some local fudge from right here in South Carolina, and you'd like to be able to order it from the convenience of your home, try visiting: Southern Candy Kitchen Inc located at 2100 W Carolina Ave, Hartsville, SC. They have a website that will allow you to order their goods right online.
Makes 64 servings
2 3-ounce packages cream cheese softened
1 6-ounce package white baking chocolate melted
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
5 cups powdered sugar unsifted
1 cup pecans chopped
Generously butter an 8 x 8 x 2-inch baking pan.
In a large mixer bowl at medium speed, beat cream cheese, white chocolate, vanilla and salt until well blended. At low speed, gradually add powdered sugar and beat until well blended and thick. Increase speed to medium and beat for 1 to 2 minutes or until fluffy. At low speed, beat in nuts. Spread evenly in prepared pan. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours or until set.
Cut into 1- 2 inch pieces. Cover and store in the refrigerator for up to 10 days.
Other add ins for your fudge would be crushed mint candy,crushed Oreo cookies, chocolate chips, roasted almonds, raisins, dried cranberries, macadamia nuts, walnuts, and shredded coconut.