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Orange Pecan Fudge Squares

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Orange rind 1⁄2 Tablespoon (grated)
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Currants 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Combine the sugar, cream, and orange rind in a heavy 2-quart saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, to 234°, or until a little of the syrup forms a soft ball when dropped in cold water.
Remove from the heat; add the butter and, without stirring, cool to lukewarm (110°).
Beat until the mixture loses its gloss.
Beat in the pecans and currants.
Spread in an 8-inch square buttered pan.
Cool until firm, then cut into squares.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2711 Calories from Fat 1062

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 122 g187.7%

Saturated Fat 63.8 g319.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 330.9 mg110.3%

Sodium 85.4 mg3.6%

Total Carbohydrates 417 g139.1%

Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.5%

Sugars 403.3 g

Protein 9 g17.9%

Vitamin A 64.8% Vitamin C 39.1%

Calcium 22.1% Iron 7.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Orange Pecan Fudge Squares Recipe