Old Time Penuche
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs) (2 Pounds)|
|Evaporated milk||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Undiluted)|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Chopped walnuts||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
In large saucepan mix sugar, milk, butter, and salt.
Cook, stirring, until sugar is dissolved.
Continue cooking until 238°F.registers on candy thermometer, or until a small amount of mixture dropped into cold water forms a soft ball.
Remove from heat and let stand until lukewarm (110°F.).
Add vanilla and walnuts.
Beat until mixture is thick and loses its gloss.
Pour into buttered 9-inch square pan.
When firm, cut into squares.
Makes about 3 pounds.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 6581 Calories from Fat 2291
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 258 g397%
Saturated Fat 81.2 g405.9%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 316.1 mg105.4%
Sodium 1053.4 mg43.9%
Total Carbohydrates 1047 g349.1%
Dietary Fiber 23.3 g93.1%
Sugars 1013.2 g
Protein 58 g116.8%
Vitamin A 68.2% Vitamin C 8.1%
Calcium 169.5% Iron 86.1%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet