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What are some good and easy recipes for brown sugar fudge?

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Some highly rated and quick brown sugar fudge recipes are ones from AllRecipes.com and Epicurious. The recipe from Epicurious requires a candy thermometer and takes about 45 minutes to prepare. The AllRecipes.com fudge uses less ingredients and takes only 15 minutes to prepare.

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To make the brown sugar fudge from AllRecipes.com, bring 3 cups brown sugar, 3/4 cup evaporated milk and 1 cup of butter to a boil for 10 minutes. After boiling, remove the mixture from the heat and stir in 2 cups confectioners' sugar. Use an electric mixer to beat the fudge for five minutes. If desired, stir in 1 cup chopped walnuts. Place the fudge into a greased 8-by-8-inch pan and allow to cool before cutting.

For Epicurious' brown sugar fudge, start by mixing together 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons evaporated milk, 2 cups brown sugar, 1 1/2 sticks of butter and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Bring the brown sugar mixture to a boil and boil until all sugar dissolves. Lower the heat to a simmer and cook, stirring frequently, until a candy thermometer reads 238 F.

Use an electric mixer to add in 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and 1 3/4 cups confectioners' sugar. Beat the fudge for five minutes, and then spread into an 8-inch baking pan. Refrigerate the fudge until it sets.

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