Wednesday, December 7, 2011

12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS GOODIES (Day 7): Butterfinger Fudge

Day 7 of 12 Days of Christmas Goodies
Butterfinger Fudge

This is my second favorite fudge recipe this holiday season. Later on today is actually my CRAZY COOKING CHALLENGE #4. Myself and 70+ other bloggers are searching for the Ultimate FUDGE recipe. I made SIX recipes, yes SIX to find the Ultimate recipe. This recipe came in second place. You'll have to come back later on today to see what recipe came in first.

Since we are in the middle of the 12 Days of Christmas Goodies, I thought it only appropriate to include fudge in this challenge. Christmas without fudge, is like not having Christmas at all.

Grab Our Button & the Blog Hop Code if you wish to display the Linky on your own Blog. Or just link up and play along with us as we gather a ton of THEME recipes for the next 12 days.

Butterfinger Fudge
recipe found at Shugary Sweets

3 cup sugar
1-1/4 cup heavy cream
1 tbsp corn syrup
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp vanilla extract
8 snack sized Butterfinger bars, crushed

Bring sugar, heavy cream, corn syrup and butter to a boil in a heavy saucepan, stirring constantly. Once boiling, do not stir. Using a candy thermometer, bring mixture to soft ball stage, 238 degrees (about 10 minutes). Remove from heat, add vanilla to pan, do not stir, and allow mixture to cool to 120 degrees (about 45 minutes).

Pour mixture into a mixing bowl and beat until it is no longer glossy (about 3-5 minutes). Pour into a parchment paper lined 11x7 pan. Immediately press crushed candy bars onto top of fudge. Press firmly!

Allow fudge to set in refrigerator, covered, for about 2 hours. Cut into bite size pieces and enjoy cold!

We will be having a linky party for the first 12 days in Decmeber. It's a BLOG HOP Party, so if you wish you can grab the blog hop code below or just link up some of your recipes with our THEME.

Here is a SNEAK PEAK of what's coming up and what's been happening.....
All the Blog Hops will be OPEN until Christmas Day (so there is plenty of time to link up)!

Day 1 - Candy Bark "Pretzel Bark"
Day 2 - Christmas Cookies "S'more Chocolate Chip Cookies"
Day 3 - Bread & Muffins "Reese's Peanut Butter Banana Bread"
Day 4 - Truffles "Egg Nog Truffles"
Day 5 - Cupcakes "Apple Pie Cupcakes"

Day 6 - Snowman "Anything SNOWMAN"
Day 7 - Fudge "Butterfinger Fudge"
Day 8 - Cake Pops or Cake Balls "Red Velvet Cake Balls - Reindeer"
Day 9 - Gifts in a Jar "Peppermint Hot Chocolate in a Jar"
Day 10 - Sugar Cookies "Swirl Sugar Cookies"
Day 11 - Homemade Candy "Peanut Butter Cups"
Day 12 - Anything Candy Cane "White Chocolate Candy Cane Pudding Cookies"

Today's Theme is FUDGE!
I can't wait to see some more FUDGE recipes!


  1. Yum! I love fudge... and this looks delicious!

  2. Tina, your fudge sounds delicious. This is my first visit to your blog, so I took some tine to browse through your earlier posts. I'm so glad I did that. I really like the food and recipes you share with your readers and I'll definitely be back. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

  3. I just jotted this recipe down from Shugary Sweets the other day! Can't wait to make it!!!! Yours looks wonderful! :)

    <3 Amy

  4. Awww I feel the love. Looks wonderful!! Thanks for the shout out :)

  5. Hi Tina,

    I linked up my fudge to your fudge themed recipes! Happy Friday!



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