Buttermilk Fudge Drops

  • 35 mins
  • 8 ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 2 tbs white corn syrup
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 tsp pure vanilla extract
These delicious fudge drops are super sweet and made with buttermilk, sugar, corn syrup, pecans and vanilla extract. They are super addictive.

  • In a small bowl, combine the buttermilk and baking soda.
  • Let stand for 1 minute.
  • In a medium pan, combine the sugar, butter, corn syrup, cream of tartar and the buttermilk mixture.
  • Cook to soft-ball stage (230-240) degrees on a candy thermometer, over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. A flexible spatula will work well.
  • It will take about 12 minutes for the mixture to reach the correct temperature.
  • Remove from the heat and beat with a mixer for 1 minute, and then beat in the pecans and vanilla.
  • It should be hot, but not too hot to handle.
  • Keep stirring with a spoon as it cools a bit more.
  • Spoon the mixture by spoonfuls onto waxed paper to form the drops and let it cool.
  • They will harden as they cool,

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