Schnepf Farms Pumpkin Fudge
Submitted by Shellie Tow - Casa Grande, Arizona
Source: Carrie Schnepf, Schnepf Farms - www.schnepffarms.com
Schnepf Farms is the Southwest's premier entertainment farm. Find out about picking-your-own vegetables and fruits, shopping in a country store, camping on a farm, enjoy something fresh from the bakery, attending unique farm festivals and events or just visiting a true working family farm. Schnepf Farms is located at 22601 East Cloud Road, Queen Creek, Arizona.
3 cups granulated sugar
1 cup milk
3 tablespoons light corn syrup
1/2 cup pumpkin puree
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
Butter or grease an 8-inch square pan.
In a 3-quart saucepan, mix together sugar, milk, corn syrup, pumpkin and salt. Bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium, add vanilla extract and butter, and continue boiling for 7 minutes. DO NOT STIR. Pour into pan. Push the nuts down into the top of the fudge with a spoon. Let harden.