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White Chocolate Pistachio Fudge

No recipe image available.Festive white chocolate and marshmallow fudge laced with toasted pistachios and candied cherries, a lovely fudge to serve for the holidays, or give as gifts.

Recipe Ingredients:

1/2 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup sour cream
1/2 cup margarine or butter
12 ounces white chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 (7-ounce) jar marshmallow cream
3/4 cup toasted chopped pistachios (or other toasted nuts)
3/4 cup candied cherries*

Cooking Directions:

  1. In a heavy 2 1/2 to 3 quarts saucepot, bring sugar, margarine, and sour cream to full boil over a medium flame, stirring constantly.
  2. Continue to boil for 7 minutes or until candy thermometer reaches 234°F (100°C), stirring constantly.
  3. Remove from stove and stir in white chocolate until melted.
  4. Stir in the remaining ingredients until well blended.
  5. Pour in a greased 8 or 9-inch square pan.
  6. Cool for several hours or overnight; cut into 1-inch squares, if desired.

Makes 64 (1-inch) squares.

*Note: Candied cherries are significantly drier than maraschino cherries. If using maraschino cherries for the candied cherries, drain them, chop and let sit overnight to dry.