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Sweet Potato Fudge Makes Eating Veggies a Treat

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Sweet potatoes have been used in desserts for the longest time so don't be surprised to see it turn up in a fudge recipe.

With sweet potato as your main ingredient you are guaranteed a moist and melt in your mouth fudge. Warm cinnamon and crunchy walnuts really round the flavor out. Even your grandma would be proud to see you make this one!


  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter
  • 2/3 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup sweet potato puree
  • 1 10-ounce package white chocolate chips
  • 7 ounces jar marshmallow cream
  • 3/4 cup nuts, toasted and coarsely chopped


  1. Prepare a 9x13-inch pan by lining it with aluminum foil and spraying the foil with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a large saucepan over medium-high heat combine the sugar, butter, evaporated milk, salt, and sweet potato puree. Stir until the butter and sugar dissolves, then wipe down the sides of the saucepan with a wet pastry brush to prevent crystallization. Insert a candy thermometer.
  3. Continue to cook, stirring frequently, until the thermometer reads 234 degrees this boiling will take about 20 minutes.
  4. Remove the saucepan from the heat and stir in the white chocolate chips until they're completely melted.
  5. Next, add the marshmallow cream and the chopped nuts, and stir until they're well-incorporated.
  6. Scrape the fudge into the prepared pan and allow it to set and cool completely at room temperature.
  7. Once set, use a large knife to cut the fudge into small squares to serve.